FEMA Publishes New Flood Risk Maps For Sequoyah County
Thu, 06 Aug 2009 10:59:02 -0500
DENTON, Texas - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is presenting draft flood risk maps to communities in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. The maps will help county officials and local residents identify known flood risks and will be used for insurance and development decisions.
FEMA Clarifies Levee Policy
Thu, 06 Aug 2009 11:11:50 -0500
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a continued effort to ensure that communities get the flood fighting assistance they need, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its February 2009 policy on "Rehabilitation Assistance for Levees and Other Flood Control Works." This clarification allows FEMA to provide financial assistance to state and local governments for eligible work associated with debris removal and flood fighting activities. This action is retroactive to February 25, 2009, when the revised policy went into effect.
Hurricane Katrina Mississippi Recovery Update: July 2009
Thu, 06 Aug 2009 12:26:26 -0500
BILOXI, Miss. - The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts from Aug. 29, 2005 through July 30, 2009.