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March Flood Survivors: Stay in Touch With FEMA to Keep Recovery Going

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:56

RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourage survivors of the March storms and flooding in Mississippi to keep their recovery process on track by calling the FEMA helpline. The deadline to register with FEMA was May 24, but survivors can still call to check on the status of their applications, appeal decisions, update contact information, or ask questions about the process.

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Don't drink and boat on Delaware waterways

DNREC News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:52
DOVER (May 25, 2016) – For the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind boaters that drinking and boating don’t mix –

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:04

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 Montana.

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

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President Declares Disaster for Montana

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:04

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line winds during the period of April 15-16, 2016.

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Fueling the Future clean transportation event draws a packed house to learn about alternative fuel vehicles

DNREC News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 15:27
DOVER (May 24, 2016) – Today, the Delaware Clean Cities Coalition, in conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate, hosted a capacity attendance of more than 170 transportation professionals from across Delaware and neighboring states at Fueling the Future: Clean Transportation for a Greener Delaware at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.

Holiday Hours Announced for Federal/State Disaster Recovery Centers

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 15:17

AUSTIN, Texas – All federal/state disaster recovery centers assisting Texans affected by the April storms and flooding will close on Memorial Day.

Holiday weekend hours will be:

Friday, May 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 28: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, May 29: Closed

Monday, May 30: Closed (Memorial Day)

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Outreach Center at Deweyville Senior Center in Newton County will also be closed on Memorial Day. Its normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Texans Have 30 Days Left to Register for April Flood Disaster Aid

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 15:02

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or loss from the April storms and flooding have only 30 more days to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.

The registration deadline is Friday, June 24 for residents with disaster-related damage or loss in 12 Texas counties. Those counties are Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Waller and Wharton.

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in West Carroll Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:40

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) will close on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

Parish School Board Building
410 Willis St.
Oak Grove, La.

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

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Mart ISD Student is Lone Texan Selected for National Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:30

DENTON, Texas—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week the selectees for the 2016-2018 National Youth Preparedness Council.

Chandler Villa, a rising senior from Mart High School, will be the sole representative from FEMA Region 6, which serves Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

Created in 2012, the council brings together youth leaders from across the country who are interested in preparedness and making a difference in their communities. Council members will also complete preparedness projects.

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Harrison County

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:13

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit McNatt’s True Value Hardware in Marshall to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available from May 25-27 at the following location:

Where: McNatt’s True Value Hardware, 2101 Victory Dr., Marshall, TX 75670

Hours: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 25-27

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Division of Fish and Wildlife treating downstate ponds for nuisance aquatic weeds

DNREC News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:55
DOVER (May 24, 2016) – As inland water temperatures rise and aquatic plants emerge, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has started treating downstate ponds for nuisance aquatic weeds. These nuisance weeds, if left unchecked, can choke the water they’ve invaded, crowd out beneficial plant species and prevent fishing and boating access.

Crisis Counseling Available to Disaster Survivors in Gregg, Harrison and Marion Counties

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:52

AUSTIN, Texas – Crisis counselors are available to help Texans affected by disaster-related stress in Gregg, Harrison and Marion counties.

For survivors who are having trouble coping or those feeling hopeless, angry or sad—all telltale signs of stress—the Texas crisis counseling hotline will connect them with the help they may need. The toll-free number is 800-832-1009 and the line is answered 24 hours a day.

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DNREC kicks off National Safe Boating Week May 21-27 in Lewes

DNREC News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 15:39
DOVER (May 20, 2016) – With the 2016 summer season making its debut next weekend and plenty of good weather on the horizon, many boaters will be heading out on the water. As they do, the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages them to remember to practice safe boating, not just over Memorial Day weekend – but throughout the year.

Sussex waterman arrested for multiple commercial crabbing violations

DNREC News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 15:38
REHOBOTH BEACH (May 20, 2016) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Sussex County man May 19 for multiple commercial crabbing violations on the Inland Bays.

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 9-15

DNREC News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 15:37
DOVER (May 20, 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’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 9-15 made 1,042 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public

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

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 15:01

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, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.

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

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 14:37

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Rapides 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 Alexandria Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.

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St. Tammany Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 14:26

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from St. Tammany 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 Home Depot in Slidell Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.

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‘Mighty Mo’s’ big gun moved to permanent resting place at historic Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park

DNREC News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:46
LEWES (May 20, 2016) – After wartime service in the Pacific aboard the storied “Mighty Mo” – the battleship USS Missouri – one of the ship’s nine original 16-inch guns that shook the enemy fleet with 2,700-pound shells was moved today to a permanent display within historic Fort Miles at Cape Henlopen State Park

FEMA Announces Emergency Food and Shelter Program Jurisdiction Allocations

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 09:42

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the Emergency Food and Shelter Program allocations for jurisdictions to assist organizations dedicated to feeding, sheltering, and providing critical resources to our nation's hungry and homeless. Total funding of $120 million was awarded and made available by Congress for the National Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to support social service agencies in cities and counties across the country.

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