FEMA Response Update: Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Storm Beta, Hurricane Sally and Western Wildfires

WASHINGTON - FEMA continues to support and work closely with our federal, state, local and tribal partners to mobilize teams and supplies to support a state-managed and locally executed response to Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico and impacts from Hurricane Teddy as it moves north along the East Coast. Tropical Storm Beta is expected to move inland Monday night and remain close to the coast of southeastern Texas on Tuesday. Hurricane Teddy is expected to remain a large and powerful Hurricane through Tuesday. FEMA urges anyone in the...
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September 21, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 21, 2020 Significant Activity - September 19-21, 2020 National Current Operations & Monitoring Significant Incidents or Threats:                  •  Tropical Storm Beta•  Western Wildfires•  Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding - Gulf Coast•  COVID-19 Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic:    ○  Tropical Storm Beta   ○  Hurricane Teddy   ○  Disturbance 1 - Medium  (60%)   ○  Disturbance 2 - Low     (20%)•  Eastern Pacific:    ○  Tropical Depression Seventeen-E•  Central Pacific: Disturbance 1 - Low (20%)•  Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved - Alabama FEMA...
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image Incident Period: September 14, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: September 20, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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FEMA Response Update: Sally and Western Wildfires

WASHINGTON - FEMA continues to support states impacted by Hurricane Sally with personnel and commodities in and near the areas of impact. There are three joint Preliminary Damage Assessment teams in Alabama, which are expected to complete assessments today, six distribution points operating in Alabama and seven in Florida distributing commodities such as water, ice, tarps and meals. FEMA is deploying 40 trucks of water and 45 trucks of food to the Florida Panhandle. Additionally, nearly 30 emergency generators have been delivered to Florida to use at critical care facilities, such...
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September 20, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 20, 2020 National Current Operations and MonitoringSignificant Incidents or Threats:Tropical Storm Beta Wildfires in the western U.S. COVID-19Tropical Activity: Atlantic: Tropical Storm BetaHurricane Teddy – CAT 2Tropical Storm WilfredDisturbance 1 (Post-tropical Cyclone Paulette): Medium (60%)Disturbance 2: Low (10%)Eastern Pacific: Disturbance 1: High (90%)Central Pacific: No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next five daysWestern Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interestsDeclaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 09-20-2020.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to...
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September 19, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 19, 2020 National Current Operations and MonitoringSignificant Incidents or Threats: COVID-19Tropical Activity: Atlantic: Post-Tropical Cyclone Alpha - FINALTropical Cyclone BetaTropical Cyclone Teddy – CAT 3Tropical Cyclone WilfredDisturbance 1 (Post-tropical Cyclone Paulette): Medium (50%)Disturbance 2: Low (10%)Eastern Pacific: Disturbance 1: Medium (40%)Central Pacific: No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next five daysWestern Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interestsDeclaration Activity: Request: Expedited Major Disaster – Alabama and FloridaAmendment No. 1 to FEMA-3546-EM-FL FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 09-19-2020.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...
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September 18, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 18, 2020 National Current Operations and MonitoringSignificant Incidents or Threats: Tropical Cyclone Sally – ResponseWestern WildfiresCOVID-19Critical fire weather – Central Great BasinTropical Activity: Atlantic: Tropical Cyclone Twenty-TwoTropical Cyclone Teddy – CAT 4Post-Tropical Cyclone Vicky – FinalDisturbance 1: High(70%)Disturbance 2: Low (20%)Disturbance 3: Low (30%)Disturbance 4: Low (20%)Central Pacific:Disturbance 1: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interestsWestern Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interestsDeclaration Activity: Request for Major Declaration – Washington State FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 09-18-2020.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State...
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Private Nonprofit Houses of Worship in Louisiana May Be Eligible for FEMA Help to Cover Hurricane Laura Damage

BATON ROUGE, La.— Qualifying private nonprofit houses of worship in Louisiana may be eligible for FEMA grants to cover Hurricane Laura-related expenses.   Grants through FEMA’s Public Assistance program may cover costs to repair or replace facilities damaged during the hurricane. The program is funded by FEMA and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.   FEMA defines religious facilities as a church, synagogue, mosque, temple or other house of worship without regard to the religious character of the facility.  No religious facility or house of worship may be...
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FEMA Response Update: Sally and Western Wildfires

WASHINGTON - FEMA has commodities staged near the areas of impact from Hurricane Sally. These commodities are available to each affected state based on need and requests to FEMA for assistance. Shuttle drivers and trailers are onsite where these commodities are staged, ready to move assets to fulfill state requests. Over 4 million liters of bottled water 3.2 million meals 289,000 blankets 117,000 tarps 52,500 blue roof sheeting 6,500 cots 23 generators Additionally, FEMA deployed eight Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMATs) in response to Hurricane Sally. Five IMATs are deployed to...
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September 17, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 17, 2020 Significant Activity - September 16-17, 2020 National Current Operations & Monitoring Significant Incidents or Threats:                  •  Tropical Depression Sally•  Severe Thunderstorms possible - OR and Eastern U.S.•  Western Wildfires•  COVID-19 Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic:    ○  Tropical Depression Sally - Final   ○  Post-Tropical Cyclone Paulette - Final   ○  Hurricane Teddy   ○  Tropical Storm Vicky   ○  Disturbance 1 - High    (90%)   ○  Disturbance 2 - Medium  (50%)   ○  Disturbance 3 - Low     (30%)•  Eastern Pacific:    ○  Post-Tropical Cyclone Karina•  Central Pacific: Disturbance 1 -...
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September 16, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 16, 2020 Significant Activity - September 15-16, 2020 National Current Operations & Monitoring Significant Incidents or Threats:                  •  Hurricane Sally (CAT 2)•  Western Wildfires•  COVID-19 Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic:    ○  Hurricane Sally   ○  Hurricane Paulette   ○  Hurricane Teddy   ○  Tropical Storm Vicky   ○  Disturbance 1 - Medium (40%)   ○  Disturbance 2 - High   (70%)   ○  Disturbance 3 - Low    (20%)•  Eastern Pacific:    ○  Tropical Storm Karina•  Central Pacific: Disturbance 1 - Medium (50%)•  Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: •  Approval: Emergency...
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image Incident Period: September 14, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: September 15, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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image Incident Period: September 7, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: September 15, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Caddo, Vermilion Parishes

BATON ROUGE, La.— Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Abbeville and Shreveport on Thursday, Sept. 17 to help Hurricane Laura survivors. A new feature of centers is an easy and COVID-safe way for Laura survivors to have documents scanned into their case file. The drive-thru centers operate under strict COVID-19 protocols to ensure visitors are safe. Masks or face coverings are required for entry and service. Survivors remain in their cars. A specialist wearing a face mask will receive documents through the window and return them. No appointments are necessary....
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image Incident Period: September 13, 2020 Declaration Date: September 13, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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image Incident Period: September 13, 2020 Declaration Date: September 13, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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September 15, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 15, 2020 Significant Activity - September 14-15, 2020 National Current Operations & Monitoring Significant Incidents or Threats:   •  Tropical Cyclones Sally - Preparations and Response           •  Wildfires•  COVID-19 Tropical Activity:•  Atlantic:    ○ Tropical Cyclone Sally   ○ Tropical Cyclone Paulette   ○ Tropical Cyclone Teddy   ○ Tropical Cyclone Vicky   ○ Disturbance 1 - Low (20%)   ○ Disturbance 2 - High (70%)   ○ Disturbance 3 - Low (20%)•  Eastern Pacific: Tropical Cyclone Karina•  Central Pacific: Disturbance 1 - Low (20%)•  Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity:...
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image Incident Period: September 12, 2020 Declaration Date: September 12, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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image Incident Period: September 14, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: September 14, 2020 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Sally beginning on Sept. 13, 2020 and continuing.  The President's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, to save lives, to protect property, public health and safety and...
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