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- Federal Aid Programs for State of Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma.
Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Oklahoma
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 Oklahoma and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 5-10, 2015
The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Cleveland, Grady, and Oklahoma counties.English
- Public invited to submit comments on draft environmental impact statement for Tillamook area flood mitigation and habitat restoration project
BOTHELL, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a public open house on the Southern Flow Corridor Project where the public may ask questions about the project and provide comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The open house will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the Port of Tillamook Bay Officer’s Mess Hall (6825 Officers Row, Tillamook, OR).English
- Hurricane Season Begins June 1—Are You Ready?
ATLANTA – As the 2015 hurricane season begins, FEMA has launched a new feature to its mobile app to help you be prepared and stay informed about severe weather. The free feature allows you to receive weather alerts from five locations you select anywhere in the country, even if the phone is not located in the area. This tool makes it easy to follow severe weather that may be threatening your family and friends in other areas.English
- Disaster Recovery Centers To Close For Memorial Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Disaster recovery centers, which are operated by the commonwealth of Kentucky and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will not be open on Memorial Day.
April storm survivors can continue to call FEMA’s toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585, Video Relay Service 800-621-3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) or go online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov.English
- Hurricane Season Approaches
PHILADELPHIA – As the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, FEMA Region III continues to proactively work with its state, local, and federal partners to increase preparedness, coordinate response and recovery capabilities, and empower individuals to take an active role in their community’s emergency management team.English
- Federal Aid Programs Available for the State of West Virginia 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 West Virginia.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English