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2 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Wireless Emergency Alerts can sound off a unique tone that will get your attention.

They're called Wireless Emergency Alerts and are designed to keep you informed and safe.

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

7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Shoring up the bridges

There's federal money going out to shore up bridges against erosion, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo says is a good thing given the wild weather swings we've been having.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood

11 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Feds, county at odds over flood funds

Cobb officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are at odds over whether the county must repay more than $550,000 in federal dollars awarded after severe storms and flooding hit the area in 2009.

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Related Topix: US News, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA, Weather, Smyrna, GA, Cobb County, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Logan Banner

Cora VFD to receive federal funding

The Cora Volunteer Fire Department will receive nearly $41,500 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency .

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Related Topix: US News, Fire

Observer

Persia discusses hiring FEMA consulting firm

The option of using a consulting firm for the Federal Emergency Management Agency was discussed at a recent Persia Town Board meeting.

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Related Topix: US News

WENY

FEMA Denies Funding For Disaster Relief in Steuben County

Roads, bridge and creeks across Steuben county suffered extreme damages costing the county more than a million dollars to repair.

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Related Topix: US News

Times Herald-Record

FEMA grant to strengthen Route 211 bridge over Wallkill River

A $13.7 million Federal Emergency Management Agency grant will be used to strengthen the Route 211 bridge across the Wallkill River in Montgomery.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

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

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

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

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

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

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