President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends New Mexico Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON – FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. amended disaster assistance available to the state of New Mexico as a result of wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5 and continuing. Under the President's order today, the federal share for Public Assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, will include 100% of the total eligible costs for a 90-day period from the date of declaration. Emergency Protective measures can provide funding for emergency work, including procuring equipment and supplies...
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Revised Preliminary Flood Maps for Craighead County, Arkansas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Revised Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the City of Jonesboro and unincorporated areas of Craighead County, Arkansas. Property owners are encouraged 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 the appeal and comment periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Craighead County serve multiple purposes, including...
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends New Mexico Disaster Declaration

SANTA FE, NM – Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the State of New Mexico by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken in the State of New Mexico as a result of wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5, 2022, and continuing. Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued for the State of New Mexico on May 4, 2022, Federal funding was made available for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance...
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Preliminary Flood Maps for Lonoke County, Arkansas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the City of Cabot and unincorporated areas of Lonoke County, Arkansas. Property owners are encouraged 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 the appeal and comment periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Lonoke County serve multiple purposes, including defining...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Johnston County, Oklahoma

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Johnston County, Oklahoma. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Gonzales County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Gonzales County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Johnston County, Oklahoma

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Johnston County, Oklahoma. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Gonzales County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Gonzales County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Murray County, Oklahoma

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Murray County, Oklahoma. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Comal County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Comal County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Guadalupe County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Guadalupe County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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Take Charge of Your Family’s Safety This Hurricane Season

BATON ROUGE, La. – The days are long, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean are warming, and hurricane season is here once again. Just hearing this news could bring about significant stress, especially if you’ve been through a previous disaster. To combat stress, take action now. Each positive action you take can help you feel better and more in control. Look for steps you and your family can take to prepare ahead of time for any disaster-related needs. It’s time to make a plan today. Federal Coordinating Officer John...
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FEMA Rental Assistance May Help Renters and Homeowners Who Need a Place to Stay

SANTA FE, N.M. – For New Mexico renters and homeowners who cannot live in their homes because of damage due to the wildfires, FEMA rental assistance may help. The initial rental award is for two months and may be reviewed for further assistance. FEMA rental assistance is a temporary grant to residents to pay for somewhere to live while they repair or rebuild their home. For renters, it may provide a solution while their lodging is under repair or while they look for a new place to rent. Options include renting...
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Spend Your FEMA Grant Wisely and Only on Disaster-Related Expenses

SANTA FE, N.M. – As New Mexico residents affected by the wildfires begin receiving their FEMA disaster funds, it is important to use the money for specified disaster-related expenses. FEMA helps applicants keep their spending on track by sending a determination letter stating what the funds are for and listing the ways the money can be used. Disaster grants are not for regular living expenses. Some examples of approved expenses include: Home repairs (e.g., structure, water, septic and sewage systems) Rental assistance for rent and/or deposit Repair or replacement of an...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Ellis County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Ellis County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal...
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FEMA Offers Equal Access to All New Mexico Residents Affected by Wildfires

SANTA FE, New Mexico – FEMA and the state of New Mexico are committed to providing disaster assistance to people with disabilities and access and functional needs. Assistance is also available for those who communicate in languages other than English. Some individuals without a disability may have temporary or long-term conditions where they also need a little extra help but might not think to ask for it. FEMA offers extra assistance to people such as older adults, individuals who have difficulty with English, or those who have problems with transportation or...
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