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Public agencies and nonprofits that helped after a Jan. 9 chemical leak into the water supply could receive $2 million in reimbursements for their emergency work, a West Virginia homeland security official said.
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4 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency
Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is announcing $112 million in funding available through two Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs: Flood Mitigation Assistance and Pre-Disaster Mitigation .
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Following the board of supervisors' approval to bring back a full engine component to Fire Station 11, a late summer reopening is possible.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
June 6, 2013: In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showing the overshooting cloud tops associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the ... (more)
12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
President Obama praising Kathleen Sebelius for her work on the disastrous Obamacare website rollout was an eerie echo chamber bounce from President Bush praising FEMA director Michael Brown during his disastrous Katrina Hurricane response Yes the situations were different but that's beside the point, which is that honest people don't praise ... (more)
14 hrs ago | The Town Talk
U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.
Throughout the day FEMA representatives were on-hand teaching attendees the fastest ways to use sites like Twitter and Facebook to find critical disaster-related updates and connect with friends and loved ones during emergencies.
Campaigns in Arkansas are well underway. Proof that they are more in campaign mode than fundraising mode is the lack of candidates announcing fundraising numbers following the end of the first quarter on March 31. Of the federal candidates running in the Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith areas, only U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, Tommy Moll, ... (more)
Another Wichita school will get a storm shelter by August if funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency come through as expected, district officials said.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards is now open.
During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug , several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.
The Rogers County Commissioners announced Monday they will not host a public meeting to address the findings of the recently released Oklahoma State Auditor's report.
The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a year.
Mississippi's lawsuit against the Federal Flood Insurance Program will be withdrawn pending the Federal Emergency Management Agency's implementation of a new law passed by Congress meant to alleviate some of the dramatic rate increases facing Mississippi homeowners, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney said today.
Grant to fund mobile home park storm shelter on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/14/grant-fund-mobile-home-park-storm-shelter/7706835/ The Federal Emergency Management Agency's hazard mitigation grant program awarded $80,795 for the safe room, which will provide Melrose Mobile Home Park residents shelter during tornadoes ... (more)
In other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: Approved a proclamation at the request of 911 Director Doug Hubbard designating this as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.