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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 Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
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FEMA Opens Document Drop-off Center in Ypsilanti

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A drive thru Document Drop-off Center will open in Ypsilanti on Tuesday, July 27 to help renters, homeowners and business owners affected by the June 25 – 26 severe storms and flooding.
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Less than Two Weeks Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance

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Kentucky homeowners, renters and business owners who had property damage or loss caused by the severe storms from Feb. 27 to March 14 may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Less than two weeks remain to apply until the July 23 registration
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FEMA Announces $700 million in Hazard Mitigation Selections

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FEMA has selected the subapplications for the $700 million being made available in fiscal year 2020 (FY20) for Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs.
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Louisiana Survivors Affected by May Flooding Can Apply for Possible FEMA Assistance

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Louisiana homeowners and renters affected by the May severe storms, tornadoes and flooding who live in parishes that have recently been designated for Individual Assistance could be eligible for help from FEMA.
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Temporary Rental Assistance Available to Storm Survivors

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Residents of Davidson, Williamson and Wilson counties whose homes were made unsafe or uninhabitable by the March 25 to April 3 storms and flooding may be eligible for temporary rental assistance from FEMA.
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FEMA Assistance Can Help if Insurance Doesn’t Cover Losses

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Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from the March 25-26 severe storms and tornadoes in Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Randolph, and Shelby Counties should apply to FEMA for federal disaster assistance even if they have insurance.
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FEMA Approves $17.1 Million for Two Florida State Agencies Hurricane Michael Recovery Expenses

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FEMA has approved two projects totaling more than $17.1 million to reimburse the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Hurricane
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Providing FEMA Insurance Documentation During the Application Process Can Change Your Eligibility Status

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During the recent winter storms, many Oklahomans in the 16 designated counties may have sustained damages to their home and property.  Homeowners and renters who have insurance
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President Joseph R. Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for Texas

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FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affec
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FEMA Direct Lease Program Seeks Property Management Resources in Lane County

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In response to the devastation caused by Sept. 2020 Oregon wildfires and straight-line winds, FEMA is currently seeking interested, qualified property management companies to participate in the Direct Lease Program to help provide temporary
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FEMA Assigns Over $10 Million for Elderly Homes

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With the purpose of contributing to the well-being and health of the elderly, FEMA allocated over $10 million for 31 permanent repair projects for senior centers around the island. The funds will serve 24 facilities under the administration of the municipalities that are dedicated to the care of this population
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Mill City: FEMA Direct Temporary Housing Site Opens

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FEMA has begun moving Manufactured Housing Units (MHUs) onto a newly constructed site in Mill City that will provide temporary housing to qualified Oregon wildfire survivors and their families.
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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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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE BY PUSHING...

Associated General Contractors of America Details Measures Needed to Lead to a More Environmentally Friendly Built Environment, Also Outlines Steps Firms Can Take to Operate More