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Mitigation Teams Continue to Offer Free Home Repair Advice

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:05

WARREN, Mich. – Mitigation specialists continue their outreach in five new locations in Oakland and Wayne counties to give free advice on rebuilding properties damaged in the August floods, and to answer questions on how to be disaster-ready.

The new locations are:

Oakland County:
Home Depot
1177 Coolidge Highway
Troy, MI 48084
Oct. 19 to Nov. 3, Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Thursdays.

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Categories: Federal News

Mitigation Teams Continue to Offer Free Home Repair Advice

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:05

WARREN, Mich. – Mitigation specialists continue their outreach in five new locations in Oakland and Wayne counties to give free advice on rebuilding properties damaged in the August floods, and to answer questions on how to be disaster-ready.

The new locations are:

Oakland County:
Home Depot
1177 Coolidge Highway
Troy, MI 48084
Oct. 19 to Nov. 3, Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Thursdays.

Language English
Categories: Federal News

Federal Disaster Aid in Michigan Tops $84 Million

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

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that nearly $84 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. 16:

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Disaster Aid in Michigan Tops $84 Million

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

WARREN, Mich. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that nearly $84 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. 16:

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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

DNREC now accepting grant proposals for wastewater and surface water project planning

DNREC News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:18
DOVER (October 17, 2014) – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, and the Financial Assistance Branch are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. November 24.

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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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

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. 

Language English
Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

Governor Markell signs new bill to enable DNREC to issue low-numbered surf fishing vehicle plates

DNREC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:42
INDIAN RIVER LIFE-SAVING STATION AND MUSEUM (Oct.16, 2014) – Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small, legislators and surf fishing groups and enthusiasts were on hand today as the Governor signed HB348, which allows DNREC and the Division of Parks & Recreation to issue low-numbered surf vehicle plates (1-1000) by sale or auction.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife stocks trout for fall in White Clay Creek

DNREC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:41
WHITE CLAY CREEK (Oct. 16, 2014) – The Fisheries Section of the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that White Clay Creek has received its annual fall stocking of trout. Fall stockings have occurred at White Clay Creek since 2007.

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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Categories: Federal News

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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Categories: Federal News

Community Involvement Advisory Council meets Oct. 21 at Smyrna Rest Area

DNREC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:50
DOVER (Oct. 16, 2014) – Delaware’s Community Involvement Advisory Council (CIAC) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 9:30 a.m. at the Smyrna Rest Area’s conference room, 5500 DuPont Parkway, Smyrna, DE 19977.

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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Categories: Federal News

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.

Language English
Categories: Federal News