FEMA

On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

Contact:

1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

   http://www.fema.gov/

    FEMA Souris Valley Housing Mission Comes to a Close

    MINOT, N.D. – September 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — After 27 months, the FEMA temporary housing mission in the Souris Valley came to a close yesterday. In the aftermath of the 2011 Souris River flooding, FEMA brought in more than 2,000 manufactured…

    REGISTER WITH FEMA

    DENVER – September 19, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — For homeowners and renters who sustained damages caused by Colorado’s flooding, the next step after contacting their insurance company is to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

    INEXPENSIVE WAYS TO MAKE REBUILDING INSIDE LESS PAINFUL

    TRENTON, N.J. – July 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive. In cases of severe damage, repair costs can be staggering.

    BEFORE YOU DRIVE A NAIL, ASK ABOUT A BUILDING PERMIT

    TRENTON, N.J. — As Sandy survivors begin making repairs to their homes, there’s one important tool they may need in their toolbox — a building permit.

    CONTINUOUS LOAD PATH CONSTRUCTION HELPS HOMES WEATHER STORMS

    TRENTON, N.J. – July 17, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — As homeowners across New Jersey begin to rebuild after Sandy, specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are advising survivors to rebuild safer and stronger so homes and buildings in th…

    FEMA Mitigation Outreach July 9 through July 14

    AURORA, IL – July 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Individuals who sustained storm damages can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter way by visiting one of the FEMA mitigation teams located at home improvement centers throughout the area.

    More than $7.6 billion in aid towards NY’s recovery from Sandy

    NEW YORK, NY – June 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.6 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and …

    DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXPANDS IN OKLAHOMA TO INCLUDE THREE MORE COUNTIES

    OKLAHOMA CITY – June 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners in three more counties who sustained damage as a result of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes from May 18 through June 2 may now apply for state and federal …

    New Jersey Recovers From Superstorm Sandy: By The Numbers

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 17

    NFIP SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR NEW JERSEY DISASTER SURVIVORS?

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — As disaster survivors in New Jersey continue the process of rebuilding their lives and property, there is an issue many could face: “substantial damage,” as defined by the National Flood Insurance…

    Emergency Generators Power Town After Sandy Comes Ashore

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Superstorm Sandy left many thousands of homes, municipal services and emergency service facilities across New Jersey without power.

    St. Bernard Parish Continues Rebuilding Key Infrastructure with Additional FEMA Grants

    EW ORLEANS – June 20, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced nearly $13.6 million in additional funding to repair sewage systems, canal crossings and roads in St. Bernard Parish damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

    FLOOD INSURANCE RATE HELPLINE AVAILABLE

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Preliminary Work Maps have been introduced for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties. New Jersey property owners with questions about National Flood Insurance Program rates now have a helpline…

    DISASTER ASSISTANCE TOPS $7.6 MILLION FOR MAY 18-JUNE 2 STORMS IN OKLAHOMA

    OKLAHOMA CITY – June 17, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — State and federal disaster assistance now tops $7.6 million for Oklahoma homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the May 18-June 2 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.

    DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MORE STORMS AND CANADIAN COUNTY

    OKLAHOMA CITY – June 12, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners in Canadian County who sustained damage as a result of recent back-to-back storms may now apply for state and federal disaster assistance. The federal disaster declaration now covers damage incurred by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes May 18 through June 2.

    NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 12, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 10

    FEMA Registration Deadline Two Weeks Away for West, Texas Plant Explosion Survivors

    AUSTIN, TX – June 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damages from the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas have two weeks left to register for disaster assistance from the state and the Fed…

    NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS

    TRENTON, N.J. – June 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 2

    OKLAHOMA STORM SURVIVORS URGED TO REGISTER FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

    OKLAHOMA CITY – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms and tornadoes in Oklahoma are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible…

    Prepare Your Property Now For A Future Storm

    New York, NY – May 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges property owners to take steps now to minimize damage in future storms. To better protect your family and yourself in the event of an emergency, ensure that …

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