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Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – State/FEMA disaster recovery centers will open at 9 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday. Centers will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 9 a.m.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:58:53 +0000

One Week Left to Register with FEMA for Mangkhut, Yutu Assistance

SAIPAN, MP – Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance for damage from Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu.

The deadline to register with FEMA is Jan. 27, 2019.

A FEMA registration has a nine-digit number. If you do not have the nine-digit number, you are not registered for federal assistance.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:36:10 +0000

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops

RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:53:22 +0000

FEMA Helpline to Remain Open During Martin Luther King Jr. Day

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21.  

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:51:52 +0000

Unemployed or Out of Business Due to Wildfires? DUA, SBA May Help

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Workers and self-employed wildfire survivors who lost their jobs or businesses or had their work hours substantially reduced because of the fires, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). In addition, small businesses that, because of the fires, are struggling to maintain a reasonable working capital position during the recovery period, may be eligible for a low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:37:17 +0000

California Disaster Recovery Centers Will be Open MLK Jr. Holiday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in California will be open normal hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 21, the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The DRCs are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. They are located at:

Butte County

Chico Mall – Former Sears

1982 E. 20th St.

Chico, CA 95928

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:32:23 +0000

FEMA Workshops at Lowe’s in Ventura, West Hills Change Hours Due to Weather

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) repair and

rebuild workshops at Lowe’s stores in West Hills and Ventura beginning tomorrow will start

later than previously scheduled. Due to adverse weather conditions and resulting roadway

traffic, all workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Depending on the day of the week, the programs were

previously scheduled to begin at 7 or 8 a.m.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:21:10 +0000

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Jackson and Leon Counties Jan. 17-23

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA and retailers in Jackson and Leon counties are teaming up Jan.17-23 to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer, as Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael.

FEMA specialists will be on hand in Marianna and Tallahassee to answer questions and offer home improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters.

Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:23:42 +0000

Disaster Recovery Center in Malibu to Close, But Help is Still Available

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18.


Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic Center Way, Malibu, will be open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 pm.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:24:36 +0000

Flood Insurance Policyholders Given More Time to File Proof of Loss for Hurricane Michael Claims

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –- Florida survivors of Hurricane Michael will have additional time to file proof-of-loss claims for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) following FEMA’s decision to extend the filing period.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:05:57 +0000