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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 20-26

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:23
DOVER (July 31, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 20-26 made 1,586 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public, including 294 vessel boardings

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Iowa Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:23

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Iowa.

Assistance for the State and Affected Local and Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:

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President Declares Disaster for Iowa

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:18

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Iowa to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of June 20-25, 2015.

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STATE/FEMA RECOVERY CENTERS TO OPEN IN CARTER, OKFUSKEE AND OKMULGEE COUNTIES

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:05

OKLAHOMA CITY – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open in Carter, Okfuskee and Okmulgee counties to help people in Oklahoma who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and tornadoes occurring May 5 through June 22.

A DRC officially reopens in Carter County on Tuesday, August 4, at:

Ardmore Convention Center
(Conference Rooms 3 & 4)
2401 N. Rockford Road
Ardmore, OK 73401
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

A mobile DRC officially opens in Okfuskee County on Tuesday, August 4, at:

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Texans: Please Share Disaster Recovery Info with Friends and Neighbors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:39

AUSTIN, Texas — Word of mouth is a powerful way to spread news.  Amazing as it may seem, some people are so busy with their recovery, they haven’t heard about federal help. You could be the one to bring this important message to someone you know, perhaps a friend, neighbor, co-worker, family member or acquaintance.

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Additional Damage May Mean Additional Assistance for Oklahomans

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:58

OKLAHOMA CITY – Many Oklahomans have already registered with the Federal Management Agency for disaster assistance to repair their damaged homes, but as they may have experienced multiple rounds of storms and be eligible for additional assistance, they should call FEMA to request a re-inspection.

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Disaster Recovery Center in Grayson County Transitioning to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:29

AUSTIN, Texas – To meet the needs of Texans affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Sherman will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Monday.

The Disaster Recovery Center at the Sherman Youth Center, located at 407 W. Washington St., Sherman, TX will close on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m.

On Monday, Aug. 3, an SBA center will open at the Grayson County Courthouse.

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FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Stouts Creek Fire

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:22

SEATTLE - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Stouts Creek Fire, burning in Douglas County, Oregon.

FEMA Region X Regional Administrator, Kenneth D. Murphy determined that the Stouts Creek Fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. Murphy approved the state’s request for federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) on July 31, 2015 at 1:33 a.m. PDT.

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Disaster Recovery Center to Relocate in Hidalgo County for Texas Flood Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:43

AUSTIN, Texas – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hidalgo County will relocate to a new location on Monday, Aug. 3, for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22.

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Two Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Wharton County for Texas Flood Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:37

AUSTIN, Texas – Two State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will open on Monday, Aug. 3 and Thursday, Aug. 6, at noon in Wharton County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22.

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Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Wise County for Texas Flood Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:54

AUSTIN, Texas – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, Aug. 3, at noon in Wise County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22.

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DNREC announces plans to dredge Little River near Dover

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:45
DOVER (July 31, 2015) – DNREC’s Divisions of Watershed Stewardship and Fish & Wildlife today announced plans for a cooperative dredging project on the Little River near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek east into the Delaware Bay

Governor Markell joins DNREC Secretary David Small in honoring Delawares 2015 Young Environmentalists in State Fair ceremony

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:00
HARRINGTON (July 30, 2015) – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small and DNREC Deputy Secretary Kara Coats honored eight Delaware students recognized as DNREC’s 2015 Young Environmentalists of the Year.

Communities urged to apply for aid that helps build more disaster-resistant infrastructure

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:16

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Federal assistance may be available to help Arkansas communities rebuild infrastructure to higher, more disaster-resistant standards and state officials are encouraging local governments to take advantage of that funding.

The assistance to communities is part of the aid that became available following the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 7 to June 15, 2015.

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Governor Markell, Secretary Small honor DNRECs Volunteers of the Year at State Fair ceremony

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:43
HARRINGTON (July 30, 2015) – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary David Small honored the Department’s 2015 Volunteers of the Year, with awards presented in 10 volunteer categories.

Reclaim Our River Program to hold Second Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta Aug 8 on Nanticoke River

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:53
BLADES (July 15, 2015) – The Second Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta – presented by the Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, in conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River Program, the Town of Blades and the Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron – will cast off on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 N. Market Street, Blades, DE 19973.

Winners of 29th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament honored today at Delaware State Fair Governors Day ceremony

DNREC News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 08:18
HARRINGTON (July 30, 2015) – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary David Small honored the winners of the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s 29th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held last month at ponds across the state.

Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Dakota Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 21:19

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of South Dakota.

Assistance for the State and Affected Local and Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:

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