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April Storms and Flooding: Texans in Four Counties Can Now Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:26

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who sustained damage or losses from the storms and flooding that

occurred April 17-24 can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency

Management Agency.

The presidential disaster declaration of April 25 makes federal assistance available to eligible

individuals and households in four Texas counties: Fayette, Grimes, Harris, and Parker.

Survivors can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY)

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Texas

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:26

April Storms and Flooding: Texans in Four Counties Can Now Register for

FEMA Disaster Assistance

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who sustained damage or losses from the storms and flooding that

occurred April 17-24 can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency

Management Agency.

The presidential disaster declaration of April 25 makes federal assistance available to eligible

individuals and households in four Texas counties: Fayette, Grimes, Harris, and Parker.

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Texas Disaster Assistance Nearly $30 Million

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:02

AUSTIN, Texas – More than $29.9 million in federal and state aid to date is helping the residents

of 13 Texas counties recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in March.

Assistance is ongoing and residents of Erath, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hood, Jasper,

Limestone, Marion, Newton, Orange, Parker, Shelby and Tyler counties are encouraged to

register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance.

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Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter April 11 thru 17

DNREC News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:24
DOVER (April 22, 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 April 11-17 made 1,159 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public. Officers issued 16 citations.

FEMA Urges Survivors to visit Disaster Recovery Centers Before They Close

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:55

RIDGELAND, Miss. – State and federal disaster recovery centers in Washington and Bolivar counties will close this week. March storm survivors are encouraged to bring their questions about applications or appeals to the centers while recovery experts are available.

Recovery center hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Locations are:

Bolivar County (Closing Friday, April 29, 6 p.m.)

Willard R. Samuel Jr. Gymnasium

700 N. Chrisman Ave.

Cleveland, MS 38732         

Washington County (Closing Thursday, April 28, 6 p.m.)

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Delaware State Parks announces Kickstarter campaign for funds to build new cabins in Cape Henlopen State Park

DNREC News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:29
DOVER (April 26, 2016) – Delaware State Parks and Cape Henlopen State Park have kicked off a fundraising campaign this month through Kickstarter.com to raise money for new camping cabins at the popular beach vacation spot.

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

DNREC News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:47
DOVER (April 26, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the office of Environmental Finance 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. May 25, 2016.

Sobrevivientes del desastre en la parroquia de Vernon pueden recibir consejos de FEMA para la reconstrucción en tienda de mejoras al hogar

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:33
Baton Rouge, La. — Los sobrevivientes de la parroquia de Vernon que están reconstruyendo después de las severas inundaciones y tormentas de marzo, ahora pueden recibir asesoramiento gratuito de los especialistas de mitigación de riesgos de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés). Language English
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La ayuda sigue disponible después del cierre del Centro de Recuperación por Desastre en Ringgold, Parroquia de Bienville

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:22

BATON ROUGE, La. – El Centro de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Ringgold, Parroquia de Bienville, cerrará sus puertas el martes 26 de abril a las 6:00 p.m. 

El DRC está localizado en la siguiente dirección:

Bienville Courthouse Annex
2145 Mill St.
Ringgold,
La.

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

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:10

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster Survivors from Vernon Parish who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mitigation representatives will be available at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Leesville from Tuesday, April 26 until Saturday, April 30.

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Ringgold, Bienville Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:07

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Ringgold (Bienville Parish) disaster recovery center will close Tuesday, April 26, at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

Bienville Courthouse Annex
2145 Mill St.
Ringgold, La.

Louisiana disaster survivors in Ringgold may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of Texas

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:36

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 Texas.

Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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President Declares Major Disaster for Texas

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:22

WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of April 17-24, 2016.

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DNREC issues $40,000 penalty to Waste Management of Delaware, Inc. for solid waste recycling violations

DNREC News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:29
DOVER (April 25, 2016) – DNREC Secretary David S. Small has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Waste Management of Delaware, Inc. for violations of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Solid Waste. The Order includes a penalty of $40,000 and $3,660 in cost recovery for the Department.

Temporary Housing Help Available from FEMA for Displaced Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:00

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippians whose homes were destroyed or made unlivable by the recent storms and flooding can turn to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.

FEMA and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, as well as local communities, are committed to helping survivors find options for safe housing following the disaster that began March 9. FEMA also wants to help survivors return to their homes.

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FEMA, NWS Urge Families and Communities to Take Steps to Prepare for Hazards

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:47

Officials Encourage Individuals to Register to Participate in an Exercise or Drill, Make a Family Communication Plan, Download Alerts and Know Local Hazards

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New DNREC YouTube Channel video details how model cleanup operation comes first for NVF Yorklyn site’s revitalization

DNREC News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 09:54
DOVER (April 22, 2016) – A new DNREC YouTube Channel video about the redevelopment of the old National Vulcanized Fiber mill in Yorklyn shows how far the remediation of the site has come – and how much remains

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

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 16:03

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

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Richland Parish who are rebuilding after the March severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mitigation representatives will be available at Home Hardware Center in Rayville from Monday, April 25 until Saturday, April 30.

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FEMA Aid Recipients Cautioned on Using Funds for Intended Purpose

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:45

AUSTIN, Texas – Recovery officials are cautioning Texans who have received disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use the funds for their 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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