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Yesterday | The Republic

Grant will give Elizabethtown 1st tornado siren

The Bartholomew County Commissioners this week signed off on a $14,370 grant originally awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the siren.


Related Topix: Elizabethtown, IN, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Offers Grants From Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Norwalk residents with Hurricane Sandy recovery needs that were not met by homeowner, renter and/or flood insurance, or federal loans can now receive aid from the Sandy Relief Fund.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Norwalk, CT, US News

Palo Alto Weekly

New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry

Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 amends policies that forced many homeowners to pay skyrocketing premiums.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Palo Alto, PA, US News

The Daily Courier

Prescott Fire mobile unit maximizes training

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Prescott Fire Department firefighters practice climbing up a ladder truck in high-wind conditions Friday morning at the Prescott Fire and Police Department Training Facility.


Related Topix: Fire, Prescott, AZ, US News

The Jersey Journal

Hits and Misses: FEMA reimbursement for Mercer; Flu resurgence

HIT: One of the most fervent rivalries in professional hockey picks back up tomorrow at noon when the Flyers and Rangers square off at Madison Square Garden in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.


Related Topix: US News, Trenton, NJ, Ewing, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Opinion

Cape Cod Times

Pilgrim nuclear plant to stage attack drill

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station personnel and area public safety agencies will be tested at the end of this month to determine how well-prepared they would be for a terrorist attack on the Plymouth reactor.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Plymouth, MA, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Flood map meeting set for April 22

The city of New Bedford and towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth and Fairhaven are inviting residents to attend a session regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency's new Flood Insurance Rate Maps from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Taber Community Center.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Acushnet, Acushnet, MA, Sporting Goods, Fairhaven, MA, US News

Flathead Beacon

Judge Halts Further County Action on FEMA Grant

A district court judge has ordered that the Flathead County Commission can take no further action on a federal grant that would provide a group of homeowners with money to mitigate the erosion of a bluff near Whitefish Stage Road.


Related Topix: US News, Flathead County, MT


Lawyers step up to aid Oso slide victims

For Rodi O'Loane, knowing that 200 attorneys across the state have offered free legal help to people affected by the deadly Oso mudslide is especially meaningful.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Arlington, WA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Public Assistance Grants Help Oregon Communities Repair After Storm

SALEM, Ore. a" Oregon's severe winter storm in February left thousands of residents without power and roadways blocked with downed trees and other debris.


Related Topix: US News, Salem, OR

KUOW-FM Seattle

For Darrington And Oso, A Long Road Back To Normal

Nearly a month after the devastating mudslide destroyed a neighborhood and wiped out the highway between the two towns, people are trying to find a "new normal" in a place where nothing will be the same again.


Related Topix: Darrington, WA, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US News, Libraries

St. Augustine Record

Officials prepare themselves, public for hurricane season

Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News

Daily Herald

A year after floods, suburban homeowners ready to let homes go

When Heather and Matthew Roppel were told early last year that their Des Plaines home was eligible for a voluntary federal flood buyout program, they were among the first to sign up.


Related Topix: Des Plaines, IL, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Chicago, IL, Dupage County, IL

The White House

President Obama Signs Montana Disaster Declaration

Today, the President declared a major disaster in the State of Montana and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by ice jams and flooding during the period of March 1-16, 2014.


Related Topix: Montana, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Times

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

This April 18, 2013 aerial photo shows a destroyed fertilizer plant, top, following an explosion in West, Texas.


Related Topix: Explosion, Texas, West, TX, US News

Ruidoso News

State matching money approved for FEMA sewer line project

Flooding damage to village infrastructure that occurred in July of 2008 still is being repaired and FEMA funds are necessary to complete them.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruidoso, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Weather

Tahoe Daily Tribune

North Tahoe establishes inaugural all-volunteer CERT team

Community Emergency Response Team course participants Sue Jackson and Antonia Wollmann demonstrate their knowledge of first aid assessment during their final exam on April 11. Dave Zaski, spokesman for the North Tahoe Fire Protection District, says a few words to the graduates of the CERT course on April 11. Paul Long, sergeant for the Placer ... (more)


Related Topix: Fire, Placer County, CA, Tahoe Vista, CA, US News

Coastal Observer

Pawleys Island: Like flood insurance rates, houses may go higher

New houses in the town of Pawleys Island could rise by a foot or two in order to keep ahead of rising federal flood insurance premiums.


Related Topix: Pawleys Island, SC, US News

Mass Transit

NY: FEMA to Give MTA $403M for East River Tunnel Fixes, Improvements

April 17--The Federal Emergency Management Agency will award the MTA $403 million for its efforts to repair and strengthen two key East River tunnels that were flooded during superstorm Sandy, federal officials said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

Mercer County has seen $12 million in Sandy aid from FEMA

On Earth Day last year, The Hun School of Princeton sent 525 students to four communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy to aid in rehabilitation efforts.


Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, US News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Princeton, NJ