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FRB News: Agencies issue statement on financial institutions issuing loans when National Flood Insurance Program is unavailable

WASHINGTON – The federal bank regulatory agencies remind banks, savings associations, and Farm Credit System institutions that they can continue to make loans during periods when the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is unavailable. The attached guidance issued in 2010 is generally applicable whenever the NFIP is … Continue reading FRB News: Agencies issue statement on financial institutions issuing loans when National Flood Insurance Program is unavailable

NAR Expresses Disappointment Over FEMA’s Latest NFIP Ruling

  WASHINGTON/ December 28, 2018 (STL.News) Today, FEMA issued a new opinion disallowing new or renewal flood insurance policies during the partial shutdown of the federal government. Shannon McGahn, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Association of Realtors®, issued the following in response to FEMA’s ruling. “Today’s ruling comes contrary to Congressional … Continue reading NAR Expresses Disappointment Over FEMA’s Latest NFIP Ruling

United States News: The U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces the Upcoming DHS Bombing Prevention Awareness Course, Dec. 5th and 6th in St. Thomas

United States – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today the upcoming Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bombing Prevention Awareness Course (BPAC) that will be offered on both Dec. 5th and 6th at the VITEMA offices on St. Thomas. Both courses run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30p.m. The BPAC provides participants with training regarding general … Continue reading United States News: The U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces the Upcoming DHS Bombing Prevention Awareness Course, Dec. 5th and 6th in St. Thomas

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