FEMA: Nearly $350 Million in Federal Grants and Loans Approved for California Wildfire Survivors

Over the two months since wildfires in two disparate regions of the state grew into deadly disasters of historic proportions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved more than $347 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans to assist survivors in their […]

FEMA: Hurricane Recovery Continues in Florida with More Than $835.4 Million in Federal Support

Three months after Hurricane Michael made landfall, communities continue recovery efforts with support from the State of Florida and federal agencies. More than $835.4 million in federal funds has been provided for homeowners, renters, businesses and flood insurance policyholders as of Jan. 9. The State of Florida and local communities […]

FEMA: Puerto Rico’s Recovery Brings Opportunity to Improve

As 2018 ends, Puerto Rico’s transformation from hurricanes Irma and Maria has pivoted toward making the island stronger and more resilient. The island’s long-term recovery envisions enhanced infrastructure and communities more capable of withstanding events like the 2017 hurricanes. The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA have collaborated on several […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement Commonwealth and eligible local recovery efforts in the areas affected by tropical storm Michael from October 9 to October 16, 2018. Federal funding is available to Commonwealth, and […]

FEMA: Federal Disaster Assistance Exceeds $656 Million Two Months after Hurricane Michael’s Landfall

Two months after Hurricane Michael raked Northwest Florida with 155 mph winds and devastating storm surge, federal disaster assistance awarded to survivors exceeds $656 million. “The Florida State Emergency Response Team provided a historic response to the strongest hurricane to impact the Panhandle in living memory, completing thousands of missions […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Connecticut

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Connecticut to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from September 25 to September 26, 2018. Federal funding is available to the state, […]