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Spring Rainfall, Snow Melt Can Cause Flooding in Montana

Published on February 21, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

DENVER – As spring approaches, North Dakota communities are once again preparing for the possibility of flooding. FEMA Recovery and Mitigation experts have several recommendations to help people get ready for flood waters. . Go to Source (FEMA)

Purchasing — and MAINTAINING — Flood Insurance is a Great Investment for Montanans

Published on February 21, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

DENVER – With several major snowstorms now in the books, Montanans have faced a challenging winter, but think hopefully about the time when the snow melts and we have the renewal of spring. Unfortunately, that spring renewal often comes hand-in-hand with flooding. . Go to Source (FEMA)

FEMA, National Commission on Children and Disasters Announce New Partnership to Promote Fire Safety Awareness for Families

Published on February 14, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With home fires on the rise in winter months, and a new study showing that young children are at an especially high risk of getting seriously injured or dying in residential fires, today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Commission on Children and Disasters are announcing a new public […]

As Winter Storm Approaches, FEMA Continues To Support State And Local Officials

Published on February 1, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As a powerful winter storm complete with significant accumulation of ice and snow, high winds, and bitterly cold temperatures approaches the central U.S., staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office continue to take steps to coordinate with state and local officials in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, […]

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate Encourages Americans To Resolve To Be Ready In 2011

Published on January 3, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

WASHINGTON — With the new year fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging all Americans to make emergency preparedness one of their New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. Resolve to be Ready in 2011 is a nationwide effort to urge individuals, families, businesses and communities to focus on being ready and […]

FEMA Monthy Update: The End Of The Year Doesn’t Mean The End Of Hurricane Katrina Recovery

Published on January 1, 2011 By The Success Fisherman

BILOXI, Miss. — This year is almost over, and it’s been more than five years since Hurricane Katrina left widespread destruction along the Mississippi Coast but rebuilding and recovery will continue in 2011. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency – fema.gov) .

FEMA Asks Tennesseans to Resolve to Be Ready in 2011

Published on December 29, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The state of Tennessee is in the nation’s top 20 when it comes to disaster declarations, and the majority of those disasters have involved flooding. Tennessee ranks number 14 in the country for the most federally declared disasters since 1953 when the record-keeping began. FEMA records show 82 percent of Tennessee’s registered […]

President Declares Major Disaster For Vermont

Published on December 22, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency – fema.gov)

FEMA Region V Administrator Velasquez Encourages Americans To Resolve To Be Ready In 2011

Published on December 21, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

CHICAGO, Ill. — With the holiday season upon us and 2011 fast approaching, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging all Americans to make emergency preparedness one of their New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency – fema.gov)

FEMA Urges Public To Be Prepared On Anniversary Of New Madrid Quake

Published on December 21, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

CHICAGO, Ill. — Today marks the 199th anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes to ever strike the United States. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign is encouraging all Americans to prepare for earthquakes and other disasters by making a new year’s resolution to “Resolve to be Ready” in 2011. . Go to […]