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  1. Students anticipate first basketball game in new gym 2 hours ago...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    Music played as Caroline Scherer walked into the Tom O'Connor Jr. Athletic Center with her classmates for the first time. "We could see our future, like how we're going to play and how we're going to get through it all," Caroline, 17, said.


  2. Leyden seeks input on hazard mitigation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Recorder

    ... it will be presented to the town for adoption. The town can use the plan to apply for state and federal grants such as FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and the Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program. "The town can apply for grant programs ...


  3. Springs to apply for federal grant to help landslide stricken property ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The City of Colorado Springs has scheduled two public meetings to discuss recent landslide activity on the west side of town and federal funds that may be available to help affected property owners. The city says it is applying for a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program through the Colorado division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.


  4. Homes hit by landslides may get government helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The earth has been on the move in parts of western Colorado Springs, causing landslides that are swallowing or destroying some homes. The good news for those unfortunate homeowners is that Colorado Springs is giving them a chance to opt into a federal grant program that the city has applied for: a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program through the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.


  5. Federal auditors question Tuscaloosa twister fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Tuscaloosa News reports the Office of Inspector General has determined the Federal Emergency Management Agency should reclaim about $1.2 million in storm assistance. The audit takes issue with the city's decision to pay a Florida company, Thompson Consulting Services, about $875,000 to file documents with FEMA seeking repayment for costs associated with the killer tornado.


  6. Training Announcement: Basic Public Information Officer CourseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | State of Maine

    ... conducting awareness campaigns, news release writing, public speaking, and television interviews. Completion of FEMA Public Information Awareness Course (G289/IS29) is a prerequisite for attendance of the program. IS29 is at ...


  7. State to give $5M in relief to United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... rental and utilities assistance and to fund community food banks. On Oahu, AUW administers about $80,000 worth of FEMA money to go to one-time rental and utility assistance for some 60 to 80 families, said Norm Baker, AUW's chief operating officer. ...


  8. CSB approves final report on West Fertilizer explosionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Chemical & Engineering News

    The U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board on Jan. 28 approved its final report on the 2013 ammonium nitrate fertilizer explosion in West, Texas , that killed fifteen people and injured hundreds of others.


  9. Helping Businesses Survive DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2011 | Advertising Age

    ... suggestions as to what they need to improve that determination. "We are proud to be associated with the important work FEMA is doing to educate Americans about being smart when it comes to preparing for disaster, especially at a time when many areas ...


  10. Flint mayor to testify before DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Hill

    ... and other health problems. Snyder has urged Obama to direct more funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to address the crisis. The president, joined by other leading Democrats, has rejected those overtures, arguing that FEMA funds ...


  11. Dewey examining building permitting processRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Cape Gazette

    ... he said, the town has had to go back to those property owners and make sure documentation is in order. Will Powell, FEMA spokesperson, said FEMA and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control conducted a community assistance ...


  12. Campus BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    ... year. CHAPEL HILL -- The nation's top emergency management official, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator (FEMA) Craig Fugate, will speak about the future of addressing threats from severe weather and other disasters at 4:30 p.m. on ...


  13. Historic Jung Hotel to undergo full redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Occupying an entire city block along Canal Street, the historic Jung Hotel has languished in vacancy after suffering serious damage from the floods that followed Hurricane Katrina, but a reinvestment in the building is set to bring it back to its former prominence. Developer and hotelier Joseph Jaeger is spearheading a full renovation of the 17-story hotel at 1500 Canal St. to the tune of $130 million.


  14. 2 commissioners field questions at Tea Party meetingRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Times Observer

    ... is the Federal Emergency Management Agency floodplain maps, as well as the county website. He said the situation with FEMA has caused a lot of confusion and that it "doesn't impact as many people as they think." To make the situation easier, ...


  15. Reporting: Outer BanksOUTER Banks Awaited the 'No-Name' Storm with YawnsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | 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 ...


  16. Flint mayor thanks Hillary Clinton for helping get fed action on water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | MLive.com

    Mayor Karen Weaver thanked Hillary Clinton, saying the former Secretary of State's concern over the city's water crisis helped spur government action for the residents of Flint. Weaver, Clinton and other local political and community leaders met privately following the Democratic presidential candidate's speech Sunday, Feb. 7, at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church on the city's north side.


  17. Secretary Johnson Highlights Super Bowl 50 Security OperationsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... Secretary Johnson. "Within the Department of Homeland Security itself, TSA, CBP, ICE, Coast Guard, the Secret Service, FEMA, our Office of Intelligence and Analysis, and our National Protection and Programs Directorate are contributing to the ...


  18. Over 2.7 Million to Participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOutRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2013 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... prepare yourself, your family, your community or your business before during and after an earthquake, visit Ready.gov . FEMA online has a great Earthquake Safety Checklist , an Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners and the QuakeSmart Toolkit, ...


  19. Indian Point nuclear plant leak causes radioactivity in groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WTVR Richmond

    AUGUST 3: The Indian Point nuclear power plant is seen August 3, 2002 in Buchanan, New York. New York Governor George Pataki has hired James Lee Witt, former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Clinton administration, to review the safety of all New York communities near nuclear facilities.


  20. DHS Teams Up for Super Bowl SecurityRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Holtville Tribune

    ... find out how dozens of federal agencies and DHS components - including TSA, CBP, ICE, Coast Guard, the Secret Service, FEMA, our Office of Intelligence and Analysis, and our National Protection and Programs Directorate - are contributing to the ...