Wednesday, May 27, 2009

FEMA advisory

President Declares Major Disaster For Florida
Wed, 27 May 2009 17:28:42 -0500

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds beginning on May 17, 2009, and continuing.

Federal Aid Programs For Florida Disaster Recovery
Wed, 27 May 2009 17:39:54 -0500

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Florida.

Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds
Wed, 27 May 2009 16:56:48 -0500

Major Disaster Declaration number 1840 declared on May 27, 2009.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- With the beginning of the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season upon us, hurricane prone states across the country are doing their part to help prepare their citizens and communities. From sales tax holidays on hurricane and emergency preparedness equipment in Virginia and Louisiana, to a major hurricane exercise in Florida, states are taking actions to ensure that citizens and the emergency response community are prepared for the 2009 hurricane season.

FEMA Public Assistance Funds Awarded To Jefferson County Drainage District
Wed, 27 May 2009 13:45:30 -0500

TEXAS CITY, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1 million to Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 to repair cranes damaged in Hurricane Ike's storm surge.

North Dakota Disaster Recovery Centers Hours Change
Wed, 27 May 2009 14:05:10 -0500

BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota Disaster Recovery Centers will be closing one hour earlier on Monday - Saturday, effective Thursday, May 28. The new operational hours will be 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., local time and closed on Sundays.

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