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Jackson County approved for additional $2.5 million for hurricane recovery

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved an additional $2,475,836 for the state of Florida to reimburse Jackson County for the cost of emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Michael.


This grant reimburses the county for response and recovery efforts, such as search and rescue, evacuation and sheltering, and installing emergency road signs within the county following the October 2018 storm.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:50:06 +0000

FEMA approves $1 million for Tallahassee Community College building repairs

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved more than $1 million for the state of Florida to reimburse Tallahassee Community College for the cost of building repairs.


This grant reimburses the school for repairs to the Florida Public Safety Institute’s roof that was damaged by high winds from Hurricane Michael.


Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:48:39 +0000

FEMA Approves $1.6 Million for Repairs to Roadways in Lynchburg and Halifax

PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth of Virginia will receive $1,165,728.53 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for repairs to Lynchburg/Halifax Roadways damaged as a direct result of Tropical Storm Michael, FEMA-DR-4411-VA.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:01:26 +0000

Repair, Rebuilding Advice Available in Sioux Falls and Yankton

SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA mitigation and flood insurance specialists will be at Menards in Sioux Falls and Yankton next week to offer advice and tips to property owners on how to repair storm damage while rebuilding their properties and making them able to withstand future storms.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:50:45 +0000

FEMA Awards $2,162,080 Grant to St. Joseph County|

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,162,080 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to St. Joseph County, Ind., for the acquisition and demolition of 16 floodprone structures.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:57:08 +0000

Deadline to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance Approaching

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The deadline for residents with damage from the September severe storms, tornadoes and flooding to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Friday, January 31, 2020.

Since the Nov. 18 declaration, more than $12.2 million in federal disaster assistance has been provided to eligible applicants in 12 counties and two reservations, including more than $4.6 million in FEMA grant funding and over $7.6 million in SBA disaster loans.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:07:58 +0000

Ten More Puerto Rico Municipalities Eligible for Individual Assistance

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Ten more municipalities that were affected by the recent earthquakes that began in December have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:41:35 +0000

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for North Dakota

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding beginning on Oct. 9 – 26, 2019.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:39:08 +0000

FEMA Obligates Over $39.5 Million for the Vieques Community Health Center

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Susan Centeno community health center in Vieques, known locally as a CDT, will receive over $39.5 million in funds from FEMA as a result of damage caused by Hurricane María.


Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:46:05 +0000

Unincorporated Island County Facing Potential National Flood Insurance Program Probation

BOTHELL, Wash. – Unincorporated Island County, Wash., will be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on March 30 unless deficiencies in its floodplain management program are corrected. The county must also address violations of the construction criteria that are required for participation in the NFIP.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:10:39 +0000