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Disaster Recovery Progress at Pine Ridge

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:55

PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that struck the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation last spring.  In the six months since President Obama’s disaster declaration, hundreds of households have received assistance funds and FEMA and the Oglala Sioux Tribe have engaged in the largest housing effort in the tribe’s history.  To support this effort, FEMA has established offices on the reservation, as well as in Hot Springs and Rapid City.

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Federal Aid Programs for the Arkansas Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:39

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 Arkansas.

Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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President Declares Disaster for Arkansas

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:32

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 Arkansas and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Louisiana Emergency Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:02

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for the State of Louisiana.

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

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President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:55

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of Louisiana to supplement state and local response efforts in the areas affected by flooding during the period of December 28, 2015 to February 1, 2016.

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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Jan. 25-31

DNREC News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:23
DOVER (Feb. 5, 2016) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Jan. 25-31

Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Funds, Project Notice-of-Intent deadline extended to Feb. 29

DNREC News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:08
DOVER (Feb. 4, 2016) – DNREC’s Environmental Finance and DHSS Division of Public Health’s Office of Drinking Water have announced that the deadline to submit a FY 2016 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Project Notice-of-Intent (NOI) has been extended to February 29, 2016.

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:23

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missourians rebuild and repair after the recent severe storms and floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.                                             

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February 8 Deadline Approaching in First Step for Grants to Strengthen Communities

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 19:21

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – The Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security (IBHS), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is seeking applicants wanting grants to help build stronger, safer communities.

As a result of the Dec. 23, 2015, presidential disaster declaration for Idaho, cost-share grants will be available under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for approved projects aimed at saving lives and property and promoting community resilience in future disasters.

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Centers Opening in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties to Help Missouri Flood Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:01

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are opening Thursday, February 4, in St. Louis and St. Charles counties. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in any of the 33 Missouri counties included in the Jan. 21, 2016, Missouri federal disaster declaration.

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After the Flood: What Texans Need to Do to Prepare For the Next Disaster

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:29

AUSTIN, Texas – So, you and your family survived the big storm.

The water has been pumped out of your basement. Your walls and floors are dry. Your roof seems to be intact. Your electrical appliances are working fine. And your flood-soaked refuse has been removed to the landfill. You are grateful it’s all over. But is it really? Ask yourself, “Are my house and property ready for the next big one? Will my family be safe the next time we flood?”

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Washington Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:09

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 Washington.

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

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President Declares Disaster for State of Washington

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:04

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 Washington to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, mudslides, and a tornado during the period of December 1-14, 2015.

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DNREC’s Division of Air Quality offering public workshops for demolition contractors and municipalities Feb. 10, 16 and 23

DNREC News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:45
DOVER (Feb. 3, 2016) – Demolition contractors and municipality representatives who want to learn more about demolition-related requirements and regulations are encouraged to attend public workshops offered this month by DNREC’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ)

FEMA Public Assistance Added for Smith County in Texas

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:19

AUSTIN, Texas—Federal disaster assistance to Texas for the October severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding has been expanded to include Smith County in Texas for FEMA Public Assistance (PA).

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Idaho Receives Second Major Disaster Declaration in Six Weeks

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:39

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Local crews worked around the clock to restore power and clear roads after severe winter storms in December brought heavy snow and frigid temperatures to northern Idaho. As a result of President Obama’s February 1 disaster declaration, the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security (IBHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be working to reimburse eligible applicants for costs incurred in keeping citizens safe and in cleaning up and repairing afterward.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Virginia

FEMA Region III News Releases - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:54

PHILADELPHIA - The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station. The exercise will take place during the week of February 8, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Virginia

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:54

PHILADELPHIA - The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station. The exercise will take place during the week of February 8, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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Southern section of Gordons Pond Trail closed for repairs due to damage caused by recent storm

DNREC News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:22
DOVER (Feb. 2, 2016) – High winds and tides associated with the Jan. 22-24 weekend storm that struck Delaware’s coast severely damaged a 2.5-mile section of the Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park, forcing an extended closure of the trail’s southern stretch, parks officials said today. The storm rendered the part of Gordons Pond Trail, south of the end of the elevated boardwalk, unsafe for public use and closed for repairs, and unlikely to reopen until spring.

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Idaho Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:29

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 Idaho.

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

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