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  1. FEMA deadline approaching for earthquake damage helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... and Napa counties who suffered damage in the Aug. 24 earthquake to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson announced. "Earthquake assistance is available for families who suffered damage due to the ...

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  2. Weak Oversight, Poor Coordination Plague DHS OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Government Executive

    ... 2014. Ambiguous objectives, passive management, poor oversight and increased grant funding have contributed to problems FEMA has had historically in ensuring grantees spend funds appropriately, but the IG noted that since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, ...

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  3. CT man sentenced for defrauding FEMA after June 1st torandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WWLP

    A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for defrauding FEMA after the June 1, 2011 tornado. Robbie Rossi of Enfield was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Connecticut.

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  4. Man sentenced to prison for defrauding FEMA following Springfield tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A man who devised a scheme to defraud FEMA out of thousands of dollars in disaster relief funds following the tornado that tore through the Springfield area in June, 2011 was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday. A federal grand jury indicted 42-year-old Robbie Rossi in January on two counts of mail fraud arising from the scam.

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  5. Man Accused of Defrauding FEMA of Disaster Aid Receives 18-Month Jail SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Patch.com

    A man who used an Enfield address to illegally receive disaster relief aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following a 2011 tornado in central Massachusetts has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for mail fraud. Connecticut's ...

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  6. Former West Springfield man sentenced to 18 months for filing false tornado damage claim with FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | MassLive.com

    ... to be a disaster area. According to the office of Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly, Rossi filed a claim with FEMA on Aug. 19, 2011, and received in compensation for damage to his home at 71 New Bridge St., West Springfield. He claimed to be ...

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  7. Attention, Wyandotte: Deadline Extended for FEMA Flood AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Patch.com

    Michiganders with homes damaged in the August severe storms and flooding will have more time to file for federal assistance after the Federal Emergency Management Agency granted Gov. Rick Snyder's request for an extension. FEMA extended the application period by 20 days, giving disaster survivors until Dec. 14 to register.

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  8. New Jersey Sen. Menendez Presses for Sandy Flood Insurance ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Insurance Journal West

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency should investigate allegations that insurance companies handling Superstorm Sandy flood damage claims are manipulating them to shortchange victims, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said on Nov. 14. At a press conference in his Newark office, Menendez called on FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to take immediate action after a federal judge in New York found evidence suggesting assessors altered reports so insurance companies could pay less to policyholders. He estimated that thousands of homeowners may have been affected and said FEMA, which manages the National Flood Insurance Program, was ultimately responsible.

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  9. South Beach Psychiatric Center gets $3.6M from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | SILive.com

    ... repairs were necessary throughout the South Beach Psychiatric Center, well beyond what has been reimbursed by FEMA." "Superstorm Sandy severely damaged Staten Island's South Beach Psychiatric Center when storm surge came pouring into the facility," ...

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  10. Deadline extended for metro Detroit flood, storm damage helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... been estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars. More than 115,000 residents have already registered for help. FEMA has approved more than $119 million in individual assistance. If you enjoy the content on the Crain's Detroit Business Web site ...

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  11. A Climate of Change In Flood Risk ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | CE News

    ... initiatives to change course and better manage flood risks. Beginning in 2009, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched its Risk Mapping, Assessment & Planning (Risk MAP) program with the goal of delivering more precise flood map ...

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  12. FEMA Extends Deadline For Michigan Homeowners Affected By Floods To Apply For HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | CBS Local

    ... help. Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan have announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted the governor's request for an extension for residents seeking assistance, adding 20 more days to the application period. ...

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  13. Gov. Rick Snyder: Southeast Michigan storm survivors granted more time to seek assistanceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | State of Michigan

    ... federal assistance after the Federal Emergency Management Agency granted Gov. Rick Snyder's request for an extension. FEMA extended the application period by 20 days, giving disaster survivors until Dec. 14 to register. The previous deadline was ...

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  14. Hazard Mitigation Plan discussed at informational meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Hartford Courant

    ... lot of coordination between town and state officials, first responders and utility crews," he said. Alexander is using FEMA-developed methodologies, GIS mapping, and qualitative and quantitative data to assess specific vulnerabilities for towns. In ...

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  15. Ann McFeatters - FEMA needs to give victims a breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Crescent-News.com

    ... bureaucratic. Too ineffective. One of the most famous lines ever uttered by George W. Bush was to Michael Brown, the FEMA director, "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job," when Brownie was so not doing a good job. The government response to Katrina ...

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  16. KOHLER?? Home Generator Sweepstakes - There's Still Time to WinRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2012 | DVDCreation Reviews

    One lucky family will win a 20-kilowattKOHLERhome generator which can power home systems, including appliances, electronics, heating/cooling, lights, refrigerators, sump pumps, security alarms and more. According to the National Weather Service , Hurricane Sandy left approximately 8.5 million people without power in multiple states as it made landfall on "Families in the disaster zone usually expect to lose power because of a storm, however, many are surprised when they suffer an outage even though they live thousands of miles away and their home is undamaged."

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  17. Commentary: FEMA goes after hurricane victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Daily Record

    ... bureaucratic. Too ineffective. One of the most famous lines ever uttered by George W. Bush was to Michael Brown, the FEMA director, "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job," when Brownie was so not doing a good job. The government response to Katrina ...

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  18. Brookport to mark tornado anniversaryRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Federal Emergency Management Agency provided funds to residents whose homes were damaged or demolished by the twister, FEMA turned down requests from the city of Brookport to reimburse its cleanup costs. After FEMA's refusal of federal aid, Illinois ...

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  19. Sheridan tax rate tumbles 24 percentRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Observer

    Property owners in the town of Sheridan will see a significant drop in their town tax bills next year - a 24 percent drop to be exact. The rate is expected to decrease to $4.02 per thousand dollars of assessed value, down from the current rate of $5.26, now that the Sheridan Town Board approved its 2015 budget during a recent meeting.

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  20. Emergency response team prepares for disastersRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Miami Hurricane

    Members of the Canes Emergency Response Team attend to a victim during a simulated disaster readiness exercise held on Sunday afternoon outside of the Dooley Memorial building. Giancarlo Falconi // Staff Photographer Michael Merein was lying down in a smoke-filled room in Dooly Memorial when a group of Canes Emergency Response Team members walked in to the rescue.

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