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  1. Residents map out flood plain informationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Recorder

    ... at what the potential impacts might be, whether they are mapped in the flood hazard area or not," Alan Springett, a FEMA engineer, said. It was also a chance to learn how to read the maps, get information about building standards, and discuss flood ...

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  2. Obama signs emergency declaration for Wash. wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... covers areas of Chelan and Okanogan counties as well as the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. FEMA is authorized to provide equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures ...

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  3. FEMA gets Keys input into new flood maps used to set insurance premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... will not take effect for another five years but residents can take part in the development process along the way, FEMA representatives said Monday in Key Largo. "The old maps tell you whether you're in [a flood zone] or out," said project manager ...

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  4. President Obama Signs Washington Emergency DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 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 ...

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  5. Unitrends Offers Free Online Disaster Recovery Planning ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNet News

    ... and provide complete disaster recovery testing, governance and compliance. In the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Small Business Continuity Planning Integrated report, more than 60 percent of American small businesses do not have a formal ...

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  6. Two Wheels: When trouble hits, Portland will turn to bikes for disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Autoblog

    Forget FEMA. Portland, Oregon's relief if and when the Big One hits might just come in the form of an army of bike riders.

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  7. Cities in Oklahoma scramble to spend community storm grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... amount might have been low because they were trying to estimate what was unmet following the insurance payments, the FEMA payments and other payments," Clark said in an interview. Oklahoma City, which suffered some damage from the May 20 tornado but ...

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  8. City of Moore misses out on FEMA moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... YOU AND OKLAHOMA FROM THE CITY LOST OUT ON MILLIONS IN FEDERAL FUNDING. THE GRANT THAT TALKING ABOUT THIS FOR HAZARD. A FEMA GRANT. FOR INDIVIDUALS WOULD BE IN MITIGATION PROJECT. Reporter: CITIES LIKE STILLWATER, MILES FROM THE TORNADO ZONE WERE ...

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  9. Boulder water ratesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    Boulder could raise water, wastewater and stormwater rates significantly next year to speed up the rate at which the city lines older clay pipes and addresses other infrastructure issues that led to widespread sewer backups during last year's flooding.

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  10. FEMA checks out flood damage in Dodge CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hayfield Herald

    Dodge County Emergency Management Director Matt Maas shows FEMA officials and Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management personnel the areas that they will be touring on their damage assessment location visits.

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  11. Crews make gains on destructive Washington state wildfire; flash floods now a concernRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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  12. How Movie Tech Can Protect First RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LiveScience

    This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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  13. Slow FEMA action forces county to dip into reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    ... Larimer County is considered a sub-grantee, the county's relationship is with the state, which sends requests to FEMA. And although the initial submission of requests is more general, Hoffmann said she believes the state is doing more of a close-out ...

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  14. BRIEF: Free app connects users to Pembroke Pines police [Sun Sentinel :: ]Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 23--The Pembroke Pines Police Department has released a free smartphone application that allows users to upload photos and GPS information to report possible crimes.

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  15. Lake Pontchartrain Elementary staffers visit Isaac-flooded school to retrieve belongingsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... portable buildings on the campus of East St. John Elementary in Reserve. On Monday, school officials announced that FEMA had dedicated $17.5 million to the school districts to help repair the schools. On Thursday, the School Board is expected to ...

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  16. Boulder could seek significant water rate increases to limit future sewer backupsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Colorado Daily

    Boulder could raise water, wastewater and stormwater rates significantly next year to speed up the rate at which the city lines older clay pipes and addresses other infrastructure issues that led to widespread sewer backups during last year's flooding.

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  17. State News in BriefRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... of climate change, but one of Vermont's key recommendations to the president was not included. The state wants to use FEMA public assistance money to help rebuild culverts and bridges so streams pass under the roads instead of washing them out. But ...

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  18. Long Island to get $144M in state Sandy repair funds, says CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    New York State will provide about $144 million to municipalities in Nassau and Suffolk counties to fund superstorm Sandy repair costs not covered by the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.

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  19. Obama attributes Washington wildfires to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KOMO News

    President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.

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  20. Have You Started Getting Ready for Hard TimesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... for whatever hard times might await: It is your choice you can prep or you can stand around on a bridge waiting for FEMA to bring you a bottle of water, a MRE, a warm blanket and a kiss for your boo-boo and maybe you can even get your picture as you ...

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