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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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FACT SHEET: Why Should I Buy Flood Insurance?

National
Flooding from the Sept. 19 tropical storm resulted in more than 10,600 flood insurance claims being filed by Texas homeowners, business owners and renters. As of Oct. 29, policyholders have been paid 40 percent
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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda on Sept. 17-23, can visit local home improvement stores in Kingwood and Orange to get rebuilding tips from mitigation experts. 
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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Lowe’s in Houston

National
Disaster survivors impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda who are rebuilding and repairing their homes can visit Lowe’s in Houston, Monday, Oct. 21 through Saturday, Oct. 26 to get free hazard mitigation consultations from FEMA representatives
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Finding Assistance after Tropical Storm Imelda

National
Are you a Texas homeowner or renter whose home is damaged or uninhabitable because of damage caused by Tropical Storm Imelda? Resources are available to help get you on the road to recovery.
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Impacted by Recent Flooding, Tornadoes and Severe Storms? Here’s How to Apply for FEMA...

Mississippi
Mississippi households in eight counties impacted by the storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding beginning on February 22 and continuing to March 29, 2019 are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to help
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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

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 4 Places to Buy a Second Home

Top 4 Places to Buy a Second Home in the US

There are about 7.4 million homes owned as a second home in the United States. For many people, their second home is a vacation home. This gives them a chance to get away and break routine while also having all of the comforts of being in their own home.