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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Georgia Declaration

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 14:47

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 Georgia.

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

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Georgia Declaration

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 14:47

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 Georgia.

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

Language English
Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Georgia

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 14:17

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 Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm during the period of February 15-17, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Georgia

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 14:17

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 Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm during the period of February 15-17, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

FEMA Launches New Feature to Mobile App Empowering Users to Follow Weather Alerts Across the Country

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 14:34

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new feature to its free app that will enable users to receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation. This new feature allows users to receive alerts on severe weather happening anywhere they select in the country, even if the phone is not located in the area, making it easy to follow severe weather that may be threatening family and friends.

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Categories: Federal News

FEMA Launches New Feature to Mobile App Empowering Users to Follow Weather Alerts Across the Country

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 14:34

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new feature to its free app that will enable users to receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation. This new feature allows users to receive alerts on severe weather happening anywhere they select in the country, even if the phone is not located in the area, making it easy to follow severe weather that may be threatening family and friends.

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Declaration

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:51

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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Declaration

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:51

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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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

Language English
Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Massachusetts

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:45

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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supplement commonwealth, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding during the period of January 26-28, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Massachusetts

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:45

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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supplement commonwealth, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding during the period of January 26-28, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

Hamilton County Residents Invited to See Preliminary Flood Maps

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:54

ATLANTA–Newly revised digital flood insurance rate maps for Hamilton County, TN; will be available for residents to review at a public open house on April 13. Flood maps show the extent to which areas are at risk for flooding, and are used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements.

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Categories: Federal News

Hamilton County Residents Invited to See Preliminary Flood Maps

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:54

ATLANTA–Newly revised digital flood insurance rate maps for Hamilton County, TN; will be available for residents to review at a public open house on April 13. Flood maps show the extent to which areas are at risk for flooding, and are used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements.

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Categories: Federal News

FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:56

Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant.  The exercise will occur during the week of April 13, 2015 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

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:56

Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant.  The exercise will occur during the week of April 13, 2015 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Connecticut Declaration

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:39

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 Connecticut.

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

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Connecticut Declaration

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:39

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 Connecticut.

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

Language English
Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Connecticut

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:36

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 Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 26-28, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

President Declares Disaster for Connecticut

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:36

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 Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 26-28, 2015. 

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Categories: Federal News

Get Ready Now for Potential Severe Weather & Wildfires

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:10

DENTON, Texas – People living in parts of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are urged to get ready now for potential severe weather that could strike over the next few days in the form of possible severe thunderstorms, hail, strong winds, flash flooding, tornadoes and wildfires.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region 6 office continues to monitor the situation and stands ready to support state and local partners as needed and requested in any affected areas.

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Categories: Federal News

Get Ready Now for Potential Severe Weather & Wildfires

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:10

DENTON, Texas – People living in parts of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are urged to get ready now for potential severe weather that could strike over the next few days in the form of possible severe thunderstorms, hail, strong winds, flash flooding, tornadoes and wildfires.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region 6 office continues to monitor the situation and stands ready to support state and local partners as needed and requested in any affected areas.

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Categories: Federal News