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 Housing Inspectors Contacting Flood Survivors

    Mich. – October 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that more than 400 housing inspectors are in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties reaching out to Michigan homeowners and renters who have registered with FEMA for disaster assistance

    Recertify to be Eligible for Continued Rental Help from FEMA

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – July 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — If your household is getting rental assistance from FEMA and repairs to your home are taking longer than expected, don’t forget you have to recertify your need to continue aid.

    FEMA Rebuilding Specialists to Provide Advice in Jackson

    JACKSON, Miss. – June 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Residents in the Jackson area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists know how and they are sharing their knowledge.

    Not enough insurance? FEMA may be able to help

    Little Rock, Ark. – May 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As residents rebuild their lives and their homes, representatives of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging all people in Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White counties who suffered damages as a result of the tornadoes and severe storms to file with their insurance companies and to register with FEMA

    FEMA Rebuilding Experts to Provide Advice in Tupelo

    JACKSON, Miss. – May 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Residents in the Tupelo area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mitigation experts know how and they are sharing their knowledge

    Disaster Survivors Urged to Register with FEMA Even if They Have Insurance

    JACKSON, Miss. – May 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — FEMA does not duplicate benefits that homeowner or renter insurance covers, but it may be able to provide disaster assistance when insurance coverage is not enough to cover the damage. The only way to obtain that potential benefit is to register now for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program

    Survivors in Five More Mississippi Counties May Now Apply For Disaster Assistance

    PEARL, Miss. – May 8, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Survivors in Jones, Leake, Montgomery, Simpson and Warren counties whose property was damaged by the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi may now apply for federal disaster assistance.

    Alabama Storm Survivors Urged To Register For Disaster Assistance

    CLANTON, Ala. – May 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Alabama are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as they may be eligible for disaster assistance

    Mississippi Storm Survivors Urged To Register For Disaster Assistance

    PEARL, Miss. – May 5, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.

    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.

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