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- Hardin County Added to Federal Disaster Declaration
ATLANTA – Federal disaster assistance is now available to eligible government entities and certain private non-profits in Hardin County, Tenn., for eligible damages from the severe winter storm of Feb. 15 -22.
Hardin County joins the list of 35 other counties already receiving assistance as a result of the presidential disaster declaration signed April 2, 2015.English
- Federal Aid Programs for the State of Georgia Declaration
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Georgia.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Georgia
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm during the period of February 15-17, 2015.English
- FEMA Launches New Feature to Mobile App Empowering Users to Follow Weather Alerts Across the Country
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new feature to its free app that will enable users to receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation. This new feature allows users to receive alerts on severe weather happening anywhere they select in the country, even if the phone is not located in the area, making it easy to follow severe weather that may be threatening family and friends.English
- Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Declaration
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local and Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Massachusetts
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supplement commonwealth, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding during the period of January 26-28, 2015.English
- Hamilton County Residents Invited to See Preliminary Flood Maps
ATLANTA–Newly revised digital flood insurance rate maps for Hamilton County, TN; will be available for residents to review at a public open house on April 13. Flood maps show the extent to which areas are at risk for flooding, and are used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements.English