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OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: mary.j.edmon
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Sunday, March 24, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 24, 2019 Significant Events: Flooding - Central U.S. Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible - Southern Plains to Middle Mississippi Valley Freezing rain possible - Northern Plains Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved - Iowa Major Disaster Declaration request - Tennessee FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-24-2019.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
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Saturday, March 23, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 23, 2019 Significant Events: Flooding - Central U.S. Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: None Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration request - Mississippi   FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-23-2019.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
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Mayes County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Mayes County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option is best for their situation.  Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development that will make the community more resilient and lessen the impacts of a flooding event.“Keep in mind,” states FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson,...
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Ottawa County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Ottawa County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option is best for their situation.  Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development that will make the community more resilient and lessen the impacts of a flooding event.“Keep in mind,” states FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson,...
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Revised Preliminary Flood Maps for Plaquemines Parish are ready for public view

Denton, TX – The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Plaquemines Parish, LA.  Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements.                                                                                                                                                   This is Plaquemine Parish’s first set of Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). FIRMs serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) and setting rates for flood insurance. SFHAs are areas at high risk for flooding. Communities and residents...
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Galveston County, Texas flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on August 15, 2019, for Galveston County. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can determine their flood insurance needs.  Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development. “Keep in mind,” said FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson, “flooding is the #1 natural disaster in the United States. Most homeowners insurance policies do not cover the effects...
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Public invited to appeal or coment on flood maps in Saline County, Arkansas

Denton, Texas– New revised preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Saline County, AR. 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,...
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Craig County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, Texas –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Craig County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option is best for their situation.  Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development that will make the community more resilient and lessen the impacts of a flooding event.“Keep in mind,” states FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson,...
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Delaware County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Delaware County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option is best for their situation.  Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development that will make the community more resilient and lessen the impacts of a flooding event.“Keep in mind,” states FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson,...
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Friday, March 22, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 22, 2019 Significant Events: Flooding - Central U.S. Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible - Northeast Heavy snow possible - Central Rockies and Northeast Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved - Nebraska Major Disaster Declaration request - Iowa   FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-22-2019.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
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Financial preparedness pays off in emergencies

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: mary.j.edmon
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Monday, March 18, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, March 18, 2019 Significant Events: Flooding - Central U.S. Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: None Declaration Activity: None   FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-18-2019.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
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Sunday, March 17, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 17, 2019 Significant Events: Flooding - Central U.S. Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-17-2019.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 · Washington, DC 20472
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Saturday March 16, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday March 16, 2019 Significant Events: No significant activity Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Flooding - Central U.S. Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-16-2019.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 subscription service, please contact subscriberhelp.govdelivery.com. This service is provided to you at no charge by FEMA. Privacy Policy | GovDelivery is providing...
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March 14, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for March 14, 2019 Significant Activity – Mar 13-14   Significant Events: Severe Winter Storm – Rockies to Mississippi Valley Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Lower Mississippi Valley to Great Lakes Freezing rain possible – Upper Mississippi Valley and Northern Plains Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-14-2019.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
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FEMA grants $4 million to the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly$4 million to the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) for help with search and rescue operations following Hurricane Harvey.  TEEX used labor, equipment, materials and contracts to direct teams who rescued stranded citizens and searched flooded buildings for survivors. The FEMA grant covered 100 percent of the projects’ costs because TEEX completed its emergency work within 30 days of the disaster declaration. The grant comes from FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, which reimburses eligible applicants for actions taken in the immediate...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Significant Activity - March 12-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible - Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley Flash flooding possible - Lower Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley Freezing rain possible - Central/Northern Plains; Northeast Heavy snow possible - Central Rockies to Upper Mississippi Valley Elevated fire weather - Texas Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 3-13-2019.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...
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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - CALHOUN COUNTY

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: christopher.teed
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Prepare for the unexpected: Build an emergency kit

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane season begins June 1, but disaster can strike any time. Make sure you’re prepared today by taking stock of your emergency kit.  Every household needs an easy-to-carry bundle of supplies like water, food and medications to last at least three days. In addition to one in your home, you may want to keep an emergency kit in your car, because you never know when disaster might strike. A basic emergency kit should include these items:Water: Include at least three gallons per person, to last a total of three...
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