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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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Get Home Repair Advice Jan. 29- Feb. 9 in Adjuntas, Juana Diaz, Peñuelas, San...

Kmart, National Lumber and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis
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FEMA Mitigation Team Assesses Hurricane Michael’s Effects on Buildings

A team of experts in buildings and their performance has conducted an assessment of 350 structures affected by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle. From these assessments,
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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Leon County Jan. 24-29

FEMA and home improvement retailers in Leon County are teaming up Jan. 24-29 to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer, as Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael
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With No Mortgage, Flood Insurance Proved to Be a Good Decision

Sarah Herring grew up in her family’s home near the bay in Port St. Joe, was married in the backyard and now owns the property mortgage-free. Hurricane Michael’s winds tore off the roof
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FEMA and Home Improvement Stores in Bay and Leon Counties Offering Free Rebuilding and...

As Floridians continue to repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are once again teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer
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HUD Teams with FEMA to Support Florida Survivors

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If you were receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rental assistance and were displaced by Hurricane Michael, you may be eligible for help from FEMA. Federal law prevents FEMA from duplicating benefits provided by another agency.
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FEMA Approves More Than $294 Million in Loans for 75 Municipalities

FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than 294 million for 75 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico. FEMA recently approved two municipalities for loans totaling $5.4 million
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Hurricane Michael Disaster Survivors Can Get Free Publications to Help in Rebuilding

If you are one of the Florida residents who suffered damage when Hurricane Michael tore through the Panhandle in October and who either has started or is planning to start rebuilding, the State of Florida and FEMA have a wide range of free resources available to you
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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.

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.

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Appliances That May Cost a Lot and What You Can Do...

Home appliances basically keep the house together. Can you imagine what life would be like without your AC or refrigerator? You wouldn't be able to cool off in hot weather, and all the food would go bad. However, even though appliances are pretty helpful, they can also significantly increase your electricity bill. Pressing irons, washing machines, and air conditioners are the chief culprits in this regard