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1 hr ago | Seattle Times

Editorial: FEMA should help Okanogan County rebuild after wildfires

The Federal Emergency Management Agency should reconsider its decision to deny assistance to individuals harmed in the devastasting Okanogan County fire.

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Related Topix: US News, Okanogan County, WA, Pateros, WA, Okanogan, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Snyder takes next step to get FEMA flood assistance

Gov. Rick Snyder asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help the state and locals assess the damages caused by last week's historic flood in metro Detroit, it was announced Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Detroit, MI

5 hrs ago | Crain's Detroit Business

Snyder wants FEMA to conduct post-flood damage assessment

Gov. Rick Snyder wants the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a preliminary damage assessment following the flooding that ravaged parts of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News

6 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Gov. signs relief request: Abercrombie's office seeks individual...

A shoreline Kapoho is seen here Sunday afternoon completely knocked off of its foundation due to the storm surge waves that took place on Thursday as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors

10 hrs ago | The Item

Newark sewage treatment plant receives $260M grant for Sandy recovery

The federal government has awarded a $260 million grant to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission to build a flood wall and emergency power station at its treatment plant in Newark, in order to prevent another environmental catastrophe like the one that followed Superstorm Sandy two years ago.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Bucks County woman charged with theft of government funds related to Tropical Storm Lee

A Morrisville, Pa., woman was charged today by information with theft of government funds and making false statements related to Tropical Storm Lee, United States Attorney Zane David Memeger announced.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Morrisville, PA, Prison, US News

Newsday

Long Beach approves $28 million for infrastructure, Sandy rebuilding projects

The Long Beach City Council has approved a pair of funding measures worth $28 million to improve city infrastructure, increase flood protection and rebuild sites damaged or destroyed by superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, US News

Methow Valley News Home Page

Twisp: August 20, 2014

While some of our friends deal with insurance companies, FEMA, the Red Cross and other agencies, those of us in Twisp proper are being lulled by the sense that the worst is over.

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Related Topix: Twisp, WA, US News, Fire, Family, Kids

Observer & Eccentric

Storm damage tops $210 million in Wayne County

The damage assessment total included most of the communities in Wayne County, excluding the City of Detroit.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, Detroit, MI, US News

Medical News

UTHealth receives $1.5 million grant from FEMA to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Fire, Genetics

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Littlewood tapped for FEMA advisory council

Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, recently appointed 12 new members and reappointed two current members to FEMA's National Advisory Council.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times-Tribune

FEMA halts flood assistance for properties with gas leases

In fall 2011, about a month after the flooded Meshoppen Creek spilled over its banks and into their basement, Pete and Sharon Morgan applied for federal flood assistance to help them move out of their home.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lou Barletta, Wyoming County, PA, Tunkhannock, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

Deming Headlight

Volunteer fire dept. can affect your premiums

Luna County volunteer firefighters Gary Keith and Desa Malina pose for a photo in their protective gear which is supplied to all volunteers.

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Related Topix: Luna County, NM, US News

Sonoran News

Federal judge orders hearing in illegal immigration case

BROWNSVILLE, Texas Last week, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered a hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 to address all pending motions in a complaint brought by California Attorney Orly Taitz against President Barack Obama, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson; Director of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Prison, Brownsville, TX

WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa To Get 36 Million in FEMA Funds

Head of Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management says preliminary indications are that FEMA will send the state 36-million dollars in disaster relief for heavy weather and flooding that hit Iowa earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US News, Des Moines, IA, Weather

The Columbian

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Doc Hastings, US Governors, Okanogan County, WA

WVNY

VT Disaster Relief Funding Changes Going Into Effect in October

Vermont officials are urging communities to prepare for new criteria for state disaster relief funding changes that go into effect in October.

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Related Topix: Montpelier, VT, US News

Ocean Pines Independent

Somerset forms disaster assessment team

Somerset forms disaster assessment team FEMA-trained teams head to low-lying areas Tuesday to remind residents to be prepared.

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Related Topix: US News, Somerset County, MD, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Crisfield, MD

KVOX-FM Fargo

FEMA Approves Disaster Declaration For 9 Counties

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved funding to help nine North Dakota counties and the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation recover from a series of torrential rainstorms that led to flooding in late June.

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Related Topix: US News, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington County News

County makes $98,000 property purchase

Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approve to purchase 40 acres of land from Continental Forest, Inc. in the amount of $98,000 during the meeting of Aug. 12. The board became interested in purchasing more property as a dirt pit after studies showed one county pit running out and the county is in need of large dirt supplies for the upcoming ... (more)

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Related Topix: Holmes County, FL, US News, Bonifay, FL, Home Gardening, Home

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