February 21, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 21, 2019 Significant Activity – February 20-21, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Typhoon Wutip Significant Weather:•  Freezing Rain possible from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast •  Heavy rainfall and the risk for flash flooding continues – Ohio and Mississippi valleys to the Deep South•  Heavy snow – Higher elevations of the Central Great Basin, Southwest, and Southern Rockies   ○  Snowfall totaling 1 to 3 feet possible for mountain ranges extending from AZ, Southern...

FEMA grants $5.5 million to two Texas school districts

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: abigail.barrientez

February 20, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 20, 2019 Significant Activity – February 19-20, 2019 Significant Events: Winter Storm – Eastern U.S. Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Wutip Significant Weather:•  Heavy rain and flash flooding –Tennessee and Ohio valleys; Pacific Northwest•  Freezing rain possible – Mid-Atlantic and Northeast•  Heavy snow – Upper Midwest and Central Appalachians to the Northeast; higher elevations of the Cascades, Sierras, Southwest, and Rockies Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-20-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code...

February 19, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 19, 2019 Significant Activity – February 15-19, 2019 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Tropical Depression Two (02W) Significant Weather:•  Heavy rain and flash flooding – Southern Plains to Ohio Valley•  Freezing rain possible – Southern Plains to Mid-Atlantic•  Heavy snow – Cascades, Rockies, Central Plains to Upper Midwest, and Central Appalachians Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-19-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in...

February 18, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 18, 2019 Significant Activity – Feb 17-18 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – Invest 92W Significant Weather:•  Heavy snow possible – Southwest to Southern/Central Rockies•  Elevated fire weather – NM and TX Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-18-2019.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472

February 17, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for February 17, 2019 Significant Activity – Feb 16-17 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain possible – Middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys to the Mid-Atlantic•  Heavy snow and high winds – Southern Cascades, Sierras, Northern Plains and portions of the Southwest•  Heavy rain – Southeast•  Elevated fire weather – Southern Plains Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – 92W Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 2-17-2019.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security ·...

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Denton County, Texas

Denton, Texas– New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Denton County. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps. The new flood hazard information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been generated in coordination with local community, state, and FEMA...

Flood insurance can be a sweetheart of a deal for those in lower-risk areas

AUSTIN, Texas – Floods are the most frequent—and the most costly—natural disasters in the United States, and most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage.  Without flood insurance, homeowners and renters could pay out of pocket or take loans to repair or replace their home or damaged contents.  But, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers many Texans a sweetheart of a deal to help reduce the financial burden of these disasters through a Preferred Risk Policy. The Preferred Risk policies are available to homeowners who live in areas with a...

Renter beware: Scam artists often target disaster survivors

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: abigail.barrientez

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like the gift of … extra batteries?

AUSTIN, Texas – As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be struggling to find that last minute gift for your sweetheart. Instead of rushing to the florist or making a last-minute reservation, give your Valentine the gift of preparedness by helping them build an emergency kit.  Nothing says “I love you,” like lifesaving supplies that can provide your Valentine with food, water, light and other essentials in the aftermath of a tornado, flood, hurricane or other natural disaster. For the cost of flowers and dinner, you can help your Valentine build a kit...