Tuesday, July 28, 2009

FEMA advisory 07.28

Crisis Counseling Can Help Disaster Survivors
Mon, 27 Jul 2009 14:37:39 -0500

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The heavy storms, flooding and mudslides of early May caused a great deal of destruction in West Virginia. Many homes and businesses were damaged, and some individuals were unable to work. But the losses that are most difficult to measure are the ones that destroy a person's peace of mind.

Disaster Recovery Center To Shift Operations Monday
Tue, 28 Jul 2009 08:14:09 -0500

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) currently open in Fredericktown will transition to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Monday, Aug. 3.

FEMA Preparedness Road Show Gets High Five From Kids
Tue, 28 Jul 2009 09:17:03 -0500

BILOXI, Miss. -- Nearly 2,000 children in Mississippi's lower six counties know a little more about preparedness thanks to the FEMA in the Classroom program.

FEMA Funding Helps Elevate Jefferson Parish Homes
Mon, 27 Jul 2009 11:08:03 -0500

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced a $7.2 million grant to fund an elevation project that will raise 40 homes in Jefferson Parish.

Oklahoma Wildfire Assistance Exceeds $2.9 Million
Tue, 28 Jul 2009 11:59:20 -0500

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance provided to those affected by Oklahoma wildfires now exceeds $2.9 million, state and federal emergency management officials announced today.

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