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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wisconsin might end up housing some of the thousands of children who are now flooding into the country from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.
Sullivan County officials are hoping to receive some federal assistance as they learned repairing damage from last week's storm could cost $3 million.
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.
On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind survivors who registered for disaster assistance to stay in touch with FEMA.
Firefighters are working to gain an upper hand on the Lake Spokane fire, which has burned 900 acres since Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 08:30 pm
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