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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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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in West Tifton

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.
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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available This Saturday in Blakely

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists can provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage
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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Gulf and Jackson Counties

As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Gulf and Jackson counties are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.
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Get FEMA Rebuilding Advice at the Tifton Junior Woman’s Club Glow Run

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice
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EPA Recognizes Sewerage Authority in New Jersey for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Honored projects include large wastewater infrastructure projects to small decentralized and agriculture projects.
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FEMA awards more than $81 million for Harris County property acquisition

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $81 million to the Harris County Flood Control District for the acquisition of 502 flood-prone homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Once the structures are removed, the land will be dedicated and maintained as open space to conserve natural floodplain functions.
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FEMA Hiring 100 Public Assistance Site Inspector Specialists

Calling all construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists!  FEMA is seeking applicants for 100 reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists in various locations.

President Amends Iowa and Nebraska Disaster Declarations

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the President has made additional disaster assistance available by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for Public Assistance projects undertaken by the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa as a result of flooding during the period of May 24 to August 1, 2011 in Iowa and during the period of May 25 to August 1, 2011 in Nebraska

FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Maryland and Pennsylvania

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of April 25th, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

FEMA CLOSES ON 100TH NEW HOME FOR OGLALA SIOUX DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORT

A major milestone has been reached in the recovery from the May 2015 storms on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, as the 100th new manufactured home was recently provided to a tribal household. The 100 homes have been installed in just over three months’ time, with the first being turned over on December 9.

FEMA Awards $1.4 Million to Chelan County Public Utility District for Wildfire Assistance

More than $1.4 million has been awarded to the Chelan County Public Utility District No. 1 to help reimburse the utility for costs to restore power to thousands of residents during the summer 2015 wildfires, according to officials from the Washington Military Department’s Emergency Management Division (EMD) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Experts Offer Ideas to Lessen Impact of Disaster Damage

–Teams of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of future disaster-related property damage at building supply stores in three Arkansas locations Thursday, Feb. 25 – March 1, 2016.

An Inside Look at a FEMA Housing Inspection Visit

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspectors continue to examine property damage as part of the FEMA process that brings assistance to Saipan, CNMI residents who have registered with FEMA in the wake of Typhoon Soudelor

Arkansas, Louisiana & New Mexico Receive More Than $2.4 Million in FEMA Preparedness Grants

Fire departments in Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico have been awarded more than $2.4 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In Arkansas, the grants total $413,524 and cover firefighting equipment for the Lake Village Fire Department and the Lone Rock Volunteer Fire Department in Norfork.

Residents Urged to Clean Up Now

Individuals affected by Typhoon Soudelor that occurred August 1-3, 2015 are urged to begin cleaning up their homes and personal property as soon as possible. Officials from the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) emphasize that it is not necessary to wait for a housing inspection before beginning this process.

FEMA Experts Offer Ideas to Lessen Impact of Disaster Damage

Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at building supply stores in four Arkansas locations beginning Monday, July 13, 2015

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Wyoming

During his visit to the state today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing in several energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Wyoming.

Make Your Community Safer on National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Wildfires can occur anywhere in the country with the potential to destroy homes, businesses, infrastructure, natural resources, and agriculture. Last year, the United States experienced over 63,000 wildfires that burned more than three million acres. National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is Saturday, May 2, and people across the nation will dedicate time to making their communities a safer place should a wildfire occur

Flood Map Meeting to Take Place in Pennsauken Township on March 25, 2015

Camden County residents and property owners will be able ask questions and obtain information on their property’s flood hazard risk at an Open House scheduled to take place in Pennsauken Township on Wednesday, March 25 at the Camden County Boathouse , 7050 North Park Drive from 4 to 8 p.m

Revised Preliminary Flood Maps in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Ready for Public View

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Morehouse Parish are encouraged to look over newly-revised preliminary flood maps in order to determine their flood risks and make informed decisions.

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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.

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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.