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More Texans Eligible for Disaster Aid, More Time to Apply

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:48

AUSTIN, Texas – More Texans are eligible for federal disaster assistance for the April storms and many more have additional time to register with FEMA for aid.

FEMA extended the period during which those affected by the storms may be eligible for disaster assistance. To be eligible for FEMA help, damage must have occurred April 17-30.

At the request of the state, residents of Anderson, Cherokee, Smith and Wood counties are now eligible for disaster assistance and are encouraged to register with FEMA.

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Texans Who Registered for April Storm Damage Should Register for May-June Floods, Too

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:00

AUSTIN, Texas—Residents of 10 Texas counties that were hit by storms and flooding in April are encouraged to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance if they had damage from the May-June event, as well.

In back-to-back disaster declarations, residents of 10 counties were affected by storms and flooding April 17-30 and again May 26-June 24. Those counties were Austin, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Tyler and Waller.

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New exhibits at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum to be showcased at annual Maritime Heritage Festival

DNREC News - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:37
REHOBOTH BEACH (July 11, 2016) – Delaware Seashore State Park will host the 6th annual Maritime Heritage Festival at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum from noon through 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. During the festival, families can experience the rich history of the Delaware coast through crafts, games, prizes, food, music and demonstrations throughout the day.

Understanding the FEMA Eligibility Letter

FEMA Region III News Releases - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 07:36

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – West Virginians who applied for disaster assistance after the severe storms, mudslides, landslides and flooding that occurred June 22-June 29, 2016, should be sure to read letters or other correspondence from FEMA carefully. Sometimes you may need to provide additional documents or information in order to be eligible for assistance or for a determination to be made.

Common examples of missing information are:

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Understanding the FEMA Eligibility Letter

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 07:36

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – West Virginians who applied for disaster assistance after the severe storms, mudslides, landslides and flooding that occurred June 22-June 29, 2016, should be sure to read letters or other correspondence from FEMA carefully. Sometimes you may need to provide additional documents or information in order to be eligible for assistance or for a determination to be made.

Common examples of missing information are:

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:27

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit Lowe’s in Fort Bend County July 14-19 to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available at the following location:

Where:
Lowe’s, 28005 Southwest Freeway, Rosenberg TX 77471

When:
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 14-15

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, July 18

7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 19

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Ongoing anti-public lewdness campaign by DNREC Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police nets five arrests at Wolfe Neck parking area

DNREC News - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 09:35
LEWES (July 8, 2016) – DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police have arrested five men this month in an ongoing anti-lewdness campaign run operating out of the Wolfe Neck parking area near an intersection with the Junction & Breakwater Trail.

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Kanawha, Monroe Counties

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 11:04

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Kanawha and Monroe counties are the locations for the latest Disaster Recovery Centers.  The centers, which opened July 8, provide survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides with useful information for recovery assistance.

The latest centers are:

Kanawha County                                          Monroe County                                                        

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Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Kanawha, Monroe Counties

FEMA Press Releases - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 11:04

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Kanawha and Monroe counties are the locations for the latest Disaster Recovery Centers.  The centers, which opened July 8, provide survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides with useful information for recovery assistance.

The latest centers are:

Kanawha County                                          Monroe County                                                        

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DNREC takes action to thwart upwind states from transporting air pollution into Delaware, which brings with it a wide range of public health problems

DNREC News - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 15:39
DOVER (July 8, 2016) – On behalf of Delawareans and public health, DNREC has taken two actions this week through the federal court system and US Environmental Protection Agency aimed at requiring “upwind states” to reduce air pollution

FEMA to Those Who Receive Assistance: Use Funds for Its Intended Purpose

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 15:01

AUSTIN, Texas – Federal officials are cautioning Texans who have received disaster assistance from FEMA to use the money for its intended purpose and to keep disaster spending receipts for three years.

Disaster assistance is to help residents meet basic disaster-related needs and funds are distributed via check or direct deposit. A letter explaining what the payment is to be used for arrives within a day or two of the check or direct deposit payment.

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Lincoln County DRC opens

FEMA Region III News Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 14:03

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The latest Disaster Recovery Center opens in Lincoln County beginning July 8 to provide assistance to survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides.

The center is located at the Morrisville Fire Department Substation, 2508 Straight Fork Rd., Alkol, WV 25501.  It is the twelfth center to open in West Virginia.

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Lincoln County DRC opens

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 14:03

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The latest Disaster Recovery Center opens in Lincoln County beginning July 8 to provide assistance to survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides.

The center is located at the Morrisville Fire Department Substation, 2508 Straight Fork Rd., Alkol, WV 25501.  It is the twelfth center to open in West Virginia.

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West Virginia storm survivors should ‘stay in touch’ with FEMA

FEMA Region III News Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 13:59

CHARLESTON, W. Va.– West Virginia homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged by recovery officials to “stay in touch” with the agency after they have applied for assistance.

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West Virginia storm survivors should ‘stay in touch’ with FEMA

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 13:59

CHARLESTON, W. Va.– West Virginia homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged by recovery officials to “stay in touch” with the agency after they have applied for assistance.

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FEMA Urges You to Spend Disaster Funds Wisely

FEMA Region III News Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:16

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help West Virginians recover from the devastating severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides that struck the state during the incident period of June 22-29, 2016.  While assistance is tax-free and grants don’t have to be repaid, FEMA urges you to use the funds quickly, wisely and only for disaster-related expenses.

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FEMA Urges You to Spend Disaster Funds Wisely

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:16

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help West Virginians recover from the devastating severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides that struck the state during the incident period of June 22-29, 2016.  While assistance is tax-free and grants don’t have to be repaid, FEMA urges you to use the funds quickly, wisely and only for disaster-related expenses.

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SBA Low-Interest Disaster Loans Critical to West Virginia Recovery

FEMA Region III News Releases - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 19:01

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging disaster relief applicants to complete and return the loan application forms from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Completing the loan application is a critical part of the disaster assistance process. It can keep the door open to all federal assistance, including possible additional grants, from FEMA.

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SBA Low-Interest Disaster Loans Critical to West Virginia Recovery

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 19:01

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging disaster relief applicants to complete and return the loan application forms from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Completing the loan application is a critical part of the disaster assistance process. It can keep the door open to all federal assistance, including possible additional grants, from FEMA.

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Repairs will temporarily close Post Road in Cape Henlopen State Park

DNREC News - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 16:31
LEWES (July 07, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that Post Road in Cape Henlopen State Park will be closed for repairs July 11-12.