FEMA

California News: California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – Acting California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have granted California’s request, submitted yesterday, for a Presidential Emergency Declaration for direct federal assistance to supplement the state and local emergency response to major wildfires burning in Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties. “California is … Continue reading California News: California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

California News: Acting Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – Acting California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday sent a letter to the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting a Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance to support the communities impacted by wildfires burning across the state, including the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Hill and Woolsey fires in Ventura … Continue reading California News: Acting Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Wildfires

Georgia News: Governor Deal, FEMA approves Public Assistance for additional 34 counties

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal received notice from the White House and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that an additional 34 Georgia counties impacted by Hurricane Michael have been approved for Public Assistance, which provides assistance for state and local costs incurred during preparation, recovery, restoration and cleanup related to Hurricane Michael. … Continue reading Georgia News: Governor Deal, FEMA approves Public Assistance for additional 34 counties

Hurricane Michael News: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

TALLHASSEE, FL — Hurricane Michael survivors who applied for disaster assistance will receive a “letter of eligibility” following an initial application review by FEMA.  Survivors should carefully read this letter as it explains the status of their application, how to respond, the amount of any assistance that FEMA may provide, and how to appropriately use … Continue reading Hurricane Michael News: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

Homeland Security News: FEMA Leads Massive Whole Community Response Effort for Hurricane Michael Survivors

WASHINGTON – Thousands of first responders and volunteers continue working together to save lives, restore power and help survivors affected by Hurricane Michael. More than 16,000 federal employees, including over 8,000 military personnel have been deployed to support Hurricane Michael response efforts. Since Michael’s landfall, search and rescue teams from FEMA, the U.S. Coast Guard, … Continue reading Homeland Security News: FEMA Leads Massive Whole Community Response Effort for Hurricane Michael Survivors

New Jersey News: Ambler Man, Nicholas Ochs Admits Defrauding FEMA Relating To Major Disaster

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Ambler, Pennsylvania, man today admitted defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of thousands of dollars after Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Nicholas Ochs, 54, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden federal court to Counts One (disaster benefit fraud) and Four (mail fraud) of … Continue reading New Jersey News: Ambler Man, Nicholas Ochs Admits Defrauding FEMA Relating To Major Disaster

North Carolina News: Greene Becomes 28th County Eligible for Florence Disaster Assistance

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s request for major federal disaster assistance for Greene County has been approved by FEMA to help individuals and communities recover from Hurricane Florence. With the addition of Greene County, 28 counties have now been approved for federal assistance in recovering from Hurricane Florence: Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, … Continue reading North Carolina News: Greene Becomes 28th County Eligible for Florence Disaster Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC | Rogers Announces Grant of Over $18 Million for Jacksonville State University

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement congratulating Jacksonville State University (JSU) today for receiving an $18,117,223.83 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “I am so proud to see how resilient the University and community have been. My wife and I are JSU alumni and … Continue reading WASHINGTON, DC | Rogers Announces Grant of Over $18 Million for Jacksonville State University