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Housing money for Puerto Rico evacuees extended 3 more days

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is extending temporary housing benefits for three more days to 36 Puerto Rican families living in Connecticut after being displaced by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Dannel … Click to Continue »

Housing benefits extension to Puerto Rican families halted

Connecticut's governor and two U.S. Senators want the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reverse a surprise decision that rescinds temporary housing benefits to 36 Puerto Rican families living in the … Click to Continue »

Trump's right — churches should be eligible for disaster aid

After three churches in Texas were damaged last year during Hurricane Harvey, they discovered they were ineligible for federal disaster aid under a policy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Last week, the Trump administration came to their rescue — by abolishing a rule that prohibited...

Redrawn flood maps create big challenge for thousands of buildings

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is redrawing New York City's flood maps, a process that will likely recategorize thousands of buildings within flood zones, The New York Times reported. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

L.A. needs a homelessness czar

When the next major earthquake strikes, we’ll have the leadership we need. A top official from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will aggressively oversee the federal response to the crisis, coordinating closely with local leaders. Why aren’t we addressing our homelessness crisis with the...

Fairness for FEMA Funds: FEMA Changes Its Disaster Rules for Churches

Churches are now eligible for disaster aid. Many remember the three Texas churches that sustained structural damage during Hurricane Harvey who later sued the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for denying them disaster relief grants. Show More Summary

FEMA allowing churches to apply for hurricane disaster aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised its policies to allow houses of worship to apply for some federal aid to help deal with damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. … Click to Continue »

Report: FEMA Wasted Billions of Taxpayer Dollars And May Have Broken The Law

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The Federal Emergency Management Agency failed to track disaster disbursements for at least six years, putting billions of dollars of taxpayer money at risk of fraud, waste and abuse.

Lawmakers seek probes of award for Hurricane Maria tarps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are pushing for investigations into how the Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded contracts worth $30 million to a fledgling company for Hurricane Maria disaster supplies that it failed to...Show More Summary

FEMA chief questions agency’s role, urges more local response

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said the wave of recent U.S. disasters, from multiple storms to raging wildfires, must redefine the agency’s role and that localities must be more prepared to shoulder crises. FEMA Administrator Brock Long told Congress members...

Shady company hired by Trump’s FEMA never delivered on helping Puerto Rico — despite $30 million contract

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A company that was only founded this past August was given a $30 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help supply Puerto Rico with emergency tarps and plastic sheeting — but it never delivered on its promises. An investigation by the Associated Press reveals that...

FEMA denies aid for Illinois flood victims.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided against helping victims of last summer's record flooding in the Chicago area. In a letter to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, FEMA administrator Brock … Click to Continue »

FEMA offers to send Puerto Ricans to the US mainland

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering to take Puerto Ricans displaced after Hurricane Maria to New York or Florida. But many don't seem interested. Read more...

FEMA assessing damage from devastating wind storm in Vermont

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is in Vermont to assess damage from a devastating wind storm that tore through the region last week. Federal teams were tallying up damage done … Click to Continue »

FEMA to relocate about 3,000 Maria survivors to US mainland

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide passenger flights to relocate about 3,000 Puerto Ricans still sleeping in emergency shelters to temporary housing on the U.S. mainland. FEMA spokesman Ron … Click to Continue »

Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners.

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is trying to prepare for bigger floods even as the White House is hostile to talking about climate change.

Sen. Carper eviscerates Trump’s Homeland Security pick for her climate science denial

President Donald Trump’s choice to run the Department of Homeland Security — which oversees the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to disasters — refuses to acknowledge the basic climate science needed for her to protect the nation from future disasters during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Ignoring the fact that the White House just approved […]

FEMA Won't Disclose Disaster Plan for Puerto Rico

Connecticut Mirror: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, citing unspecified "potentially sensitive information," is declining to release a document it drafted several years ago that details how it would respond to a major hurricane in Puerto Rico. Show More Summary

The Latest: FEMA says 'a lot wrong' with PR contract

The Latest on FEMA testimony (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says there was "a lot wrong" with a $300 million no-bid contract … Click to Continue »

Trump administration is too ‘afraid’ to talk FEMA

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The mayor of San Juan says the Trump administration is so “afraid” to discuss its “deplorable” response to Hurricane Maria that it hastily canceled a meeting between her and the Federal Emergency Management Agency after she had flown all the way to Washington on Tuesday....

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