FEMA: Nearly $422 Million Invested to Renovate Public Housing Complexes in Recovery from Hurricane Maria

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently approved about $422 million to restore and renovate 37 residential properties belonging to the Public Housing Administration (PHA) due to damage caused by Hurricane María. These works will benefit over 5,400 families throughout the island. As part of the agency’s commitment to help […]

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: 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for North Carolina

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement the state, tribal and local response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Ian beginning Sept. 28 and continuing.  The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts to alleviate the […]