FEMA And MEMA Employees Donate More Than A Ton Of Food To Local Charity
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 11:52:51 -0500
BILOXI, Miss. -- Employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office donated 2,010 pounds of canned and non-perishable food items to Twelve Baskets Food Bank in Gulfport June 29.
FEMA Aid Available Following Recent ND Storms And Flooding
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 11:59:10 -0500
BISMARCK, N.D. – Damages incurred from the recent severe storms and flooding may be eligible for individual assistance, according to state and federal disaster officials.
FEMA and MEMA Employees Donate More Than A Ton Of Food to Local Charity
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 13:01:28 -0500
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration Business Recovery Center and Business Outreach Centers, will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4 holiday. The center locations are listed below.
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).
Tornado Disaster Assistance Approaching $6 Million For Five Counties
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 14:33:50 -0500
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Federal funding for emergency housing, other needs assistance, low interest disaster loans and eligible public assistance now totals $5,725,055. This is assistance approved to date for Arkansas residents in the four Individual Assistance as well as the five Public Assistance counties declared for the storms and tornadoes on April 9, 2009. The application period closed on June 26.
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.