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FEMA Encourages Participation in Oct 16 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

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

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

FEMA Awards $1,510,942 Grant to Lake County: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish nine flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:16

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,510,942 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Lake County, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of nine residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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FEMA Awards $1,510,942 Grant to Lake County: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish nine flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:16

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,510,942 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Lake County, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of nine residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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FEMA Awards $971,295 Grant to the Village of Cary: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish four flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:09

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $971,295 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Cary, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of four residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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FEMA Awards $971,295 Grant to the Village of Cary: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish four flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:09

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $971,295 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Cary, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of four residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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FEMA Awards $820,211 Grant to the Village of Downers Grove: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish four flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:08

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $820,211 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Downers Grove, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of four residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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FEMA Awards $820,211 Grant to the Village of Downers Grove: Hazard mitigation funds will be used to acquire and demolish four flood prone structures

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:08

CHICAGO –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $820,211 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Downers Grove, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of four residential structures in the floodplain. Following demolition, these properties will be maintained as permanent open space in the community.

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Former Hightstown Firefighter David C. Lidke to be Honored at Sunday’s National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:55

EMMITSBURG, MD -- David C. Lidke of Hightstown, New Jersey, will be one of 107 fallen firefighters to be honored at the 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 12.

The service will take place at 10 a.m. at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.and will be available via live stream.

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Former Hightstown Firefighter David C. Lidke to be Honored at Sunday’s National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:55

EMMITSBURG, MD -- David C. Lidke of Hightstown, New Jersey, will be one of 107 fallen firefighters to be honored at the 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 12.

The service will take place at 10 a.m. at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.and will be available via live stream.

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Former Readington Firefighter Jeffrey Scheurer To Be Honored at Sunday’s National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:50

EMMITSBURG, MD. -- Jeffrey Scheurer of Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, will be one of 107 fallen firefighters to be honored at the 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 12.

The service will take place at 10 a.m. at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.   Scheuerer, 35, a member of the New Jersey State Forest Fire Service, was on duty conducting a controlled burn along Route 629 near Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton Township when he was struck by a vehicle and killed.

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Former Readington Firefighter Jeffrey Scheurer To Be Honored at Sunday’s National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:50

EMMITSBURG, MD. -- Jeffrey Scheurer of Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, will be one of 107 fallen firefighters to be honored at the 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 12.

The service will take place at 10 a.m. at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.   Scheuerer, 35, a member of the New Jersey State Forest Fire Service, was on duty conducting a controlled burn along Route 629 near Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton Township when he was struck by a vehicle and killed.

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Disaster Survivors Have Options to Access Federal Disaster Assistance

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:35

WARREN, Mich. – Storm survivors in Michigan counties affected by the August floods and storms have plenty of options when it comes to registering for federal assistance and learning about programs to help them recover.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) specialists are staffing four Disaster Recovery Centers, numerous recovery support sites and several informational areas at home improvement stores in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

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Disaster Survivors Have Options to Access Federal Disaster Assistance

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:35

WARREN, Mich. – Storm survivors in Michigan counties affected by the August floods and storms have plenty of options when it comes to registering for federal assistance and learning about programs to help them recover.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) specialists are staffing four Disaster Recovery Centers, numerous recovery support sites and several informational areas at home improvement stores in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

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Recovery Centers Open on Columbus Day

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:26

WARREN, Mich. – The disaster recovery centers operating in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties will be open during regular hours on Monday, Columbus Day, for survivors of the August floods seeking recovery assistance.

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Recovery Centers Open on Columbus Day

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:26

WARREN, Mich. – The disaster recovery centers operating in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties will be open during regular hours on Monday, Columbus Day, for survivors of the August floods seeking recovery assistance.

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Federal Disaster Aid in Michigan Tops $51 Million

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:07

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding.

As of close of business Oct. 9:

58,845 Michigan residents in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne registered for federal disaster assistance;

More than $35.9 million has been approved for housing assistance, including rental assistance and home repair costs;

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Federal Disaster Aid in Michigan Tops $51 Million

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:07

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding.

As of close of business Oct. 9:

58,845 Michigan residents in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne registered for federal disaster assistance;

More than $35.9 million has been approved for housing assistance, including rental assistance and home repair costs;

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107 Fallen Firefighters to be honored Sunday at National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:09

Those remembered include firefighters lost from the West (Texas) fertilizer plant explosion and Yarnell Hill (Arizona) wildfire

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107 Fallen Firefighters to be honored Sunday at National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:09

Those remembered include firefighters lost from the West (Texas) fertilizer plant explosion and Yarnell Hill (Arizona) wildfire

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Categories: Federal News