Saturday, May 13, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, May 13, 2017 Significant Activity for May 12-13 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •  Flash Flooding possible – Northern NJ and New York City•  Fire Weather:   ○  Critical: Central FL   ○  Elevated: Southwest, eastern Dakotas, FL to southeastern GA•  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24 hours: None observed   ○  Next 24 hours: None predicted Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration Request – Mississippi•  Major Disaster Declaration Request – New Hampshire•  Amendment No. 2 to...
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East Baton Rouge Parish Schools to Receive $1.1 M More in Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. — The East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) will receive $1.1 million following the August floods. FEMA disaster funding will help with demolition, cleaning and remediation costs of classrooms, offices, bathrooms and storage areas at four educational facilities. This brings a total awarded to EBRPSS of $5 million.After the August floods, 16 school campuses flooded throughout the parish. FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program awarded federal funds for emergency protective measures at Greenbrier Elementary School, Twin Oaks Elementary and Howell Park Elementary School. EBRPSS also received disaster funds...
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Friday, May 12, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, May 12, 2017 Significant Activity for May 11-12 Significant Events: NoneSignificant Weather: •  Rain and thunderstorms – northern California to Pacific Northwest; Central Great Basin, Central Rockies, Northern Plains; Southern Plains to Southeastern U.S. and Mid-Atlantic•  Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas – FL, GA, & SC •  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24 hours: None observed   ○  Next 24 hours: None predictedTropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interestsEarthquake Activity: No significant activityDeclaration Activity: None     FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+05-12-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, May 11, 2017 Significant Activity – May 10-11   Significant Events: Hanford Nuclear Site – FINAL   Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains to Mid-Atlantic Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Lower/Middle Mississippi and Tennessee valleys; Central Appalachians Rain and thunderstorms – Pacific Northwest; Northern Intermountain to Northern Rockies; Southern Rockies to Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-Atlantic Rain and snow – Northern Intermountain to central CA; Central/Southern Rockies Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas – FL & GA Red Flag Warnings – FL Space...
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Jim Wells County, Texas Flood Maps Become Final

DENTON, Texas –– New flood maps become effective in Jim Wells County on Aug. 15, 2017. Residents are encouraged to examine these maps to decide whether they need to buy flood insurance. Awareness of flood risk can help individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development. Many people do not realize it, but flooding is the #1 natural disaster in the U.S. and only flood insurance covers these unexpected, damaging and sometimes fatal events. Most homeowner insurance policies do not cover the effects of flooding. Anyone without flood insurance...
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PRELIMINARY FLOOD MAPS IN HARRIS (SIMS BAYOU) COUNTY, TX READY FOR PUBLIC VIEW

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood maps will soon be available for residents and business owners near Sims Bayou.To learn more about the proposed map changes, Harris County and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials will host an Open House on Tuesday, May 16, 2 -7 p.m. It will be held at the Houston Community College, Central South Campus at 1990 Airport Blvd, Houston.Viewing these maps can help residents and business owners make informed decisions about buying flood insurance. Community leaders can use them to make decisions about future developments.Additional information...
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Forging Ahead: One Family’s Path to Flood Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. — Kim Aucoin moved to Baton Rouge from Charlotte, North Carolina, in March 2016. She was raised in Lafayette and was happy to once again live in her home state of Louisiana. Little did she know that just five months later the area would be devastated by historical flooding.“My landlord came to the house and said ‘Get out, we’re going to flood,’” said Aucoin. The home had never flooded before, even during a big flood event in 1989, but she said this time her landlord didn’t want to...
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Fourth Extension Granted for NFIP Policyholders to Submit Proof of Loss

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, May 4, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, May 4, 2017 Significant Activity – May 3-4 Significant Events: Flooding – Southern/Central Plains Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible - Ohio valley Rain and thunderstorms – Pacific Northwest to Northern Intermountain and northern CA; Lower/Middle Mississippi valleys to Southeast and Great Lakes Space Weather: Past 24 hours: None observed; Next 24 hours: None predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4305-DR-CA FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+05-04-2017.pdf Update Your...
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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, May 3, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, May 3, 2017 attached Significant Activity - May 2-3 Significant Events: •Flooding – Southern/Central Plains Significant Weather: •Severe thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains to Southeast and Lower Mississippi Valley •Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Southeast, Middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys and Great Lakes •Rain and thunderstorms – Plains to Southeast and Great Lakes •Red Flag Warnings – FL •Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none observed; next 24 hours: none predicted Tropical Activity: No activity...
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, May 2, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Significant Activity – May 1-2 Significant Events:  Severe weather – Southern Plains to Mid-Atlantic Significant Weather: Severe weather – Southern Plains to Mid-Atlantic Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible – Southern/Central Plains Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern to Northern Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley; Northeast Rain and snow – Northern Rockies/Northern Plains to Central Rockies Red Flag Warnings – TX, AK & FL Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas – AZ, NM and TX Space Weather:Past...
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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office to Receive $1.5 Million for Flood Recovery

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, April 29, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, April 29, 2017 (attached) Significant Activity – Apr 28-29 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding –Southern Plains/Lower Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley Rain and thunderstorms –Southwest to Mid-Atlantic Heavy snow possible –Southern Rockies to Central Plains Rain and snow –Northern Intermountain to Northern Rockies; Southwest to Northern Plains Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas –CA, NV, AZ, NM, TX & FL Red Flag Warnings –AZ & NM Space Weather: Past 24 hours: None observed;...
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$1.5 Million to Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for Flood Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LDPSC) will receive $1.5 million through disaster funding for emergency protective measures following the August floods. Funds are obligated through FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program.PA recovery funding will reimburse LDPSC for emergency activities implemented at nine facilities throughout the state for male, female and youth offenders. Reimbursement costs include evacuation and shelter costs of offenders, emergency supplies and the cost of labor for correctional staff. Urgent response funding also includes transportation services for offenders at the Louisiana Correctional Institute...
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Application Period Extended for 100 FEMA Public Assistance Jobs

BATON ROUGE, La. — There is still time to apply for 100 FEMA reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists.  FEMA has extended the application deadline by a week to 5/6/2017 and is looking for construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists to work in various locations.This week the Baton Rouge Joint Field Office (JFO) also kicked off a national pilot program designed to convert FEMA’s local hires to reservist status.  A robust team of FEMA reservists need to be available and ready to respond to disasters at...
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Friday, April 28, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, April 28, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, April 28, 2017 Significant Activity – Apr 27-28 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding – Southern Plains to Ohio Valley Rain and thunderstorms – Southwest to Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heavy snow possible – Northern Plains to Southern Rockies Rain and snow – Northern Intermountain to Southwest and Upper Mississippi Valley Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas – CA, NV, AZ, NM, TX & FL Red Flag Warnings – AZ & NV Space Weather: Past...
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Tornado Disaster Relief Wrap Up

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Free Legal Service for Declared Disaster-Related Fraud

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FEMA Hiring 100 Public Assistance Site Inspector Specialists

BATON ROUGE, La. — Calling all construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists!  FEMA is seeking applicants for 100 reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists in various locations.FEMA provides help and support to people in the midst of an emergency situation and those dealing with the aftermath. Reservists are brought to the site to assist in federally declared disaster operations. PA specialists will conduct site inspections of claimed disaster-related damage.  Essential knowledge for these positions include: understanding and experience related to general engineering and construction practices for...
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April 20, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for April 20, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for April 20, 2017 Significant Activity – Apr 19-20   Significant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains, Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and Central Appalachians Flash Flooding possible – Southern Plains, Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys, and Northeast Rain and Thunderstorms – Plains to Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. Heavy Snow – Northern/Central Rockies Elevated/Critical fire Weather – AZ, NM, CO, OK, and TX Space Weather: Past 24 hours: Moderate; G2 Geomagnetic occurred Next 24 hours: Moderate; G2 Geomagnetic expected Tropical Activity:...
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