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FEMA Urges Preparedness in Hawaii Ahead of Tropical Storm Ana

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:30

Hawaii Residents and Visitors Urged to Follow Direction of Local Officials

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its National Watch Center in Washington and its Pacific Area Office in Oahu, continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ana in the Pacific Ocean. FEMA remains in close, direct contact with emergency management partners in Hawaii.

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FEMA Urges Preparedness in Hawaii Ahead of Tropical Storm Ana

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:30

Hawaii Residents and Visitors Urged to Follow Direction of Local Officials

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its National Watch Center in Washington and its Pacific Area Office in Oahu, continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ana in the Pacific Ocean. FEMA remains in close, direct contact with emergency management partners in Hawaii.

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Making Strides with Public Projects: Update on PA Top Ten

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:13

EATONTOWN, N.J -- One of the largest public assistance projects in the history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently received final approval for funding.

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Making Strides with Public Projects: Update on PA Top Ten

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:13

EATONTOWN, N.J -- One of the largest public assistance projects in the history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently received final approval for funding.

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Mitigation Makes for Success: A Tale of Three Businesses

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:46

EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Anyone who owns a business along the New Jersey shore is aware of the role the weather plays in its success or failure.  A rainy summer can wreak havoc with the cash register -- people don’t come to the beach, visit the boardwalk or stop in at shore restaurants when the weather is bad. 

And when a storm like Hurricane Sandy threatens the coastline, owners of coastal businesses batten down the hatches and hope that the preparations they’ve made will keep their property secure. 

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Mitigation Makes for Success: A Tale of Three Businesses

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:46

EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Anyone who owns a business along the New Jersey shore is aware of the role the weather plays in its success or failure.  A rainy summer can wreak havoc with the cash register -- people don’t come to the beach, visit the boardwalk or stop in at shore restaurants when the weather is bad. 

And when a storm like Hurricane Sandy threatens the coastline, owners of coastal businesses batten down the hatches and hope that the preparations they’ve made will keep their property secure. 

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Michigan Residents Warned of Fake Building Contractors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:10

WARREN, Mich. – With more than $69.3 million in disaster recovery assistance approved for Michigan homeowners and renters, fake building contractors are angling to get their hands on some of it, state and federal officials warned.

Scam artists and other criminals often prey on survivors who have received money to repair their storm-damaged homes. Authorities in Michigan have already received isolated reports of people doing just that.

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Michigan Residents Warned of Fake Building Contractors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:10

WARREN, Mich. – With more than $69.3 million in disaster recovery assistance approved for Michigan homeowners and renters, fake building contractors are angling to get their hands on some of it, state and federal officials warned.

Scam artists and other criminals often prey on survivors who have received money to repair their storm-damaged homes. Authorities in Michigan have already received isolated reports of people doing just that.

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FEMA Awards $368,487 Grant to the Village of Middle Point: Hazard Mitigation funds will be used to construct a tornado safe room

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:02

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $368,487 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Middle Point, Ohio, for the construction of a community safe room in the village’s new fire/EMS station. Following the completion of the project, the community safe room will be made available to the citizens of Middle Point.

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FEMA Awards $368,487 Grant to the Village of Middle Point: Hazard Mitigation funds will be used to construct a tornado safe room

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:02

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $368,487 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Middle Point, Ohio, for the construction of a community safe room in the village’s new fire/EMS station. Following the completion of the project, the community safe room will be made available to the citizens of Middle Point.

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Deadline Approaching for Governments and Nonprofits to Apply for Federal Assistance

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:30

WARREN, Mich. – Local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster funds due to the severe storms and flood damage that occurred from Aug. 11-13.

The major federal disaster declaration for severe flooding and storms requested by Gov. Rick Snyder and granted by President Obama on Sept. 25 makes public assistance available in the form of grants to those affected local governments and eligible nonprofit organizations.

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Deadline Approaching for Governments and Nonprofits to Apply for Federal Assistance

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:30

WARREN, Mich. – Local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster funds due to the severe storms and flood damage that occurred from Aug. 11-13.

The major federal disaster declaration for severe flooding and storms requested by Gov. Rick Snyder and granted by President Obama on Sept. 25 makes public assistance available in the form of grants to those affected local governments and eligible nonprofit organizations.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

FEMA Region III News Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:27
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

 

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.  The exercise will occur during the week of October 21st to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:27
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

 

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.  The exercise will occur during the week of October 21st to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

FEMA Region III News Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:27
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

 

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.  The exercise will occur during the week of October 21st to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:27
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

 

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.  The exercise will occur during the week of October 21st to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA Says Disaster Recovery Centers Are One-Stop Shops

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:35

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages disaster survivors to visit one of the four Disaster Recovery Centers in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to learn about the many paths toward recovering from the August severe storms and flooding.

The recovery centers are one-stop shops where disaster survivors can register for assistance, discuss types of disaster assistance programs with specialists, receive the status of their existing application and obtain other information.

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FEMA Says Disaster Recovery Centers Are One-Stop Shops

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:35

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages disaster survivors to visit one of the four Disaster Recovery Centers in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to learn about the many paths toward recovering from the August severe storms and flooding.

The recovery centers are one-stop shops where disaster survivors can register for assistance, discuss types of disaster assistance programs with specialists, receive the status of their existing application and obtain other information.

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FEMA Encourages Participation in Oct 16 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:43

With earthquakes possible in most states, all Americans should practice what to do.

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FEMA Encourages Participation in Oct 16 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:43

With earthquakes possible in most states, all Americans should practice what to do.

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Categories: Federal News