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Sept. 16 is the final day to register for federal assistance

 



Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:19:57 +0000


FEMA Awards Miami-Dade County Nearly $1.3 Million To Plan For Back-up Generators For Sewer Pumping Stations


ORLANDO, Fla. – Miami-Dade County will receive a nearly $1.3 million federal grant to plan for installing back-up generators and other protective measures at 10 sewer pumping stations that will keep the system operating during a power outage or other emergency.



Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:49:03 +0000


Missourians Urged to Buy Flood Insurance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State and federal officials urge Missourians to strongly consider purchasing flood insurance; history shows that on average a flood-related disaster occurs nearly once a year in this state.

 



Thu, 12 Sep 2019 19:38:29 +0000


Survivor beware: Scam artists target vulnerable areas after a disaster

During National Preparedness Month, make sure you can outsmart the scammers

 

AUSTIN, Texas — Part of being prepared for disaster is knowing how to protect yourself from criminals who prey on people in vulnerable situations.

 



Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:43:25 +0000


Survivors Initially Denied FEMA Help Due To Insurance Coverage May Still Be Eligible

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Did you suffer damage from the May 27-29 tornadoes, storms and flooding, but have been denied Individual Assistance by FEMA because of your insurance coverage, and it now turns out that you are insured for some but not all damages, or none at all?

You may be eligible now or later for FEMA Individual Assistance if you:
• Were denied insurance by your insurance company.
• Or your insurance claim has been settled and you can demonstrate to FEMA that your insurance didn’t cover essential needs.



Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:59:30 +0000


FEMA Awards Monroe County More Than $2.8 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

Orlando, Fla. – Monroe County will receive $2,853,015.07 in grants through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of debris removal in response to Hurricane Irma.

On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA-4337-DR-FL declared for Hurricane Irma, resulting in the additional $2.8 million awards for two debris removal projects.



Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:04:13 +0000


FEMA Reimburses Gadsden District Schools $2.7M for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $2,704,701 to the state of Florida to assist Gadsden District Schools with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the school system for actions it took following the October 2018 storm to provide mold remediation for damage from rain and hurricane-force winds at Greensboro Elementary and Shanks Middle Schools.



Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:49:21 +0000


FEMA Reimburses Bay County $7.2 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA has approved $7,257,858 to the state of Florida to assist Bay County with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 



Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:47:27 +0000


FEMA Reimburses Lynn Haven $1.6 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,673,126 to the state of Florida to assist the City of Lynn Haven with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 



Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:14:58 +0000


FEMA Awards Palm Beach County More Than $3.4 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

Orlando, Fla. – Palm Beach County will receive a $3,445,312.05 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of repairing beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma.

On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $2.8 million represents an additional 15 percent for the cost of replacing some 1.4 million cubic yards of sand at Juno Beach, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.



Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:01:19 +0000