FEMA: Fact Sheet Resources to Help Hurricane Maria Survivors

Resources to Help Hurricane Maria Survivors Survivors of Hurricane Maria and the devastating floods may require assistance from various organizations as they recover. The below organizations may provide help and support Puerto Rico residents in an assortment of ways. Puerto Rico Emergency Resources Puerto Rico Government: http://www2.pr.gov/Pages/default.aspx Puerto Rico Police Force: 787-343-2020 […]

FEMA: Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Kansas

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding from July 22 to July 27, 2017. Federal funding is available […]

FEMA: Hurricane Maria Update

One and a half months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico nearing category 5 strength, the government of Puerto Rico, FEMA and its federal partners have been making progress in one of the nation’s most logistically complex responses in history. One strong recovery effort was the restoration on […]

FEMA: Faith-based, Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations May Be Eligible for FEMA Disaster Grants

Faith-based organizations, in addition to other community, volunteer, and nonprofit organizations in Florida communities may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants for reimbursement of costs incurred following Hurricane Irma. As part of its mission, FEMA provides grants to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and […]

FEMA: Build Back Stronger and Safer after Irma

As you rebuild after Hurricane Irma, take steps to make your home more resilient to future disasters. The first step is to obtain any necessary permits and follow all local building codes when rebuilding or making repairs. Contact your local code officials before beginning any construction to ensure you will […]