Tuesday, June 30, 2009

FEMA advisory 06.30

Kentucky Disaster Recovery Centers Extend Their Hours
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 07:27:51 -0500

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Starting Monday, the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Kentucky, located in Jackson and Pikeville, are extending their hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

FEMA Funds Help Iberia Parish Parks Return To Pre-Storm Operations
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 10:13:53 -0500

IBERIA PARISH, La. -- Community parks offer families a place to retreat from the busyness of everyday life and enjoy healthy, outdoor fun. When Hurricane Gustav damaged Iberia Parish parks, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and local officials realized the parks' importance and worked together to repair the parks as quickly as possible for all to enjoy again.

Dozier Elementary Safeguards Next Generation
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:03:42 -0500

ERATH, La. -- While Rita-related repair work to restore Dozier Elementary School is currently underway, residents of Vermilion Parish may also notice a new addition to the school's campus. A five-foot floodwall is being built around the facility, thanks to the school board's smart planning and a recent federal grant, announced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA).

Disaster Crisis Counseling - Answering The Call With Support
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:34:24 -0500

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Rebuilding your life, your home and your family is emotionally taxing after a disaster, but help is available. A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making crisis counseling available to storm-survivors.

FEMA Administrator Fugate Meets Top Israeli Official To Discuss Emergency Management Issues
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:30:32 -0500

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate met today with Maj. Gen. Yair Golan of the Israeli Defense Forces Home Front Command (IDF/HFC), continuing to foster a working relationship with Israel and bolstering the exchange of information on common emergency management practices.

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