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  1. Mayor: Gibson Pond dam repairs expected to begin late summer 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... Mill dam are still in the very early stages, MacDougall explained, as Town of Lexington officials await approval from FEMA. "We heard back from FEMA about the Gibson Pond dam, so that's underway," he said. "Once work begins on Gibson Pond's dam, ...

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  2. With aid coming, attorneys work to clear titles on more than 120 flooded homesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Legal services attorneys working to clear titles on flood-damaged homes have unlocked roughly $203,000 in potential flood aid and other equity for homeowners needing financial assistance to rebuild from the August flood. Laura Tuggle, SLLS executive director, says her organization currently has more than 120 open cases, but one of the biggest challenges is connecting people with the service.

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  3. Around Livingston for Feb. 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, 20399 Government Blvd., Livingston. If possible, register for FEMA assistance by phone or online before visiting the center. For more information, call the FEMA helpline at (800) 621-3362. ...

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  4. Three East Feliciana police jurors take aim at parish officials, FEMA ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Three people who say they are trying to help homeless victims of the August flooding berated the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury and parish homeland security officials Tuesday, accusing the latter of sabotaging efforts to obtain a FEMA trailer park in the parish. The Reileyville area of the town of Clinton was hit hard by the mid-August flooding, although some other areas of the parish also sustained damage.

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  5. City Holds Public Meeting on Levee StudyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Glasgow Courier

    ... the program, the city would bear the cost of flooding and the southside of Glasgow would be deemed in the floodplain by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), meaning all of the property owners would have to buy flood insurance if they are ...

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  6. Repair to flood-damaged Ascension Parish schools in design phase, bids out on twoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Emergency Management Agency, with a total value of $110 million. Of those 45 work sheets, 25 have been submitted to FEMA and, to date, FEMA has allocated funds for reimbursement for 10 of those, a total value of $25.2 million, Mann said. In a blog ...

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  7. San Jose flood: Whata s a 100-year flood zone?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... feet, breaking the previous record of 12.2 feet set exactly 100 years ago. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, uses the term "flood zones" to to describe a land area in terms of its risk of flooding. And the agency points out that ...

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  8. 2-22 7am Tommy, problems w/FEMA and flood insurance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Tommy talks to David Hammer, WWL-TV investigative reporter, about his new story on victims of flooding getting low-balled for their insurance payments. Make my morning went about FEMA flood insurance before we go to David hammer Euro on.

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  9. Forrest County Disaster Recovery Center Changing Hours, Closing March 3; Help Remains AvailableRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. MEMA and FEMA encourage Mississippi survivors who registered for disaster assistance with FEMA to stay in touch.

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  10. Mississippi in Recovery: A Month After the January TornadoesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... President Trump declared a major federal disaster after the Jan. 21 severe storms and tornadoes in Mississippi, MEMA, FEMA and other state, federal and voluntary agency partners continue supporting survivors as they rebuild their lives and ...

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  11. At tornado recovery meeting, mayor adds more debris removal datesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... move out of the neighborhood." The Davis' are among the thousands of New Orleans East residents who have registered for FEMA assistance in a city that remains a long way off from the end of this crisis. Cole Bricker, a FEMA coordinator present at ...

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  12. New FEMA rating gives Lambertville flood insurance savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has upgraded Lambertville's Community Rating, resulting in a new, 15-percent discount on flood insurance, it was announced on Feb. 21, 2017.

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  13. Cleanup being added after New Orleans tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu provided residents with an update on the cleanup during a session at a church on Tuesday night. Dozens of families attended two weeks after the EF-3 twister struck the area.

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  14. A bill designed to boost Florida's private alternatives to federal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    A bill designed to boost Florida's private alternatives to federal flood insurance cleared an early stop Tuesday, though not without a bit of protest and unease about moves that whisk away price regulation. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St.

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  15. Editorial: Finally, hope for halting Fairview Beach erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... fund the project last year. But as Service Authority Chairman Christopher Werle points out, "There's no guarantee that FEMA's going to fund it." Werle knows a thing or two about these things, after a 21-year stint with the Corps of Engineers. He is ...

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  16. Earthquake Education Kiosk Unveiled at University Mall in CarbondaleRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    An interactive kiosk is now available to help residents of southern Illinois learn how to reduce damage to their homes and prevent injuries during an earthquake. The earthquake education kiosk includes information about earthquake hazards in Illinois, safety tips and more than 80 how-to videos that demonstrate methods for securing bookshelves, wall-hangings, water heaters and other household items.

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  17. FEMA Seeks Applicants for National Youth Preparedness CouncilRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that it is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA's Youth Preparedness Council was formed in 2012 to bring together teens from across the country who are interested and engaged in advocating for preparedness.

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  18. Carbondale, IL University Mall gets educational earthquake kioskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KFVS12

    In connection with the Earthquake Consortium project, University Mall has a new interactive earthquake kiosk to educate southern Illinois residents on how to reduce damage and injuries. The kiosk contains 80 how-to videos on securing furniture and other household items in the event of an earthquake.

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  19. Albany's Emergency Operations CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... governments to pay for the extra time worked, when the Emergency Operation Center is open. And, it's compensation that FEMA can reimburse. Albany's City Manager Sharon Subadan recounted the first days following the January 2 storm, and how city ...

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  20. Wolf Administration to Assist Pennsylvania Communities and Citizens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR Newswire

    ... may fluctuate as a result. This is CDBG-DR money to satisfy the local share required by the previously awarded 2015 FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant of $1.65 million. "Ensuring that businesses and communities have opportunities to succeed ...

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