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  1. Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down, Reactivates as Joaquin Nears BermudaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | QST

    ... d Cross officials in the affected area." He said the net also is interested in significant damage reports to forward to FEMA officials at the National Hurricane Center.


  2. Nashua fire hails new high-grade simulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    N ashua Fire Rescue opened its new, state-of-the-art training facility Saturday, showcasing one of the most complete simulators in New England. The department's Regional Live Fire Training Simulator offers agencies across Greater Nashua the opportunity to learn life-saving and the latest firefighting techniques in a safe, updated environment.


  3. Alaska officials eye eroding village as relocation model - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... also trying to obtain funding for some homes for the new site through the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, and is working with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks on plans to build a high-efficiency home at the ...


  4. Hurricane Katrina teaches former FEMA chief resilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina obliterated the political career of then-Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Brown with the same savage brutality that it crushed the city of New Orleans.


  5. Flash flood warning extended to 2:15 a.m., police still limiting traffic into peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... through Sunday. Obama's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the ...


  6. City opens partial access to peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

    It's official: Things are not good in Charleston. More than 60 streets remain closed.


  7. President Obama Signs South Carolina Emergency DeclarationRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The White House

    ... continuing. The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the ...


  8. 17 Things You Must Buy Before a Hurricane or Big StormRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    ... groceries. But which foods are best, and what supplies may you be missing? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends having three days worth of water and foods like the ones that follow on hand, plus several other items that will ...


  9. President Obama signs emergency declaration for South CarolinaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of South Carolina to supplement state, local, and tribal response efforts in the areas ...


  10. First Payments Going to NFIP Policyholders in Hurricane Sandy Claims ReviewRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The first payments are being made to policyholders taking part in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hurricane Sandy Claims Review, the agency announced today. The payments represent additional funds owed to National Flood Insurance ...


  11. President Obama signs SC Emergency DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... according to a release from the White House. The President's action gives the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA authorization to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. According to the White House's release, emergency protective measures, ...


  12. Important phone numbers and websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    SCEMD 24-hour question line: 1-866-246-0133 . State road conditions: 1-855-467-2368 FEMA assistance: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ The free Red Cross Emergency App makes it easy to prepare for severe weather by providing instant access to weather and emergency alerts, life-saving information and ways to contact family and friends in case an event occurs.


  13. FEMA urges caution during flood situationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC

    ... Joaquin stays offshore. "Significant rainfall is expected to cause flooding in areas along the East Coast," said FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate. "Flash floods can happen with little warning and are the top cause of weather-related deaths in the ...


  14. An El Nino winter may still bring flooding, warns countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Renton Reporter

    Forecasts of an El NiA o weather pattern may suggest a warmer, drier Puget Sound winter ahead, but King County leaders warn that our rivers remain serious flood risks, and urge everyone to prepare now for the possibility of severe flooding. "We need to remember that five winters ago we had record flooding and the evacuation of 44,000 people in Western Washington," King County Executive Dow Constantine, who on Friday joined the King County Flood Control District in recognizing October as Flood Awareness Month, said in a press release.


  15. Stockbridge residents to vote on draining fix, cell tower easementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    ... cost is $667,000, of which $212,000 has been approved at previous town meetings, along with a $180,000 grant from FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency). Voters will be asked to approve $275,000 out of the town's stabilization fund to ...


  16. USCG Urge Caution Ahead of Hurricane JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marine News

    The Coast Guard urges the public Thursday to use extreme caution and to prepare for the onset of heavy weather, extreme sea conditions, storm surge and high surf throughout the Mid Atlantic region as Hurricane Joaquin approaches the coast. Stay informed: The public should monitor the progress and strength of Hurricane Joaquin through local television, radio and internet.


  17. FEMA Ready to Review Your Sandy Flood Claim, Just Call and AskRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cape May County Herald

    ... insurance policyholders to submit their Hurricane Sandy Claims for review by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The last day to submit claims is Oct. 15, 2015. NFIP-certified insurance adjusters are currently reviewing more than 15,000 ...


  18. MomentumWHERE'S the Pieta?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... a hushed, invitation-only town meeting was held. A local business owner in attendance told me that an official from FEMA was present amid a group of local dignitaries. The possibility of serious damage being inflicted along the more vulnerable ...


  19. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2011:09:14 12:49:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    ... maps will replace the maps from the Wyoming Valley Flood Warning System, which are 15 years old and not current with a FEMA re-mapping completed after September 2011 flooding. The project will also include damage estimation. "This tool will help the ...


  20. 2015 Road Paving Projects - Phase IIRead the original story

    Yesterday | Montville Magazine

    ... for the storm and use this time to address any problems identified in your preparation efforts. Residents should visit FEMA's Ready.Gov website for hurricane preparedness tips and guides. For those who experienced flooding during Irene, the USGS ...