FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for the Seminole Tribe of Florida

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Seminole Tribe of Florida to supplement the Tribe’s response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Nicole, beginning Nov. 7 and continuing.   The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused […]

HUD: $1.447 Billion Announced for 2021 Disaster Recovery and Mitigation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the allocation of $1.447 billion in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to provide additional help to communities recovering from 2021 disasters as well as support building inclusive resilience to climate change. “HUD continues to do […]

FEMA: ‘Year of Firsts’ Celebrated During National Native American Heritage Month & Commitment to Supporting Tribal Nations Reinforced

November marks National Native American Heritage Month, an opportunity for every person in the nation to reflect on our shared nation’s history and honor the Tribal Nations and tribal citizens who called this land home long before the United States became a country. This National Native American Heritage Month, FEMA […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Illinois

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Illinois to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from July 25-28, 2022. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in St. Clair County. Assistance can […]

HUD: Waivers Announced to Help Florida Communities Recover from Hurricane Ian

Announcement Represents One of the Largest Collections of Regulatory and Administrative Waivers Issued by HUD at One Time; Secretary Fudge: Waivers “Build on HUD’s Continued Post-Disaster Efforts and Unprecedented Aid from the Biden-Harris Administration” The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a package of 29 regulatory and […]

Census Bureau: Data Available to Help Hurricane Ian Efforts

Demographic and economic data from the U.S. Census Bureau are available on the areas impacted by Hurricane Ian. Data tools, such as OnTheMap for Emergency Management, offer demographic data on real-time emergency event areas, comprehensive reports, a historical event archive plus flexible analyses and visualizations. Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition offers users the ability […]

ABA: Foundation Accepting Donations to Support Florida Hurricane Relief Efforts

The American Bankers Association Foundation today announced it will start collecting tax-exempt contributions through its Disaster Relief Program to help aid relief efforts in Florida after the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian. At the request of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA), the ABA Foundation will immediately begin accepting donations today […]