Sunday, November 18, 2012

Federal emergency management agency

  • Left With Tornado Damage, Ala Town Blaming FEMA

    City officials blame the Federal Emergency Management Agency, saying the money to demolish skeletons of the old buildings is mired in miles of red tape.

  • FEMA analysis of Sandy damgage shows extent of storm's toll

    An analysis of aerial imagery by the Federal Emergency Management Agency shows more than 500 buildings were destroyed outright, reduced to piles of debris, caved in or sliced into chunks.

  • Summer homes not eligible for FEMA grants

    Now comes the insult. Summer home owners, common in beach communities like the Rockaways, may be financially wiped out if they didn't spring for pricey flood insurance because FEMA provides grants only for primary residences. Pension salesman Chris ...

  • FEMA To Extend Temporary Housing Program For NYers Displaced By Sandy

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is extending a program providing temporary housing to New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy.

  • Hurricane Sandy, New York and FEMA--By the Numbers

    NEW YORK CITY - Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $449 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.

  • FEMA approves 30-day sheltering extension for NY

    NEW YORK - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is extending for a month a program providing temporary housing to New Yorkers displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

  • FEMA may seek flood insurance bailout after Sandy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency will probably need to request a congressional bailout of its flood insurance operations, as claims from superstorm Sandy could be as much as four times greater than the program's ...

  • FEMA flood maps are still on hold

    Nearly four years after the preliminary Federal Emergency Management Agency flood risk maps were released for public review, officials said there's no time line for when final maps will be made public.

  • What's in a Name? A Lot, for FEMA's Housing Units

    The manufactured homes sitting in New Jersey are regulated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a FEMA spokesman said, whereas the "FEMA trailers" used after Katrina and Rita weren't. HUD oversees what materials are used in ...

  • FEMA changes policy; local outlook unclear

    BENNINGTON -- The town and state have succeeded in changing federal policy in a quest to receive reimbursement for work following Tropical Storm Irene, but it remains unclear if the change will allow local taxpayers to recoup the $4 million price tag, ...

  • Sandy recovery chief says aid must be 'immediate and ongoing'

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $600 million toward housing assistance and other needs for victims, but the agency is designed mostly for immediate recovery, not rebuilding, Obama said Thursday.

  • New FEMA Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program to pay for fixes ...

    Under a new Federal Emergency Management Agency program, the workers will patch holes in walls and roofs, replace doors, run temporary electrical lines, fix electrical meters, and even repair plumbing.

  • FEMA proved its worth

    The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, is to support U.S. citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover ...

  • After Sandy, Are FEMA and the Red Cross Helpmates to Neighborhood ...

    The Internet didn't create the outpouring of citizen-to-citizen care that has so often beaten traditional relief agencies like the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Red Cross to Hurricane Sandy-ravaged communities all over the tri-state area ...

  • Three FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open in Monmouth County

    MONMOUTH COUNTY - Three Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Centers are now open daily in Monmouth County to assist with local recovery efforts.

  • FEMA: 95000 residents eligible for emergency housing in New York, New Jersey

    NEW YORK - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says 95,000 people are eligible for emergency housing assistance in New York and New Jersey.

  • Officials and experts praising FEMA for its response to Hurricane Sandy

    Following Hurricane Katrina seven years ago, FEMA became a national punching bag, ridiculed for its slow and cumbersome response to the disaster along the Gulf Coast.

  • FEMA sending manufactured housing to Sandy zones

    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the disaster relief agency has several hundred mobile homes in its inventory of emergency supplies and has started moving some of them to disaster zone.

  • FEMA visits Jefferson, town begins to normalize after Hurricane Sandy

    Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit Jefferson Township, some residents were still without power, and many were still assessing the damage the storm brought to their homes and neighborhoods.

  • David Lee explains being unkindly compared to FEMA

    David Lee will never be able to win. That doesn't mean you should feel sorry for him, not with another decade to enjoy in his NBA career and a six-year, $80 million contract to currently have and to hold, but no NBA fan that is aware of his reputation ...

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