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8 min ago | AccuWeather.com

Post-Sandy Building Codes Protect Property, Raise Reconstruction Costs

Building code changes in the wake of Hurricane Sandy are raising rebuilding costs for homeowners and other property owners while still attempting to mitigate future damages.

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

4 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Awards More Than $1.8 Million for Community Safe Rooms in Hardeman County, Texas

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $1.8 million to the state of Texas for the construction of two community safe rooms in the city of Quanah in Hardeman County, Texas.

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Related Topix: US News, Hardeman County, TX

8 hrs ago | Fox News

Colorado town still digging out from 'biblical' destruction as new flooding looms

This image shows the destruction following a wall of rain water that washed out entire homes and roads in the tiny village of Glen Haven, Colo., during the statewide flooding in September that killed eight people.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Glen Haven, CO, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Journal and Courier

3 area counties to get FEMA aid for snowstorm

The Jan. 5 snowstorm left its mark on Tippecanoe County for many days, but the county did not qualify for federal assistance with storm-related costs.

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Related Topix: US News, Blizzard, Tippecanoe County, IN, Indiana

The Times

Money coming for job retraining

The federal government finally released the National Emergency Grant money after months of back and forth with the state's WorkForce people, gathering greater specifics on how the retraining of 94 oystermen would be carried out.

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Related Topix: US News

WVNY

VT Officials Request Federal Damage Assessment For Flooding

Vermont officials are asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a damage assessment in areas affected by flooding from April 15-18.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WDRB-TV Louisville

FEMA approves winter storm grants for 19 Indiana counties

Tenants of Drumanard property owe Kentucky Transportation Cabinet more than $14,000 in back rent, according to documents and interviews.

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Related Topix: US News, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Indiana, US Governors, Mike Pence

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Two dead in 96th St. crash

HopCat is the name of the $2.5 million restaurant and bar which will be located on the bottom floor of the new parking garage at the corner of Westfield Boulevard and College Ave. HopCat is the name of the $2.5 million restaurant and bar which will be located on the bottom floor of the new parking garage at the corner of Westfield Boulevard and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Snohomish County to get $7.6M from FEMA

The payment from FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program was announced Tuesday as President Obama toured the site of the March 22 Oso mudslide.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, US News, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Patch.com

FEMA America's PrepareAthon April 30th

FEMA Invitation to Participate in America's PrepareAthon! We invite you to register your participation in America's PrepareAthon!, a nationwide campaign to improve the Nation's resilience.

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Related Topix: US News

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Mt. Index slide victims could get FEMA help along with Oso

Buildings and trees remain toppled at the Mt. Index Riversites, where a landslide closed off access to the community several weeks before the Oso landslide.

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Related Topix: Index, WA, Oso, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

FEMA OKs aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by a January storm that brought paralyzing snow and frigid readings.

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Related Topix: US News, Indiana, US Governors, Mike Pence

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD Electric Co-op Getting Aid For Storm Repairs

An electric cooperative in western South Dakota is getting more than $20 million to help cover damages caused by an early October blizzard.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, US News

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

State, FEMA Award $20 Million To Grand Electric

Grand Electric Cooperative has been awarded more than $20 million for damages caused by the October, 2013, blizzard.

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Related Topix: US News

Patch.com

Toms River Getting $1.03 Million FEMA Grant To Help Fix Ortley Beach Roads

Toms River will receive a federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $1,027,809.89, U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, R-Ocean, Burlington, has announced.

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Related Topix: US News, Toms River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

San Mateo Daily Journal

Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending with escalating rates

A big backyard, fruit trees, hardwood floors, brick walkway, a friendly neighborhood and visions of raising a family first attracted Cynthia Newton to buy her home in the North Shoreview neighborhood of San Mateo in 1996.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, San Mateo, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Weather

KTEN-TV Denison

Denison City Council approves adding micro-breweries downtown

It was a scary school day for students in Madill. A search for three suspects led school administrators to lock down the campus for most of the day.

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Related Topix: Madill, OK, US News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

FEMA denies claim for December ice storm damage again

The state of Texas will have to pay for damage from December's ice storm out of pocket.

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Related Topix: US News, Durant, OK, Oklahoma, Ardmore, OK

SILive.com

Elected officials promise to fight for Sandy funding amidst reports it could go elsewhere

Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, New York

ThinkProgress

The Jersey Shore Rebuilds Higher After Superstorm Sandy

Earlier this month, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced the recipients of the first hazard-mitigation elevation grants.

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Related Topix: Brigantine, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

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