Are you more impactful than a 5th grader?

Math Career Carnival shows Nacogdoches students they can make a differenceAUSTIN, Texas — Getting 5th graders interested in math can be hard. At the recent Central Heights Elementary School Math Career Carnival, student-teachers from Stephen F. Austin State University tried games, art, prizes and other techniques. But it was the thrill of helping their community that captured kids’ imaginations. “The [other booths] had all these really clever ways of making learning fun, so I just knew those were going to be the fun booths. But no,” said FEMA’s Elizabeth Redfearn, who helped...

Temporary housing unit occupants should make a plan to rent or buy

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey survivors living in temporary housing units (THUs) provided by FEMA and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) need to solidify their housing plans leading into Feb. 25.  Those who continue to meet FEMA eligibility requirements may be approved to remain in their current THU through Aug. 25 by paying rent. Others may be eligible to purchase their unit. However, these programs must be approved by local officials and may not be available in all areas. The THU and direct-lease-apartment program was originally planned to run through Feb....

January 28, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 28, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 27-28   Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible - Lower Mississippi/Tennessee Valleys Freezing rain possible - Central Appalachians Heavy rain possible - southern FL  Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests   Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-28-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state. If you have questions or problems with the...

Saturday, January 26, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 26, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 26, 2019 Significant Activity - January 25-26 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •Heavy lake effect snow – Great Lakes •Winter Storm Warnings – Upper Michigan and portions of NY Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-26-2019.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

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, January 23, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather  •  Freezing rain possible – Northern Intermountain, Tennessee Valley, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast •  Blizzard conditions and wind chill temperatures of 40 degrees below zero – the Dakotas and MN •  Heavy snow possible – Northern/Central Rockies, Northern Plains, and Middle Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes and      Northeast •  Severe thunderstorms possible – Southeast •  Elevated fire weather – Southern TX Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity...

Temporary housing unit occupants: Protect yourself from FEMA imposters

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FEMA grants $13.6 million to the Texas Health and Human Services

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $13.6 million to Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) following Hurricane Harvey.  The two grants provide funding for emergency ice and water distribution as well as a shelter for disaster survivors in Port Arthur. The shelter operations at the Port Arthur Civic Center cost more than $2.6 million. The grant for packaged ice and bottled water totaled more than $10.9 million.  The FEMA grants covered 100 percent of the projects’ costs because HHS completed its emergency work within 30...

January 18, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 18, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Freezing Rain Possible – Northern Intermountain; Central Plains to Ohio Valley Heavy Snow Possible – Northern Intermountain; Central Rockies; Northern/Central Plains to Upper/Middle Mississippi Valleys Elevated Fire Weather – Western TX Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-18-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state....

17 January 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for 17 January 2019 Significant Events: Southern California Storms – FINAL Significant Weather: •Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – California •Heavy snow possible – Sierra Nevada to Northern Intermountain to Northern/Central Rockies •Freezing rain possible – portions of Northern Intermountain, Northern/Central Rockies, Northern/Central Plains, Central Appalachians to Mid-Atlantic Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-17-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts...

January 16, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 16, 2019 Significant Events: Southern California Storms Significant Weather: •Heavy rain, flash flooding, mud and debris flows - California burn scar area •Heavy snow and blizzards - higher elevations of California •Freezing rain - Northern Intermountain; Central Plains to Middle Mississippi Valley •Snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold - Great Lakes Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-16-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...