Share

DGS Annual Report

DGS Annual Report of Programs and Activities.

Click here to download!

FEMA Press Releases

Syndicate content
Updated: 10 weeks 6 days ago

President Declares Disaster for Texas

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 23:19

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on May 26, 2016, and continuing.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Tangipahoa Parish

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 14:15

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Hammond (Tangipahoa Parish) will close on Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

 

Parish Planning Center

42271 S. Morrison Blvd.

Hammond, La.

 

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Monroe Disaster Recovery Center Transitions to SBA Loan Center for Louisiana Survivors

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 13:58

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish) will close on Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m., and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Monday, June 13, at 8 a.m.

The DLOC will be in the same location as the disaster recovery center:

 

Richwood Multi-Purpose Center

2710 Martin Luther King Drive

Richwood, La.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Texans Have 14 Days Left to Register for Disaster Assistance for April Storms

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 11:33

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or loss from the April storms and flooding in 12 counties have only until Friday, June 24, to register for FEMA disaster assistance.

Assistance can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property loss and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Akawana fire

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 13:46

SEATTLE – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Akawana fire burning in Jefferson County, Oregon.

FEMA Region X Deputy Regional Administrator Sharon Loper determined that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. Loper approved the state of Oregon’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 8:44 p.m. PDT on June 8, 2016.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 10 at The Woodlands in Montgomery County

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 13:22

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in The Woodlands in Montgomery County will close at 6 p.m. on June 10.

Location:      
The Woodlands United Methodist Church
9201 Grogans Mill
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Closing:        
6 p.m. Friday, June 10

Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

FEMA in Deer Park, Spring Valley (Harris County) and Sealy (Austin County) With Advice on Lessening Storm Damage

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:23

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit three home-improvement stores in Harris and Austin counties to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available on the following dates, times and locations:

Austin County

Location:      

AL&M Do-it-Best Building Supply, 300 N. Meyer St., Sealy, TX 77474

Hours:           
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 9-10

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Center in Houston (Harris County) to Operate as Disaster Loan Outreach Center

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:12

AUSTIN, Texas – FEMA’s disaster recovery center at the Foundry United Methodist Church in Houston will close at 2 p.m. on June 11 and begin operating as a U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center on June 13.

The disaster loan outreach center will begin operations at 9 a.m. Monday.

Location:      
Foundry United Methodist Church
8350 Jones Rd.
Houston, TX 77065

Hours:           
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Centers to Close June 11 in Spring and Houston (Harris County)

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 09:46

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery centers in Spring and Houston in Harris County will close at 2 p.m. on June 11.

Locations:     
Cypress Creek Christian Church & Community Center
6823 Cypresswood Dr.
Spring, TX 77379

Foundry United Methodist Church
8350 Jones Rd.
Houston, TX 77065

Closing:         
2 p.m. Saturday, June 11

Language English
Categories: Federal News

FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 11:18

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of June 13th to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of West Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Large scale earthquake preparedness exercise starts tomorrow

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 17:30

SEATTLE – Emergency Operations and Coordination Centers (EOC) at all levels of government and the private sector in Washington, Oregon and Idaho will activate June 7-10 as part of ‘Cascadia Rising,’ a national level exercise that will simulate a 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami along the Washington and Oregon coast. Thousands of people, including military personnel, will participate to test a joint response to one of the most complex disaster scenarios facing the Pacific Northwest.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Stafford in Fort Bend County June 11

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 16:53

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in Stafford in Fort Bend County will close at 2 p.m. on June 11.

Location:      
United Way Fort Bend Center
12300 Parc Crest Dr.
Stafford, TX 77477

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Federal Disaster Assistance to Texas Survivors Tops $81 Million for April Floods

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 15:01

AUSTIN, Texas – More than $81 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for the residents of 12 Texas counties recovering from the severe storms and flooding in April.

The 12 counties included in the April 17-24 disaster declaration are: Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Waller and Wharton.

The deadline to register for federal assistance for the April flooding is June 24.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Brookshire (Waller County) Disaster Recovery Center to Operate as Disaster Loan Outreach Center

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:06

AUSTIN, Texas – After FEMA’s Waller County disaster recovery center in Brookshire closes on June 4, it will begin operating as a U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center on Monday, June 6.

Location:      
Brookshire Civic Center
4010 4th St.
Brookshire, TX 77423

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Monroe Disaster Recovery Center Moving To New Location

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:01

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), which is closing today, Friday, June 3, will reopen on Monday, June 6 at 12 noon and close at 6 p.m. It will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  On Friday, June 10 it will open at 8 a.m. and close permanently at 2 p.m.

The new center is located at the following address:

The Richwood Multi-Purpose Center

2710 Martin Luther King Drive

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Webster Parish

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:28

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Minden (Webster Parish) will close on Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

401 Main Street

Minden, La.

 

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Caddo Disaster Recovery Center Transitions to SBA Loan Center for Louisiana Survivors

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:22

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center in Shreveport will close on Friday, June 3, at 6 p.m., and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Monday, June 6, at 9 a.m.

The new DLOC will be located on the Ground Floor of Independence Stadium, at 3301 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport, La. Its hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Language English
Categories: Federal News