JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached more than $10 million.Language English
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- More than $12 million has been approved through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $3 million through its low-interest disaster loan program.
The following numbers, compiled May 23, provide a snapshot of the Alabama/FEMA disaster recovery to date:
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PENSACOLA, Fla. – Disaster recovery centers will remain open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, to assist survivors of the recent severe storms and flooding in Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties.
Operating hours of the centers are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., until further notice.
Center locations are:
Brownsville Community Center
3100 W. DeSoto St.Language English
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Florida Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working together to connect survivors to a wide array of disaster services and resources. This includes crucial help for people who are experiencing disaster-related unemployment, legal issues or stress.
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LINCROFT, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has closed its first Public Assistance projects undertaken in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.Language English
JACKSON, Miss. – Disaster survivors should check a contractor’s credentials before signing a rebuilding contract. The Mississippi Board of Contractors cautions that fraudulent contractors are contacting survivors and asking them to sign contracts in the amount of their entire homeowner insurance benefit.Language English
DENTON, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining its federal, tribal, state and local partners in Louisiana and Texas to commemorate Hurricane Preparedness Week by sharing critical information about the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season which starts on June 1 and ends on Nov. 30.Language English
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have joined together to bring Arkansans a “one stop” spot on the Internet for information on protecting lives and property from tornadoes and floods.Language English