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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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Tennessee Disaster Survivors Finding Housing, Task Force Study Shows

NASHVILLE, TN - June 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The vast majority of Tennesseans displaced from their homes by recent disasters have found places to live as they recover. This means there is no need to provide manufactured homes as temporary liv...

Get Free Advice on Protecting Your Home from Future Disasters and Preparing For Emergencies

LITTLE ROCK, AR - June 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms or planning for future emergencies can receive valuable information from specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at two Arkan...

Survivors Have Questions About Mortgage Pay Offs

COLUMBIA, MO - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many disaster survivors may be faced with questions about mortgage payoffs. Some applicants may receive insurance proceeds and their bank or mortgage holder may require the total mortgage be paid in full. This is known as a forced payoff, possibly leaving the applicant with an unmet need or unable to repair their home

As Your Housing Needs Change, Give FEMA a Call

BIRMINGHAM, AL - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are you living in a tent or camper on your property? Are you still staying in your damaged home? Or is living with relatives after the tornadoes not working out?

Now Is The Time To Protect Your Home From Future Disasters

CLINTON, MS - June 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians who are repairing or rebuilding after recent severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding are facing many choices – and opportunities – regarding how they put the pieces of their homes and lives back together.<!--

Get Free Advice on Protecting Your Home from Future Disasters and Preparing For Emergencies

LITTLE ROCK, AR - June 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms and floods, or those planning for future emergencies, can receive valuable information from specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...

FEMA Experts To Offer Advice At Bradley And Hamilton County Home Improvement Stores

NASHVILLE, TN - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores in Bradley and Hamilton counties this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvemen...

FEMA Committed To Finding Temporary Housing For Storm Survivors

COLUMBIA, MO - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Helping survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes find temporary housing is one of the priority activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), local government and voluntary agencies.

Debris Removal On Private Property Requires Owners Consen

BIRMINGHAM, AL - May 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Operation Clean Sweep is in full swing to pick up and remove tornado debris in eligible jurisdictions by the recently extended deadline of July 12. Property owners can help expedite debris removal by completing paperwork allowing debris teams to enter private property.

FEMA Specialists To Offer Advice In Memphis Lowe’s And Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Memphis Lowe's and Home Depot stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven techniques to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

FEMA Specialist Offer Safe-Rebuilding Advice

RALEIGH, N.C. - May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Safe-rebuilding specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Lumberton, Jacksonville, Fuquay and Wake Forest beginning Thursday, May 26, to provide free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm damage.

SBA Regional Administrator Visits Disaster Survivors And Advises That Loans Also Are For Homeowners...

BIRMINGHAM, AL - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For many Alabamians recovering from the recent tornadoes, completing a disaster loan application may be overwhelming, but it is an essential step in recovery.

Help May Be Available To Remove Debris From Your Property

BIRMINGHAM, AL - May 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- An important step on the road to recovery is debris removal. If you were affected by the April tornadoes, here is some information that may help make it easier.

Temporary Housing Arrives for Alabama’s Tornado Survivor

ATLANTA, AL - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Eleven units arrived on May 7 for residents in the town of Phil Campbell. It is an area with an extreme shortage of available rental housing and apartments. Additional housing will be provided by FEMA and the State of Alabama to other counties where the demand for housing is greater than the supply.

FEMA’s Home Inspectors Recording Damage To Speed Assistance To Georgia Survivors

ATLANTA, GA - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Several thousand Georgia residents are expected to seek federal assistance for their losses from the severe storms and tornadoes that began April 27, according to disaster recovery officials.

Housing Inspectors Visiting Arkansas Neighborhoods

LITTLE ROCK, AR - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Even while ongoing flooding makes some parts of the state impassable, housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working to help many Arkansans whose homes were seve...

FEMA’s Public Assistance Program – Building The Road To Recovery

Honolulu, HI - May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- After a federally declared disaster, such as the Hawaii Tsunami of March 11, 2011, receiving federal funds is a critical part of the response and recovery process.

Website Can Help Displaced Georgians Find Rental Housing

ATLANTA, GA - May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- To help people displaced by the recent tornadoes find rental housing, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) are encouraging displaced survivors to use

Building A Safe Room Q&A

May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) - A: Costs for construction of both vary across the United States. The cost for constructing a safe room which can double as a master closet, bathroom, or utility room, inside a new home or small business can range from approximately $4,500 to $8,500. This budget would provide an 8-foot by 8-foot safe room. A 14-foot by 14-foot safe room could cost $15,000 to $25,000.

FEMA Provides Katrina-Related Funding For New Orleans Public Housing Development

NEW ORLEANS, LA - April 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced nearly $1.5 million in funding to the Housing Authority of New Orleans, aiding in the construction of public housing units at the new Gu...

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