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22 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Carolina Beach To Seek FEMA Grant To Elevate 10 Homes

The Carolina Beach Town Council voted at their July 8th, meeting to seek a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to elevate ten residential structures above the 100-year flood plain elevation.


Related Topix: US News, Carolina Beach, NC

Saturday | Lebanon Democrat

Corps unveils mobile website to view - River Status' in Cumberland River basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently went live with the mobile website "River Status" that gives anyone with a smart device and Internet access an ability to view real-time water information within the Cumberland River watershed.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, iPhone

Saturday | The Washington Evening Journal

Washington County declared disaster area

Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad issued a disaster proclamation for Washington County on July 9 from storms the county had the week of June 26. This disaster proclamation is only for public assistance, which is not to be confused with the state's individual assistance program, said Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith.


Related Topix: Washington County, IA, US News

Saturday |

Loveland solar facility possible as Idylwilde power replacement

The city of Loveland lost a dam and hydroelectric plant in last year's flood, but there may be an opportunity to replace the renewable energy source with one 100 years more modern, officials said this week.


Related Topix: Loveland, CO, Natural Disasters, Flood, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News

Saturday | Salem News

Fire dept. lands $148K grant for brush truck

Chief Todd Baird announced Friday that the department has secured a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant of $148,000 through the 2013 assistance to firefighters program that will be used for the brush truck.


Related Topix: US News, Fire

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Authorities Release Names of Bodies Found In Akron

IA Plymouth Co. Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo has released the names of the two people found dead at their home in Authorities say Donald Neunaber, 83 and Esther Neunaber, 80 were found at the home.


Related Topix: Iowa, US News, US Politics, John Thune, US Senate, Republican


Sen. Thune encourages homeowners to apply for SBA disaster assistance

Following the Federal Emergency Management Agency's announcement that it rejected South Dakota's request for individual assistance in Jerauld, Lincoln, and Union counties, Senator John Thune is encouraging South Dakota residents in Minnehaha, Lincoln, and Union Counties to consider applying for Small Business Administration disaster assistance.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, South Dakota, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Central American immigrants could be coming to Wis...

Wisconsin might end up housing some of the thousands of children who are now flooding into the country from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.


Related Topix: US News

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan officials look for storm help

Sullivan County officials are hoping to receive some federal assistance as they learned repairing damage from last week's storm could cost $3 million.


Related Topix: Sullivan County, NY, Callicoon, NY, US News, Weather

The Daily Caller

9/11 Conspiracy Group Wins Signatures For New York Vote

A 9/11 conspiracy group has acquired enough signatures to mount a ballot referendum questioning if 7 World Trade Center collapsed due to the terrorist attacks or due to other factors.


Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

Graham Leader

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, 9, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014


EPA releases new flood management tool, helps communities be more flood resilient

On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Stay in Touch with FEMA

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind survivors who registered for disaster assistance to stay in touch with FEMA.


Related Topix: US News

KXLY-TV Spokane

Lake Spokane fire burns 900 acres

Firefighters are working to gain an upper hand on the Lake Spokane fire, which has burned 900 acres since Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Stevens County, WA, US News

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Homeowners urged to take steps to flood-proof their homes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has designated 1,700 local homes and businesses near Vegas Valley Drive and Nellis Boulevard as under a flood zone.


Related Topix: US News, Weather

The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Briarcliff Manor Fire Department Gains $167K US Grant

The Briarcliff Manor Fire Department received a $167,451 grant from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, which will allow for an on-site oxygen system, mobile data terminal and pagers.


Related Topix: Briarcliff Manor, NY, US News, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat


ARRL, FEMA to Sign Memorandum of Agreement at National Centennial Convention

The ARRL and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will sign a Memorandum of Agreement at the ARRL National Centennial Convention , which takes place July 17-19 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.


Related Topix: US News, Hartford, CT

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

FEMA administrator Craig Fugate and others appeared before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee a day after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to deal with the immigration crisis.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Utah, US Supreme Court


Tom Cotton: Says he 'voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA.'

A new ad out of the Tom Cotton for Senate campaign says Cotton "voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA."


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Lincoln County flood damage estimated at $2M

Officials in Lincoln County, South Dakota estimate recent flood damage to roads and bridges at more than $2 million.


Related Topix: US News, Weather, Nebraska