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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

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Don’t wait for disaster to happen: Insure your home against flood damage

National
Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, and nearly every major Texas city is vulnerable to hurricanes or sits in “Flash Flood Alley,” one of the most flash flood-prone areas in the nation.
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Register Without Delay! One Week Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance

National
Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained losses or damage in the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding still have one week left to apply for disaster assistance.

FEMA Awards Lake County More Than $2.2 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

Florida
FEMA has approved $2,202,339 for the State of Florida to help Lake County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. FEMA funds will reimburse the county for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Lake County between Sept. 18
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Check Your Insurance Policy to Understand What’s Covered

National
If it can rain, it can flood. Arkansas homeowners, renters and small business owners should take the time now to review their homeowner’s, renters and flood insurance policies. Talk to your licensed insurance agent to verify what is and isn’t covered on each of your policies
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FEMA Awards Nearly $1.2M in Public Assistance Grants

Florida
FEMA has approved $1,181,511 to the State of Florida to assist 22 eligible applicants with reimbursement for eligible costs of debris removal, emergency protective measures, management costs and permanent repairs for Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
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Flooding Happens Everywhere, Protect Yourself and Your Family

National
Homeowner and renter insurance policies do not cover damages incurred during flooding. To protect themselves and their family from future financial loss, Oklahomans are advised to purchase and maintain flood insurance coverage
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Disaster Recovery Center Opens for Three Days in Circleville

National
A Disaster Recovery Center will open Monday, July 8 through Wednesday, July 10 in Circleville to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27 – 29, 2019.
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Port Aransas ready for return of summer tourism

Texas
Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal.
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FEMA Awards More Than $1.2M in Public Assistance Grants

Florida
FEMA has approved $1,259,146 to the State of Florida to assist 14 eligible applicants with reimbursement for eligible costs of debris removal, emergency protective measures, temporary facilities and permanent repairs for Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.
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Storm Drain Project To Protect Homes From Flooding

Arizona
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $1.6 million to the City of Phoenix for storm drain improvements to increase flood protection for 29 area homes. The Palm Lane Storm Drain Project, north of Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport
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April is National Financial Capability Month

Throughout the month of April, FEMA, in partnership with the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC), is celebrating National Financial Capability Month. Personal financial planning helps individuals and families prepare for disasters both big and small. Many people have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster.
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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Lee County

As Alabamians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the March 3 tornadoes and straight-line winds, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Lee County are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer
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FACT SHEET: Home Inspections for Homeowners and Renters

Survivors whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Michael and are uninsured or underinsured, may be eligible for federal assistance. Whether the applicant is a homeowner or renter,
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Survivors in Lee County May Apply for Disaster Assistance

Homeowners and renters in Lee County, Alabama, may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the March 3 severe
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Help is still available for Mangkhut and Yutu Survivors

Disaster assistance information is still available for survivors who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu. Federal Emergency
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Seismic Grants for Apartments and Multi-Family Homes will Save Lives And Help Families Recover...

Two seismic retrofitting grants will help reduce damage to as many as 50 Oaklandapartment buildings and as many as 375 single and multi-family homes.  The combined $10.5 million
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FACT SHEET: Long-term Recovery Groups Help Meet Needs

Residents of the Florida Panhandle who suffered damages and uninsured losses as a result of Hurricane Michael, and still have disaster-related needs not covered by state
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Local, state, federal resources assist with housing needs

Many Hurricane Harvey survivors who were provided temporary housing units by FEMA and the Texas General Land Office are preparing to move to their next home by the end of this month. Whether
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FACT SHEET: Substantial Damage Assessments Following Hurricane Michael

FEMA does not make a determination of substantial damage and does not notify any property owner of a damage determination. FEMA may be asked to assist a local jurisdiction to assess the extent of disaster-caused damage

FEMA Offers Free Advice on Landscaping, Repairing, Rebuilding at Ventura Nursery

Thousands of homes and businesses were burned and countless structures damaged throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties during the Hill and Woolsey wildfires.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.