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Learn coping skills for Harvey-related stress

Mental Health Awareness Month fights stigma and spreads knowledge

 

AUSTIN, Texas — May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there is no better time to assess your own stress levels and find ways to improve your coping skills.

 



Wed, 22 May 2019 15:27:28 +0000


Fact Sheet: Now is the Time to Prepare your Finances for Hurricane Season

Resilience starts with financial preparedness. Hurricanes happen often with little or no warning, and the unexpected can take a toll on your financial planning. Below are financial preparedness tips that may help you be prepare for the 2019 hurricane season.



Wed, 22 May 2019 14:41:14 +0000


Rebuilding stronger and better

AUSTIN, Texas Rebuilding after a disaster can present opportunities as well as challenges.

The challenges include getting the job done quickly and efficiently. The opportunities involve rebuilding stronger and better.

 



Tue, 21 May 2019 20:46:02 +0000


Recovery Team relies on 500 years of Engineering Experience

Lincoln, NE. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hires recently retired US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) engineers to expand the technical capabilities of emergency managers and speed recovery from the March storms and flooding in Nebraska.

 



Tue, 21 May 2019 18:57:22 +0000


Include Your Animals in Disaster Preparedness

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets and service animals cannot plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive together.

Here are some tips on disaster preparedness for pets:



Tue, 21 May 2019 15:41:27 +0000


President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding on March 11 to April 16, 2019.



Tue, 21 May 2019 14:53:16 +0000


Federal Aid Programs for the State of Missouri

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Missouri.

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



Tue, 21 May 2019 14:53:08 +0000


FEMA Awards FDOT Over $11.2 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $11,264,877 to the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Transportation with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 



Tue, 21 May 2019 14:35:35 +0000


FEMA Approves $1.8 Million for Town of Emerald Isle Debris Removal

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.8 million to reimburse the Town of Emerald Isle in Carteret County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 21, 2018, the town hired contractors to remove vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the town. The approved funds cover work completed through Dec. 18, 2018.



Tue, 21 May 2019 14:17:25 +0000


President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides on Feb. 24 to March 1, 2019.

 



Mon, 20 May 2019 18:24:01 +0000