FEMA Urges Caution For Those Returning Home After Wildfires
Thu, 30 Jul 2009 08:32:18 -0500
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents and business owners to take extra precautions when returning after wildfire-caused evacuations. Dennis Hunsinger, FEMA Acting Regional Administrator for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington warns that unseen dangers may linger long after the flames die down.
More Than $8.6 Million In Federal Disaster Aid Flows To Volusia County
Thu, 30 Jul 2009 12:08:02 -0500
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Although the deadline for individuals and business owners in Volusia County to register for disaster assistance has passed, the federal government continues allocating funds to help survivors recover from the severe late-May storms, flooding, tornadoes and straight line winds.
FEMA Staffers In Jackson Helping Area Food Banks
Thu, 30 Jul 2009 12:10:22 -0500
BILOXI, Miss. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency employees at its Area Field Office in Jackson are pitching in to help two food banks replenish their shelves.