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  1. US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WTNH

    The U.S. government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe, lacks effective coordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and medical treatment, congressional investigators have found. The report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office, obtained by The Associated Press before its release, found that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, did not always keep track of disaster efforts by agencies, hampering the nation's preparedness even after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

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  2. FEMA Damage Assessment Expands to 12 VT Counties For Last Week's Winter StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WVNY

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expanded their damage assessment to 12 Vermont counties for last week's winter storm. The added counties include Addison, Caledonia, Essex, Grand Isle, Orange, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor. The ...

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  3. Report: US Unprepared To Handle Nuclear DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Daily Caller

    ... by The Associated Press before being released to the public, has blasted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for not keeping track of disaster efforts and not availing itself of all the information necessary to make good decisions in the ...

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  4. Nor'easter damage assessment expands to 12 Vermont countiesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Green Mountain Outlook

    ... apita to be eligible for assistance. Should the thresholds be met, Gov. Peter Shumlin would forward a formal request to FEMA, which would then determine whether or not to recommend that President Barack Obama sign the declaration.

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  5. U.S. Not Ready for Nuke AttackRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Intelligencer

    ... swath of the eastern U.S., including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, which received federal disaster money. "FEMA is not aware of the full range of information," according to the report. The investigation relied in part on internal documents ...

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  6. Enter to Win a KOHLER?? Generator in the Third Annual Great Winter Weather Party SweepstakesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | DVDCreation Reviews

    One lucky family will win a fully-automatic 8-kilowatt home generator which can power home systems, including appliances, electronics, heating/cooling, lights, refrigerators, sump pumps, security alarms, and more when the power goes out. According to the U.S. Department of Energy , severe weather caused 87 percent of widespread power outages affecting 50,000 or more customers from 2003 to 2012, making it the number one cause of power outages in "Last winter's widespread storms, power outages, and cold temperatures are good reminders for families to prepare now for this winter season," said FLASH President and CEO .

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  7. Advocate to help Sandy victims with flood claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | USA Today

    ... with their flood insurance providers An expedited installment of the advocate's office was one of four major changes to FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program that was announced by a group of New Jersey federal lawmakers earlier this month in ...

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  8. Feds: US Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CBS Local

    ... swath of the eastern U.S., including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, which received federal disaster money. "FEMA is not aware of the full range of information," according to the report. The investigation relied in part on internal documents ...

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  9. U.S. Not Fully Prepared for Nuclear Terrorist Attack or Large-Scale Catastrophe, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | TIME.com

    ... swath of the eastern U.S., including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, which received federal disaster money. "FEMA is not aware of the full range of information," according to the report. The investigation relied in part on internal documents ...

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  10. FEMA Announces Launch of the Interim Office of the Flood Insurance AdvocateRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today announced the launch of the Interim Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate, led by the Acting Flood Insurance Advocate, David ...

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  11. Building bans extended at Oso slide site, North Fork StillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | HeraldNet

    An extended moratorium will prevent anyone from building - or rebuilding - in the mile-square area directly hit by the Oso mudslide, at least until mid-2015. A separate building ban for the same period covers an area with increased flood risk along the North Fork Stillaguamish River, east of the disaster zone.

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  12. Probe: Government lacks disaster-relief coordination, unprepared for handling nuclear attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Star Tribune

    A congressional audit says the federal government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe. It finds that the government lacks effective coordination and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and medical treatment.

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  13. Commission tables requestRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... new lifting equipment for his agency's ambulances. Gainer explained the 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, a FEMA-Homeland Security grant is designated to be used for equipment purchases. Gainer said the EMS group wants to purchase ambulance ...

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  14. FEMA Awards $454,808 Grant to Vernon County: Hazard mitigation funds...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $454,808 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Vernon County, Wis., for the acquisition and demolition of seven residential structures in ...

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  15. FEMA grants helping owners of Livingston Parish properties battered by floods, hurricanesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- A car and trailer sit in floodwaters in the Maurepas area of Livingston Parish on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Residents continued to be evacuated from the area by National Guard and other emergency responders throughout the day, though some elected to stay in their homes.

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  16. Holyoke will get 6 firefighters that could restore Engine 2, tactical trucks to service more oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | MassLive.com

    ... are being paid for with a $1,069,048 grant the city received in March from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Budgeted city funds pay for the ninth new firefighter, Pond said. Pond has said he was confident the issue of how to pay for ...

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  17. Smithtown starts 24-hour surveillance of Kings Park industrial siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    Smithtown town officials have started round-the-clock monitoring of a Kings Park industrial site they say has stored heavy equipment and processed tree debris in violation of residential and light industrial zoning on portions of the site. Public Safety director John Valentine said the town began the 24-hour monitoring of 1 Lawrence Rd. at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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  18. Government briefs: Fulton Center opens, FEMA to perform audit on 70,000 NYC properties a and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Real Deal

    From the December issue: Lower Manhattan's Fulton Center , where nine subway lines converge, reopened last month. Blackstone Group's $1.95 billion sale of the Waldorf-Astoria to a Chinese company may get a federal government review.

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  19. DHS on Instagram, an app for the border and moreRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Federal Computer Week

    DHS officials said Dec. 17 that they are now sharing images on the site from across their component agencies. DHS launched a Flickr account last month, but it is something of a latecomer to the social media networking party.

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  20. Would San Franciscans approve of Jeb Bush as President of the United States?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Examiner.com

    ... Middle East and Afghanistan, and Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") failed, and when the US economy collapsed in 2008. Those events may have happened anyway regardless of who was president ...

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