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1 hr ago | WaterWorld

EPA releases new flood management tool, helps communities be more flood resilient

On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News

5 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

Stay in Touch with FEMA

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind survivors who registered for disaster assistance to stay in touch with FEMA.

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Related Topix: US News

10 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Lake Spokane fire burns 900 acres

Firefighters are working to gain an upper hand on the Lake Spokane fire, which has burned 900 acres since Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Stevens County, WA, US News

14 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Homeowners urged to take steps to flood-proof their homes

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

18 hrs ago | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Briarcliff Manor Fire Department Gains $167K US Grant

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.

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Related Topix: Briarcliff Manor, NY, US News, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat

22 hrs ago | QST

ARRL, FEMA to Sign Memorandum of Agreement at National Centennial Convention

The ARRL and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will sign a Memorandum of Agreement at the ARRL National Centennial Convention , which takes place July 17-19 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

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Related Topix: US News, Hartford, CT

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KFVS12

Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Utah, US Supreme Court

PolitiFact

Tom Cotton: Says he 'voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA.'

A new ad out of the Tom Cotton for Senate campaign says Cotton "voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Lincoln County flood damage estimated at $2M

Officials in Lincoln County, South Dakota estimate recent flood damage to roads and bridges at more than $2 million.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather, Nebraska

Brandon Sun

Obama administration officials pledge 'we will stem this tide' of migrants at the border

Obama administration officials defended their response to the immigration crisis on the Southwest border Wednesday and pledged to get control of the flood of unaccompanied children arriving from Central America.

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Related Topix: US News

WUWM

Border Crisis: Milwaukee Organization to Help House Central American Children, if Needed

Catholic Charities in Milwaukee is getting ready for the possible arrival of unaccompanied children who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US News

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe Amateur Radio Club a Field DayR...

They invite the public to come and see ham radio's new capabilities and learn how to get their own FCC radio license before the next disaster strikes.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, US News

13WHAM

Feds approve $1.3M for Troy seawall project

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $1.33 million for design and engineering work related to the project.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times Leader

Jenkins Twp. residents give views on uses for FEMA-buyout land

The Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on Monday night to receive public input on possible uses for areas of its Port Blanchard section purchased through the Federal Emergency Management Agency flood buyout program.

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Related Topix: US News

Switched

'Go Bag' Disaster Kit Could Help Close America's Preparedness Gap

Knowing what to have on hand in case of an emergency can be difficult, so the folks at The Open Company have created a "Go Bag" that they hope will help you be prepared for a disaster.

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Related Topix: US News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Weather, Natural Disasters

13WHAM

Upstate NY counties get FEMA help

New York - The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved New York State's request for federal support in areas that have been effected by severe weather and flooding, Senators Schumer and Gillibrand announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York, Weather

Cape Gazette

Know Your Flood Risk: New FEMA Coastal Flood Maps Ready for Review Public Open House

The Federal Emergency Management Agency released updates to the coastal flood maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps , for Wicomico County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Wicomico County, MD, Salisbury, MD

NorthJersey.com

Little Falls council authorizes buyout program for 30 flood homes

About 30 homeowners in the township's flood area are being offered the opportunity to leave their abodes in favor of dryer land as part of a home buyout program being offered by the state Department of Environmental Protection .

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Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ, US News

KSTP

Federal, State Officials Continue Storm Damage Assessments

Crews from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be back in Minnesota on Tuesday to survey more of the damage from the recent flooding.

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Related Topix: US News, Minnesota, Bloomington, MN, Medina, MN, St. Louis Park, MN, Hennepin County, MN

The News Tribune

Congressional turf wars are costing US security

This Congress is replete with oversight investigations - the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service - that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

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