PURVIS, Miss. – Mississippians facing the loss of their homes, businesses or cherished possessions after the recent tornadoes may be struggling also with the emotional impact of the disaster. It is not uncommon for those living through a disaster to suffer anxiety, sorrow and depression. These emotions can emerge days, weeks or even months later.Language English
FEMA Awards More Than $2.7 Million to Texas for University of Texas Medical Branch Mitigation Measures
DENTON, Texas – More than $2.7 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the implementation of mitigation measures during repairs to the University of Texas Medical Branch’s (UTMB) 1902 Harborside Building.
Storm surge from Hurricane Ike flooded the 1902 Harborside Building which houses medical records; payroll information; acquisitions; information systems and print shop functions. Hurricane-force winds also damaged the roof and exterior façade.Language English
WASHINGTON— At the end of January, President Obama signed the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 that amended the Stafford Act to provide federally recognized Tribal governments the option to choose whether to make a request directly to the President for a federal emergency or major disaster declaration, or to seek assistance, as they do presently, under a declaration for a State.Language English
NEW YORK – Following Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been working to reimburse schools and school districts in New York for costs associated with emergency work, permanent work and debris removal.
So far, more than $8.1 million in Public Assistance grant funding from FEMA has been approved for school projects in the 14 New York disaster impacted counties designated for Public Assistance.Language English
NEW YORK – Ang isang Disaster Recovery Center ay lumilipat sa isang bagong lokasyon. Ang isa pang center ay winawakasan ang serbisyo nito.
Ang center sa Lindenhurst Memorial Library, 1 Lee Avenue sa Lindenhurst, NY,11757, ay maghihinto ng serbisyo sa lokasyong iyon sa alas-3 ng hapon, Sabado, Peb. 23, at muling magbubukas sa alas-9 ng umaga, Martes, Peb. 26, 2013 sa Copiague Memorial Public Library, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague, NY, 11726.
SMYRNA, Del. -- Nearly $500,000 in federal Public Assistance funding has been awarded for Hurricane Sandy recovery thus far in Delaware, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
This is the initial allocation of Public Assistance funding for recovery of roads, bridges, utilities and other elements of the infrastructure. Additional funding is forthcoming following state and federal review and approval.Language English
न्यू यार्क – फैडरल आपदा प्रबंधन एजेंसी ने न्यू यार्क राज्य के अनुरोध पर तूफान पीड़ितों के लिए ट्रांसज़िशनल (अस्थाई) आवास सहायता कार्यक्रम (टीएसए) की तारीख 14 दिन तक आगे बढ़ा दी है ; इससे तूफान सैंडी के वे योग्य पीड़ित, जो अभी अपने घर वापिस जाने में सक्षम नहीं हैं, भागीदार होटलों व मोटलों में रहना जारी रख पाएंगे।
टीऐसए कार्यक्रम के तहत नई चैक आउट तारीख है 24 मार्च, 2013 ; FEMA सभी पात्र आवेदकों को काल कर इस नई चैकआउट तिथि के बारे में सूचना देगी।
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends Hurricane Sandy survivors who received money to keep the receipts or bills for which the money was used for three years.
FEMA assistance must be used for eligible disaster expenses only, as identified in the approval letter from the agency. Survivors must save documentation that demonstrates how the funds were used in meeting their disaster-related needs in case they are audited.
Examples include:Language English
NEW YORK — Disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy:Language English
Të mbijetuarit e uraganit Sandy që kanë nevoja aksesi në shtëpitë e tyre duhet të kontaktojnë me FEMA-n
NJU JORK – Të mbijetuarit që kanë nevoja aksesi në shtëpitë e tyre për shkak të Uraganit Sandy, veçanërisht të moshuarit dhe personat me aftësi të kufizuara, janë të inkurajuar të kontaktojnë me Agjencinë Federale të Menaxhimit të Emergjencave (FEMA). FEMA mund t'i ndihmojë nëse nuk funksionojnë mirë ashensorët apo energjia elektrike, edhe nëse struktura vetë nuk ka pësuar dëme.Language English
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 14-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels.
The new checkout date for those in the TSA program is March 24, 2013. FEMA is calling applicants eligible for the extension to notify them of the new checkout date.Language English
PURVIS, Miss. – Those affected by the recent Mississippi tornados, storms and flooding can use the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Helpline for more than registering for assistance. It’s a valuable tool in the recovery process.
By calling 800-621-3362, applicants also can:Language English
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $721 million in Public Assistance grants to reimburse state, tribal, local governments and eligible private nonprofits for some of the costs of emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding damaged public facilities. More than 268 grants have been approved so far. Here are some of the recent reimbursements:
Emergency work expensesLanguage English
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office will receive a nearly $1.4 million federal grant to reimburse the parish for its efforts to protect citizens during and after Hurricane Isaac, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Thursday.Language English
TRENTON, N.J. -- A free online resource is available to New Jerseyans where they can learn about measures that can limit or eliminate damage to their homes during severe weather events.
“Improving Connections in Elevated Coastal Residential Buildings” at Region2Coastal.com describes how New Jerseyans can make their homes stronger during floods and high winds by strengthening the floor-to-pile foundation connections.Language English
PURVIS, Miss. – The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency work together in assisting disaster survivors. Registering for federal assistance and completing the SBA application are two steps toward one goal: to help those rebuilding their lives after a disaster.
FEMA grants may cover essential needs including personal items such as clothing and vehicles. These grants do not make disaster survivors whole again.Language English