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  1. Disaster Recovery Center in Crawford County to Close Aug. 7; Deadline to Register is Aug. 25.Read the original story

    18 min ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... Agency for disaster assistance. They can do so online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621- 3362 (FEMA). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; ...

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  2. Disaster Recovery Center in Howard County to Close Aug. 5; Deadline to Register is Aug. 25Read the original story

    18 min ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... Agency for disaster assistance. They can do so online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621- 3362 (FEMA). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; ...

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  3. FEMA eyes Foster City: Million dollar levee project required to keep...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In an effort to prevent Foster City property owners from having to purchase costly federally-mandated flood insurance while also tending to scientists' predictions of looming sea level rise, officials with the Bayside community are preparing to undertake one of the area's most significant levee projects. The Foster City Council met Monday night to discuss the Federal Emergency Management Agency's pending coastal flood hazard study that could, for the first time in the city's history, result in the entire community being pulled into FEMA's Flood Insurance Rate Map.

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  4. Disaster Recovery Center to Relocate in Wimberley for Texas Flood SurvivorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Wimberley will relocate on Thursday, July 30 for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22. Specialists from the State of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency , the U.S. Small Business Administration , nongovernmental organizations and the local community are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. Services are provided in English and Spanish.

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  5. Sportsman's Paradise fate uncertainRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... between the two groups has not been scheduled yet as the council is still in a period to determine how much money FEMA will provide for the buyout and Sportsman's residents' interest. Dulyea also stated while nothing specific has been formally ...

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  6. Who pays for cleanup gets stormyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... until after the state's had the opportunity to weigh in on other potential reimbursements," he said. "There are FEMA dollars out there." Peters also said he's worried that any funding approved from the Solid Waste Management District would ...

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  7. Flood hazard law change causing headaches in Honolulu's construction sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... The city, through Mario Siu-Li , a planner for DPP, told PBN that it was compelled to adopt the amendments, otherwise FEMA would've suspended Honolulu from the NFIP. A suspension would've meant the loss of some forms of federal assistance, federal ...

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  8. NYC, state get $258 million in anti-terrorism fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SILive.com

    New York City and New York State will get a combined $258 million in federal money for anti-terrorism funding this year, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Tuesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving almost $181 million to the city through its Urban Areas Security Initiative and giving almost $77 million to the state through its Homeland Security Grant Program to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to and recover from acts of terrorism in high-threat, high-density urban areas.

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  9. Boulder County to buy out 12 flood-damaged residential properties for $9.3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Camera

    ... the county hasn't come up with specific plans for what it might do with the properties once they're purchased. She said FEMA's restrictions in its federally funded home buyout Hazard Mitigation Grant Program will prevent Boulder County or any future ...

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  10. Fema DRC in Sherman to stay open until SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KXII-TV Sherman

    FEMA says the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Sherman will remain open through this Saturday, August 1. It had been slated to close at the end of the day tomorrow .

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  11. County approves budget, keeps tax rate at $2.805Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    The Putnam County Commission last night passed a budget for its 2015-2016 fiscal year, keeping the county's tax rate at $2.805. Portions of that tax rate contribute to a total of nine different county funds, and the commission considered each of those funds in individual amendments before approving the budget resolution as a whole.

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  12. AP city council, aerial sprayer settleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    His company uses a mix of organic phosphates and synthetic pyrethroid insecticides. Since then, the city has worked to clean up the area and get Wise situated in another location at the airport.

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  13. DHS Announces Grant Allocations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Preparedness GrantsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... under SHSP and UASI to local or Tribal units of government. Per the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended, DHS/FEMA is required to ensure that at least 25 percent of grant funding appropriated for HSGP and the Tribal Homeland Security Grant ...

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  14. SUNO Chancellor Victor Ukpolo responds to NOLA.com stories on professor deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... eligible for replacement only after submitting an environmental assessment report in December 2014, according to FEMA spokeswoman Julie Bradford. It was after that point, Bradford said, that the state elected to demolish the building and construct a ...

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  15. Grayson Disaster Recovery Center To Remain Open LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Sherman/Grayson County will remain open through this Saturday, August 1. It had been slated to close at the end of the day tomorrow ; Disaster Recovery Center  ... GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Sherman/Grayson County will remain open through this Saturday, August 1. It had been slated to close at the end of the day tomorrow ; Disaster Recovery Center  ... SHERMAN, TX-- Premier Dentistry in Sherman is hosting "Dentistry From the Heart" on Friday, July 31st. Dr. Sam Nechamkin DDS, MS visited the KTEN Studios to talk about the program.

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  16. LL parking? Tough callRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Observer

    ... state for those lots and the future use could not include any impervious coverage [such as a parking lot which is], a FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) requirement." Reportedly, the borough can get around that restriction by laying out a ...

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  17. $1.6 billion in FEMA grants targets terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday the recipients of more than $1.6 billion in grants provided to 56 U.S. states and territories to prevent and respond to terrorism. $1.6 billion in FEMA grants targets terrorism The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday the recipients of more than $1.6 billion in grants provided to 56 U.S. states and territories to prevent and respond to terrorism.

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  18. Oklahoma Farmers and Ranchers Have Options for AssistanceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... or repair their primary homes and replace lost or damaged personal property. To begin the application process, call FEMA at 800-621-3362, TTY 800-462-7585, or for those who use 711 or Video Relay Services (VRS), call 800-621-3362. Survivors may also ...

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  19. Louisiana still finding Katrina damageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... erode the soil over time, creating unstable caverns beneath the city's roads or other infrastructure. Drennan said FEMA has already agreed to pay about $10 million for Katrina-related repairs to the city's sewer system, and millions more will ...

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  20. Indiana School to Build Tornado Safe Room with $1.6M GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    Federal officials have awarded a southern Indiana school district $1.6 million to build a tornado safe room at an elementary school. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will allow Salem Community Schools to add the safe room at Bradie Shrum Elementary School to protect students and staff from tornadoes and severe storms.

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