Wednesday, November 30, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Significant Activity for Nov 29-30 Significant Events: Severe weather – Region IV Tropical Activity: •Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours •Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours •Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Friday morning •Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: •Severe Thunderstorms – Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast •Flash Flooding – Southeast to Tennessee Valley & Southern Appalachians •Rain and Thunderstorms – Southeast to Ohio Valley, and...

How to Help Children Cope with Holiday Stress After a Disaster

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Significant Activity for Nov 28-29 Significant Events: None  Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Thursday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley, to the Ohio and Tennessee valleys Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern Plains, to the Southeastern U.S., Southern Appalachians and the Mid-Atlantic Heavy...

Flood Statistics Prove Importance of Flood Insurance

BATON ROUGE, La. — Every home is vulnerable to flooding. Just an inch of water can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.More than half of the dwellings damaged by Louisiana’s August floods were located in moderate- and low-risk areas.Floods can happen anywhere and anytime. A National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy protects valuable assets and helps pay for recovery.Properties in moderate- and low-risk areas account for more than 20 percent of the country’s NFIP claims and receive a third of flood-related federal disaster assistance.Flood-related events have historically affected Louisiana but...

Monday, November 28, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, November 28, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, November 28, 2016 Significant Activity – Nov 26-28 Significant Events: Water Contamination (Post Chemical Plant Fire) – FINAL Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Tuesday evening Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Rain and thunderstorms – Southern Plains to Southeast, Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes Severe...

Sunday, November 27, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 27, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 27, 2016 Significant Activity – Nov 26-27 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Tuesday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Snow/heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to central California, Great Basin & Rockies Rain and snow – northern California...

Saturday, November 26, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, November 26, 2016 Significant Activity for Nov 25-26 Significant Events: None   Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Otto Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Sunday evening Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Snow in southern California   Earthquake Activity:  No significant activity   Declaration Activity: Request for Emergency Declaration – KS FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 11-26-2016.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference |...

Federal Help, Other Resources Remain To Assist Survivors with Unmet Needs, Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster assistance application deadline has passed but FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) remain in Louisiana to guide you through recovery.Visit a Louisiana Disaster Recovery Center to speak with recovery specialists who can identify sources of help for unmet needs, help appeal your determination letter and assist with SBA disaster loans. Locate your closest center by going online to fema.gov/drc or calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362. If you use TTY, call 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay Service, call 800-621-3362.FEMA can...

Friday, November 25, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, November 25, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, November 25, 2016   Significant Events: Water Contamination Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Otto • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Sunday morning • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: • Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, northern California, and the Northeast • Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies,...

Thursday, November 24, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, November 24, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, November 24, 2016   Significant Events: None   Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Otto (CAT 2) Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Saturday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, and northern California Freezing Rain – NY Snow – Central Rockies, Central/Northern Plains, and Upper/Middle Mississippi Valleys Rain and Snow...