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  1. Malkin: Tale of two tribes: 'Climate Refugees' and EPA victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... livelihoods has been catastrophic. But the Obama administration refused the tribe's request for disaster relief from FEMA last fall and yanked emergency water tanks the EPA had supplied for Navajo livestock. "U.S. EPA caused this entire disaster, ...

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  2. President Declares Disaster for ArkansasRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... a later date if warranted by the results of damage assessments. The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications. FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first ...

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  3. President Obama Signs Arkansas Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The White House

    ... Desha, Lincoln, Ouachita, Phillips, and Prairie. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Charles Maskell as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations ...

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  4. Home buyout program falling short for landslide victims?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    KRDO NewsChannel 13 is investigating a report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided that only $3 million will be allocated to purchase landslide-damaged homes in Colorado Springs. The amount from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program is far less than the estimated total damages of nearly $6.5 million.

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  5. Foodservice Training Portal Launches Active Shooter PrepaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The course is an interactive and comprehensive online tool that educates employees in the latest active shooter procedures and protocols aligning with the guidelines and directives established by FEMA, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security. According to the FBI, active shooter events at soft targets will continue to increase annually and they further recommend implementing employee education programs in anticipation of these possible threatening and deadly events.

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  6. FEMA Extends Deadline for Mississippi Flood Victims to File Proof of Loss FormRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... Department. Mississippi's Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney announced that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted a request for an extension to the usual 60-day proof of loss deadline. With this extension, flood victims from ...

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  7. Column: Tale of two tribes: 'Climate refugees' vs. EPA VictimsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Star

    ... livelihoods has been catastrophic. But the Obama administration refused the tribe's request for disaster relief from FEMA last fall and yanked emergency water tanks the EPA had supplied for Navajo livestock. “U.S. EPA caused this entire ...

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  8. Showering love on 'climate refugees' -- while ignore Uncle Sam's environmental victims :0Read the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    ... livelihoods has been catastrophic. But the Obama administration refused the tribe's request for disaster relief from FEMA last fall and yanked emergency water tanks the EPA had supplied for Navajo livestock. ''US EPA caused this entire disaster, ...

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  9. More disaster recovery centers will open in Harris countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fort Bend Sun

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is opening three Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Harris County this Friday, May 6th at 9 a.m. The MDRCs function just like the fixed Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to help homeowners, ...

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  10. Locals should prepare for power outage of weeks, not days, caused by cyber or other grid threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mobile Radio Technology

    ... or evacuation, fuel delivery for generators and many other contingencies." Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate stressed the importance that local governments conduct real-world planning and testing of backup ...

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  11. State Bar of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Texas Bar Journal

    ... flooding in Texas, the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other organizations have partnered to help provide assistance to affected individuals. A toll-free legal hotline ( ...

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  12. Why didn't I get an Amber Alert on my phone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOP-FM Washington

    Now that 3-year-old Zion Williams has been returned safely to his grandmother after allegedly being abducted, some have wondered why they didn't receive an Amber Alert on their smartphone. Since 2013, Amber Alerts have been automatically sent to all cellphones through a partnership between the law enforcement agencies, the wireless industry, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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  13. 'People are dying from odors', resident tells BOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Clare County Review

    ... the impact of disasters. Becker said the update of the original 2007 plan is required to qualify for pre-disaster FEMA funds. Actions are recommended by the county, but not funded by the county, Becker noted. High priority action includes deepening, ...

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  14. Loyalty Day Commemorated; Anglesea Day AnticipatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cape May County Herald

    NORTH WILDWOOD a' At the new, 5 p.m. meeting time, mayor and council met to discuss various matters affecting the city May 3. Threads of topics wove the meeting together, highlighting continuing projects going on throughout North Wildwood, preparing for the coming summer, and honoring its veterans. Council President Salvatore Zampirri called the meeting to order and introduced Joseph Orlando, commander of North Wildwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941, along with members.

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  15. Louisiana disaster survivors have more time to register for recovery helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Businesses may be eligible for disaster loan help from the U.S. Small Business Administration, but are not eligible for FEMA recovery grants. The extension applies to all 36 designated parishes: Allen, Ascension, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, ...

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  16. Interfaith House: Making a difference for those who need it mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | People's Defender

    ... in supporting Interfaith House. Weber says they also receive a government grant each year. The food bank is a part of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), however government red tape often slows the flow of funds forcing the organization to ...

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  17. GAO: FEMA needs framework to improve IT systemsRead the original story

    Thursday | Federal Computer Week

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency needs to develop a governing framework for the oversight and modernization of IT investments, and needs to address holes in its tech workforce, according to a Government Accountability Office report released May 5. Not doing so limits the agency's ability to adequately respond to major disaster, GAO said. The review was launched to assess FEMA's progress in satisfying requirements of the 2006 Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act, which mandated assessing and upgrading the agency's IT programs to aid its responses to emergency situations.

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  18. FEMA launching mobile disaster recovery centers in Houston, KatyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chron

    ... be complemented by teams of federal officials canvassing neighborhoods on foot. At the centers, representatives from FEMA will help people register flood damage, apply for aid, and answer recovery-related questions. Aid is available not only for ...

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  19. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Thursday | North Country Now

    Specifically, the Brier Hill Fire District will use these federal funds to purchase 12 full sets of new National Fire Protection Association standard protective turn-out gear, including helmets, boots, gloves and nomex fire retardant hoods, to help keep firefighters safe while responding to emergencies. "The Brier Hill Fire Company is greatly appreciative of this award," said Brier Hill Fire Chief Shawn Macaulay.

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  20. Flood Insurance Update; What's New with Fannie & Freddie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mortgage News Daily

    ... or a private policy is to be considered "continuous coverage." At this time, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has not issued a declaration specifying impacted areas for the recent Texas flooding's. Wells Fargo Funding is assessing both ...

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