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FEMA Extends Temporary Disaster Housing Program

Published on November 24, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a request from the state of West Virginia to extend FEMA?s temporary disaster housing program from November 15, 2010 to February 15, 2011. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency – fema.gov)

FEMA: Prevent Fires This Thanksgiving

Published on November 24, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As our nation comes together to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its United States Fire Administration (USFA) would like to remind all residents to Put a Freeze on all Fires. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency – fema.gov)

North Carolina Disaster Assistance Approaches $5.6 Million

Published on November 19, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Five weeks after the federal disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Nicole, nearly $5.6 million in assistance has flowed to residents in 14 eastern North Carolina counties. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.gov))

FEMA Administrator Fugate Addresses National Congress of American Indians

Published on November 18, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addressed the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) at their 67th annual convention, where he discussed new ways FEMA is working to coordinate with and support its tribal partners to prepare for and respond to disasters and challenged the audience to come up […]

FEMA Asks: Are you Prepared for a Tsunami?

Published on November 18, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

San Juan, PR — Although tsunamis do not occur as frequent as in the Pacific and Indian basins, their impact in our coasts can generate the same tragedy, if people do not prepare. Due to coastal flooding, strong sea currents, and its fast propagation, tsunamis can take the lives of thousands of persons and cause […]

FEMA Administrator Fugate Encourages New Members Of Congress To Share Emergency Preparedness Tips Back Home

Published on November 16, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, as newly-elected members of Congress get briefed by the House Sergeant at Arms about how they can prepare their congressional offices and staff for emergencies, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate issued the following statement encouraging incoming freshmen lawmakers to carry the message of disaster preparedness back home to their […]

Federal Disaster Assistance Tops $45 Million

Published on November 15, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

NEW BERLIN, Wis. – More than $45 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help Grant and Milwaukee County residents recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.gov))

Preferred Risk Flood Insurance-A Smart Buy

Published on November 15, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

San Juan, PR — Many Puerto Rico residents remain without flood insurance because their home or business has not been flooded yet. However, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Commonwealth officials advise that citizens do not need to live in a mapped floodplain, to get flood insurance. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management […]

Disaster Recovery Centers Close Saturday

Published on November 12, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Disaster Recovery Centers that have been helping North Carolinians recover from Tropical Storm Nicole will close after this week. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.gov))

Natural Disasters Happen…Take Steps To Minimize Home Damage

Published on November 11, 2010 By The Success Fisherman

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Weather happens. Sometimes it’s severe enough to be a disaster, like the flooding and wind damage Tropical Storm Nicole caused in eastern North Carolina. . Go to Source (The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.gov))