Federal Emergency Management Agency

Texas News: Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Following Severe Weather, Flooding In The Rio Grande Valley

AUSTIN, TX – United States President Donald J. Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today granted Governor Greg Abbott‘s federal disaster request for Individual Assistance for Cameron and Hidalgo Counties following recent severe weather and flooding.  The Governor requested this assistance following his visit to the Emergency Operations Center in Edinburg, Texas where … Continue reading Texas News: Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Following Severe Weather, Flooding In The Rio Grande Valley

BOSTON | Hearing to consider order blocking Puerto Rican evictions

BOSTON — A hearing is planned on a federal judge’s restraining order temporarily blocking the evictions of nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees from hotels across the U.S. Judge Leo Sorokin of U.S. District Court in Springfield, Massachusetts, granted the temporary restraining order over the weekend. It extends the evacuees’ time in hotels until midnight … Continue reading BOSTON | Hearing to consider order blocking Puerto Rican evictions

WASHINGTON | First lady returns to public eye after ‘little rough patch’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump’s disappearing act is over. The first lady showed herself in public Wednesday for the first time in nearly a month, seated alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a briefing on the federal government’s preparedness for the hurricane season that began June 1. The routine meeting at Federal Emergency Management … Continue reading WASHINGTON | First lady returns to public eye after ‘little rough patch’

Emails show FEMA silent as Puerto Rico sought generator fuel

WASHINGTON /March 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and produce. Emails and text messages made public Tuesday in a letter sent … Continue reading Emails show FEMA silent as Puerto Rico sought generator fuel