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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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Historic Preservation, Hospital Projects Highlight December Public Assistance Grant Awards

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Collaboration between the Territory and FEMA’s Public Assistance team led to the approval of $25.8 million in December to support recovery from the 2017 hurricanes.
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What to Expect after Applying with FEMA

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Residents affected by Hurricane Zeta in Clarke, Dallas, Marengo, Mobile, Perry, Washington and Wilcox counties may want to know what comes next after applying for FEMA assistance. Residents who haven’t applied yet should first file a claim with their insurance company
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FEMA Home Inspection Part of Disaster Assistance Process

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If you applied to FEMA and said you are unable to live in your home because of disaster damage caused by Hurricane Zeta, FEMA will contact you to set up a remote home inspection or an exterior-only inspection.
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Ten Key Facts About Federal Disaster Assistance

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Federal assistance can be an important resource for Californians with uninsured or underinsured property damage due to the recent wildfires. Survivors in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have until Dec.
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FEMA Multi-Family Lease and Repair Request for Information Deadline Extended to Nov. 4

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In response to the devastation caused by Oregon wildfires and straight-line winds beginning Sept. 7 and continuing, FEMA has extended the period for soliciting property owners to participate in Multi-Family Lease and Repair (MLR)
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Applying for FEMA disaster assistance

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If you lost your home or sustained other losses because of wildfires in Lassen or Tulare counties Aug. 14-Sept. 26, 2020, you may be eligible for assistance from FEMA. This applies to survivors of the Sheep Fire and W-5 Cold Springs Fire in Lassen County and Tulare
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FEMA Awards More Than $3.5 Million to Connecticut for COVID Expenses

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FEMA approved $3,506,087 in federal funding to the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) for Emergency Protective Measures as a result of the major disaster declaration for the state’s COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Federal Aid for Utah Quake Tops $2 Million

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Six months after the Magna Earthquake shook Salt Lake and Davis counties, federal agencies have provided more than $2.2 million in loans and grants to help Utahns recover from the March 18 disaster and its aftershocks.
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Louisiana Renters Can Apply for FEMA Assistance

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Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing if a renter or homeowner is unable to return to a disaster-damaged home.
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Plan Ahead Before Returning Home

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As Hurricane Laura survivors begin to reenter their homes, FEMA stresses the importance of following guidance from your local officials. Local officials stress the need to be prepared. Many areas still do not have electricity.
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Keep in Touch—Update Information with FEMA to Avoid Delays

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Louisiana homeowners and renters who registered for FEMA disaster assistance after Hurricane Laura should stay in touch with FEMA to ensure the disaster assistance process stays on track.
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FEMA Approves Over $16 Million in Additional Funds for 88 Recovery Projects

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In the face of recent weather disturbances, FEMA along with Puerto Rico's Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, approved over $16 million in additional grants for repairs after Hurricane María.
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Readiness Builds Resilience for People with Disabilities

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All residents should prepare to be self-sufficient in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane and take steps to protect their property. Those with disabilities and others with access
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Texas

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FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing
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FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Numbers Fire

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combating the Numbers Fire burning in Douglas County.
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FEMA Extends Direct Housing Program in Butte County

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FEMA has announced a 12-month extension of the temporary housing program in Butte County through May 12, 2021 for Camp Fire survivors – the initial 18-month program was set to conclude May 12, 2020.
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Buying – and Maintaining – a Flood Insurance Policy is a Great Investment at...

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A hidden threat strikes many unprepared Americans each year – flooding.  Unlike fire, wind, and hail, homeowner’s insurance will usually not pay for a flood loss.  An uninsured flood loss can rob your life’s savings.
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Get Home Repair Advice Feb. 17-22 at Sears in Mayagüez, Home Depot in Ponce

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As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Sears and Home Depot to provide free information and tips on how to make homes damaged by earthquakes and hurricanes stronger and safer.
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FEMA Grants $3M to Improve Flood Protection for Marin County Homes

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3 million to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and Marin County
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More Than $2.9 Million Approved to Restore Bald Head Island Beach

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The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage

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Meridian Acquires El Dorado Medical Plaza in Tucson, Arizona

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm has closed escrow on the purchase of El Dorado Medical Plaza, a 187,690-square-foot, three-story combined Class-B medical office

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