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Ascension Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 09:34

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Ascension Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Gonzales Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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Join the Cascadia Rising 2016 exercise TweetChat June 6 with #CascadiaEQ

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 19:33
SEATTLE – On June 6 at 12 p.m. PT, a one-hour Q&A TweetChat will take place about a possible 9.0 magnitude Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Language English
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DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to state’s shellfish sanitation regulations set for June 27 in Dover

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:48
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – A DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to Delaware’s Shellfish Sanitation Regulations is set for Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m. in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. The hearing was inadvertently listed in the state register of regulations as taking place June 2.

Natchitoches Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:08

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Natchitoches Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Natchitoches Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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Caddo Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:38

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Caddo Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Shreveport Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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This Hurricane Season, Flood Insurance is a Wise Investment

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:21

AUSTIN, Texas – Flooding is a familiar and frequent natural disaster in Texas. Heavy rains are a consistent threat across the state, while hurricanes have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in flood damage to Texas homes and businesses in just the past few years.

A flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program offers Texas residents their best protection against loss. It takes 30 days for a new NFIP policy to go into effect. 

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Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 4 in Columbus

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 12:00

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in Columbus in Colorado County will close at 2 p.m. on June 4.

Location:      
Colorado County EMS
305 Radio Lane, Room 101
Columbus, TX 78934

Closing:         
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.

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Division of Fish and Wildlife announces Delawares 2016 wild turkey season produced new state record harvest of 706 birds

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 11:11
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which ended May 7, yielded 706 birds – a new state record, surpassing the previous record of 687 in 2014, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Delaware allows only the harvest of turkeys with beards – almost always males – during the spring season, the only time of year turkeys may be hunted here.

DNREC to hold public hearing Wednesday, June 8 in Millville on Statewide Activity Approval process for Delaware shellfish aquaculture activities

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:28
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – The DNREC Division of Water’s Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section will conduct a public hearing Wednesday, June 8 to solicit input on the proposed Statewide Activity Approval (SAA) for shellfish aquaculture

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors While Disaster Recovery

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 09:41

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), at the
Monroe Civic Center, 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, will close on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. The
center will reopen at a new location. Officials will announce the new location once that
information is available.

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Harris and Austin Counties

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:40

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit two home improvement stores in Harris County and another in Austin County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available from June 2-7 at the following locations:

Harris County

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FEMA Encourages Preparedness for the 2016 Hurricane Season

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:35

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is calling on individuals and families across the nation to prepare for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, which begins today and runs through November 30. 

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DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites public to vote online through June 8 for best painted rain barrel in youth and adult art contests

DNREC News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:06
DOVER (June 1, 2016) – The public’s art appreciation is sought in voting for favorite entries now online in the 2016 youth and adult rain barrel painting contests sponsored by DNREC’s Watershed Assessment and Management Section. Online voting is open and continues through Wednesday, June 8, for selecting this year’s winning rain barrel artworks.

Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 4 and 5

DNREC News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:38
DOVER (May 31, 2016) – Been thinking about casting a line into a nearby pond or daydreaming of a sunny afternoon at the beach with your surf rod, but just haven’t gotten around to purchasing your 2016 Delaware fishing license? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has an opportunity for you.

DNREC reminds Delawareans and visitors alike to take advantage of free admission on ‘Delaware State Parks Day’ Sunday, June 5

DNREC News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:01
DOVER (June 1, 2016) – With Governor Jack Markell having proclaimed Sunday, June 5 as “Delaware State Parks Day,” DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds Delawareans and visitors alike that admission is free that day to most parks

Disaster Recovery Centers to Close June 4 in Brookshire and Hempstead, Waller County

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:10

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery centers in Brookshire and Hempstead in Waller County will close June 4.

Location:
Brookshire Civic Center
4010 4th St.
Brookshire, Texas 77423

Closing:
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Location:
Waller County Road & Bridge
(government building)
775 Business 290 E.
Hempstead, Texas 77445

Closing:
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

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Louisiana Disaster Survivors: What Are You Waiting For?

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:35

BATON ROUGE, La. – If you are one of the many Louisiana residents who were affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred March 8 through April 8 and haven’t registered for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, why wait? Do it now!

You have until June 13 to take the first step toward getting federal assistance. Don’t miss out! Once you register with FEMA, you may be eligible for a federal grant to help you with your recovery. You may also qualify for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Baynard Stadium’s south bleachers closed as possible safety hazard; DNREC exploring temporary seating options

DNREC News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 08:27
WILMINGTON (May 31, 2016) – The south bleachers at Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium have been condemned and closed effective immediately after the bleachers were found to be at the end of their useful lifespan

First four piping plover chicks of the season spotted on the Point at Cape Henlopen

DNREC News - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:41
LEWES (May 31, 2016) – The first piping plover nest of the season has hatched a full clutch of four chicks on the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today.

Disaster Recovery Centers to Close June 4 in Brookshire and Hempstead, Waller County

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 13:38

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery centers in Brookshire and Hempstead in Waller County will close June 4.

Location:
Brookshire Civic Center4010 4th St.
Brookshire, Texas 77423

Closing:
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Location:
Waller County Road & Bridge (government building)
775 Business 290 E.
Hempstead, Texas 77445

Closing:
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

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Categories: Federal News