FEMA: 51 Additional Florida Counties Eligible for FEMA Public Assistance

Fifty-one Florida counties are now eligible for FEMA Public Assistance for repair or replacement of public facilities damaged by Hurricane Nicole. The counties are Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, […]

FEMA: Funding Opportunity Announced for New Community Resilience Program

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Provides $500 Million Over Five Years for Safeguarding Tomorrow Revolving Loan Fund grant program  Today, FEMA announced it will soon begin accepting applications for a new resilience program, funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to make communities safer from natural hazards. Beginning Feb. 1, the agency […]

HUD: Agency Seeking First-of-Its-Kind Input to More Equitably and Accurately Allocate Disaster Recovery Funds

Two new Requests for Information (RFIs) to mark inaugural feedback effort for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released two new Requests for Information (RFIs), marking the first time the Department has asked the public for feedback on […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration to Help Floridians Recover from Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole survivors and Florida infrastructure and beaches will now be eligible for federal disaster assistance at the direction of President Biden. FEMA announced today that additional assistance has been made available to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Nicole during the period […]

SBA: New Disaster Loans Offered with No Interest and No Payments for First Year

Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced the Agency will waive the interest rate for the first year on new disaster loans and extend the initial payment deferment period automatically to 12 months. […]

FEMA: $135 Million Commitment Made to Support Relocation of Tribal Communities Affected by Climate Change

Funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act Supports Community-Driven Relocation for Threatened Communities  The Biden-Harris administration today announced the launch of a new Voluntary Community-Driven Relocation program, led by the Department of the Interior, to assist Tribal communities severely impacted by climate-related environmental threats. Through investments from President […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves McDowell County, West Virginia Disaster Declaration

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from July 12-13, 2022. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Fayette County, West Virginia Disaster Declaration

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Aug. 14-15, 2022. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for South Carolina

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Carolina to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian beginning Sept. 25 to Oct. 4, 2022. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Charleston, […]