FEMA: Lenoir County, NC Added to Hurricane Isaias Disaster Declaration

One more North Carolina county is eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts. FEMA Public Assistance funding is now available to local governments, state agencies and certain private nonprofits in Lenoir County if they were affected by Hurricane Isaias between July […]

FHFA: RFI Issued on Climate and Natural Disaster Risk Management at Regulated Entities

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today issued a Request for Input (RFI) on the current and future natural disaster risk to the housing finance system and to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home Loan Banks (the FHLBanks)—collectively the regulated entities. The information that FHFA […]

EDA: $5.98 Million Invested to Protect Businesses from Flooding in San Diego, CA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.98 million grant to the city of San Diego, California, to make stormwater infrastructure improvements needed to mitigate the impact of flooding on local industry. The EDA grant, to be matched with […]

EDA: $2.4 Million Invested to Boost Disaster Resiliency Efforts in Cascade Locks, OR Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.4 million grant to the city of Cascade Locks, Oregon, to make power supply infrastructure improvements needed to support business growth. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia

Yesterday, FEMA announced federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Zeta on Oct. 29, 2020. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Connecticut

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020. Federal funding is also available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Zeta from Oct. 26-29, 2020. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes. […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for the District of Columbia

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the District of Columbia to supplement the District’s response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the 59th Presidential Inauguration from January 11 to January 24, 2021. The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Tennessee

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement the state’s response efforts in the area affected by an explosion on Dec. 25. The President’s action authorizes FEMA to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford […]