FEMA: Avoid Another Disaster…Beware of Fraud

 Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided. Remember, FEMA never charges for services nor does it endorse any commercial business, product or service. All federal employees have an official badge/ID. […]

EDA: Investment in Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery Made in Anahuac, TX Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to the city of Anahuac, Texas, to protect businesses from future floods by rebuilding a wastewater treatment plant that was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The investment, […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested to Stoke Post Disaster Business and Entrepreneurial Activity in Puerto Rico Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to Operation Hope, Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia, to provide up to 300 technical assistance workshops in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow and […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oklahoma

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding beginning on April 30-May 1, 2019. The President’s action makes federal funding available to the […]

FEMA: Muscatine County Added to Iowa Disaster Declaration

Residents of Muscatine County can now apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the March 12-June 15 severe storms and flooding. They join nine counties already designated for state and federal help to individuals: Fremont, Harrison, Louisa, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie, Scott, Shelby and Woodbury. The deadline for applying […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oregon

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oregon to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides on April 6-21, 2019. Federal funding is available to state, tribal, eligible local governments and certain […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri

 FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on April 29, 2019, and continuing. The president’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in […]

EDA: Investment Made to Develop Natural Disaster Resilient Renewable Energy System in Puerto Rico Opportunity Zone

oday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.1 million grant to Fundación Comunitaria de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to install a 100 percent renewable energy system to support businesses in the municipality of Culebra, Puerto Rico. The […]

FEMA: Six More Oklahoma Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

Six more counties in Oklahoma have been designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for damages caused by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019. This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 27 […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding beginning on April 13 to 14, 2019. Federal funding is available to the state, tribal, eligible […]