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Fact Sheet: Financial Disaster Aid Available for U.S. Citizens, Non-Citizen Nationals and Qualified Aliens

Information for undocumented immigrants regarding FEMA assistance for Arkansas residents affected by flooding and severe storms between May 21 and June 14

 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committed to helping all eligible disaster survivors recover from the recent Arkansas flooding and severe storms, including U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens.



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:50:20 +0000


Community Recovery Centers Will Close Early on Wednesday, July 17

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17,2019 due to anticipated disruptions of transportation as a result of ongoing protests across the island.  

 



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:13:23 +0000


Some Residents in High-Risk Areas Must Maintain Flood Coverage or Risk Missing Out on Future Aid

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – If disaster strikes once, it can strike again. Make sure you’re prepared — and remain eligible for assistance from the federal government — by buying and maintaining flood insurance.

 



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:50:51 +0000


Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to Close in Pope and Perry Counties

Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Atkins (Pope County) is scheduled to close on Wednesday, July 17 at 3 p.m., and the DRC in Houston (Perry County) will close on Friday, July 19 at 3 p.m.

The Disaster Recovery Centers are located at:

POPE COUNTY



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:48:41 +0000


Guam-Based FEMA Team Provides Local Support Before, During, and After Disasters

Oakland, CA – This year, Guam welcomed two employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work directly with Guam Homeland Security – Office of Civil Defense (GHS-OCD). The FEMA staff form one of 25 FEMA Integration Teams (FIT) that work in territorial and state emergency management offices to address needs and challenges. The structure of each FIT is determined through discussions between FEMA and individual states or territories and varies according to local needs.



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:26:56 +0000


FEMA grants $4.6 million to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.6 million to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, an eligible nonprofit organization, for repair and replacement at several facilities following Hurricane Harvey.

 



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:07:46 +0000


FEMA Awards School Board of Bay County More Than $1.2 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,273,313 to the state of Florida to assist the School Board of Bay County with reimbursement for the costs of temporary facilities following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:56:14 +0000


Be Flood Smart. Protect Your Property

DES MOINES, Iowa – Floods are a fact of life in some parts of Iowa. Floods can affect anyone and are the most common and most costly natural disasters in the United States. Flooding occurs in moderate-to-low risk areas as well as in high-risk areas.



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:53:38 +0000


Use Disaster Funds as Intended to Ensure Continued Eligibility

PIERRE, S.D. – State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage or loss as a result of the severe storms and flooding occurring between March 13 and April 26. Emergency management officials encourage recipients to use disaster funds wisely and for their intended purpose to ensure continued eligibility for assistance.



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:31:33 +0000


Federal Dollars Approved to Assist Cal Fire with Camp, Hill and Woolsey Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Recovery continues for California communities impacted by the Camp, Hill and Woolsey wildfires, which all started November 8, 2018. FEMA has now approved $76,755,681 to reimburse the State for emergency protective measures performed by the California Department of Forestry and Fire (Cal Fire) for costs associated with battling last November’s wildfires under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.



Tue, 16 Jul 2019 01:38:52 +0000