FEMA: Where to Go When FEMA Can’t Help

More than $3.8 million in federal grants and loans has been disbursed to homeowners, renters and businesses in northern Mississippi since severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding ravaged the area last February. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded about $1.2 million in disaster assistance to individuals and […]

FEMA: San Jacinto County, TX Added to Disaster Declaration for Tropical Storm Imelda

San Jacinto County has been designated for disaster assistance as part of Texas’s federal disaster declaration for severe storms and flooding that occurred Sept. 17-23. Survivors of Tropical Storm Imelda may now register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This […]

EDA: NIST, EDA and the FirstNet Authority Announce $1 Million Interagency Disaster Challenge

The Accelerate R2 Network will Connect Response and Resiliency Innovation Efforts Three U.S. Department of Commerce agencies have launched a first-of-its-kind interagency challenge focused on accelerating innovations for disaster response and resilience technology. The Economic Development Administration (EDA), in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet […]

FEMA: St. Mary Parish Added to Louisiana Flooding Disaster Declaration

At the request of the state of Louisiana, St. Mary Parish has been added to the disaster declaration for flooding that occurred May 10 through July 24, 2019. FEMA’s Public Assistance funding will supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the flooding. FEMA’s Public Assistance funding is available to […]

FEMA: Twelve North Carolina Counties Added to Hurricane Dorian Disaster Declaration

Twelve more North Carolina counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.  FEMA Public Assistance funding is now available to local governments, state agencies and certain private nonprofits in the following counties if they were affected by Hurricane Dorian beginning […]

FEMA: More Parishes Added to Louisiana Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance Following Hurricane Barry

At the request of the state of Louisiana, Cameron and St. Landry parishes have been added to the August 27 major disaster declaration for preparations and damages related to Hurricane Barry. Two other parishes, Pointe Coupee and St. Martin parishes are now eligible for permanent work. These two parishes were previously designated for emergency work […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Texas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Imelda beginning on Sept. 17 -23, 2019. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for North Carolina

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Dorian beginning on Sept. 1- 9, 2019. The President’s action makes federal funding available to the state, eligible local governments and […]