Are you more impactful than a 5th grader?

Math Career Carnival shows Nacogdoches students they can make a differenceAUSTIN, Texas — Getting 5th graders interested in math can be hard. At the recent Central Heights Elementary School Math Career Carnival, student-teachers from Stephen F. Austin State University tried games, art, prizes and other techniques. But it was the thrill of helping their community that captured kids’ imaginations. “The [other booths] had all these really clever ways of making learning fun, so I just knew those were going to be the fun booths. But no,” said FEMA’s Elizabeth Redfearn, who helped...
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Temporary housing unit occupants should make a plan to rent or buy

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey survivors living in temporary housing units (THUs) provided by FEMA and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) need to solidify their housing plans leading into Feb. 25.  Those who continue to meet FEMA eligibility requirements may be approved to remain in their current THU through Aug. 25 by paying rent. Others may be eligible to purchase their unit. However, these programs must be approved by local officials and may not be available in all areas. The THU and direct-lease-apartment program was originally planned to run through Feb....
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January 28, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 28, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 27-28   Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible - Lower Mississippi/Tennessee Valleys Freezing rain possible - Central Appalachians Heavy rain possible - southern FL  Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests   Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-28-2019.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...
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Saturday, January 26, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 26, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 26, 2019 Significant Activity - January 25-26 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •Heavy lake effect snow – Great Lakes •Winter Storm Warnings – Upper Michigan and portions of NY Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-26-2019.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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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, January 23, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather  •  Freezing rain possible – Northern Intermountain, Tennessee Valley, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast •  Blizzard conditions and wind chill temperatures of 40 degrees below zero – the Dakotas and MN •  Heavy snow possible – Northern/Central Rockies, Northern Plains, and Middle Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes and      Northeast •  Severe thunderstorms possible – Southeast •  Elevated fire weather – Southern TX Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity...
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Temporary housing unit occupants: Protect yourself from FEMA imposters

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: mary.j.edmon
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FEMA grants $13.6 million to the Texas Health and Human Services

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $13.6 million to Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) following Hurricane Harvey.  The two grants provide funding for emergency ice and water distribution as well as a shelter for disaster survivors in Port Arthur. The shelter operations at the Port Arthur Civic Center cost more than $2.6 million. The grant for packaged ice and bottled water totaled more than $10.9 million.  The FEMA grants covered 100 percent of the projects’ costs because HHS completed its emergency work within 30...
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January 18, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 18, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Freezing Rain Possible – Northern Intermountain; Central Plains to Ohio Valley Heavy Snow Possible – Northern Intermountain; Central Rockies; Northern/Central Plains to Upper/Middle Mississippi Valleys Elevated Fire Weather – Western TX Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-18-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state....
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17 January 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for 17 January 2019 Significant Events: Southern California Storms – FINAL Significant Weather: •Heavy rain and flash flooding possible – California •Heavy snow possible – Sierra Nevada to Northern Intermountain to Northern/Central Rockies •Freezing rain possible – portions of Northern Intermountain, Northern/Central Rockies, Northern/Central Plains, Central Appalachians to Mid-Atlantic Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-17-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts...
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January 16, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 16, 2019 Significant Events: Southern California Storms Significant Weather: •Heavy rain, flash flooding, mud and debris flows - California burn scar area •Heavy snow and blizzards - higher elevations of California •Freezing rain - Northern Intermountain; Central Plains to Middle Mississippi Valley •Snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold - Great Lakes Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-16-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...
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January 13, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 13, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 13, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Major winter storm expected to produce widespread snow and some freezing rain from the Ohio Valley to the mid-Atlantic region Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-13-2019.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,...
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January 12, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 12, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 12, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Winter storm expected from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic Region Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-12-2019.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...
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January 11, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 11, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 11, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:  Winter storm expected from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic region through Sunday Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-11-2019.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...
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January 10, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 10, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 10, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 9-10 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Accumulating snowfall - Central Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley Light lake effect snows - Lower Great Lakes Well below normal temperatures – Southeast Elevated Fire Weather - southern FL Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-10-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe...
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January 9, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 9, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 9, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 8-9, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy snow – Great Lakes to Maine Heavy rain, mountain snow, gusty winds, and high surf - Pacific Northwest and California Elevated Fire Weather - Southern Florida Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-9-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive...
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January 8, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 8, 2019 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 8, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 7-8, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Wintry mix from Pennsylvania into northern New England and Maine Heavy rain and higher elevation snow in the Pacific Northwest and California Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-8-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your...
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FEMA grants more than $1.1 million to the Texas Department of Transportation

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1.1 million to reimburse the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for housing employees in the Beaumont area following Hurricane Harvey.  Because of the shortage of lodging in the area, TxDOT activated a pre-existing contract with Callan Marine to house TxDOT employees who helped control traffic and clear debris from the roadway. In all, more than 370 employees rotated in and out of the base camp from Sept. 23 to Oct. 29, 2017. The cost of the camp is more...
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January 7, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 7, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 5-7, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:•  Wintry precipitation – Upper Mississippi Valley to the Northeast•  Rain/Snow mix for portions of Pacific Northwest to central CA; Winter Storm Warnings in effect Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-7-2019.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...
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January 6, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 6, 2019 Significant Activity – Jan 5-6, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:•  Heavy Snow possible – Portions of northern and central CA; Winter Storm Warnings in effect•  Widespread rain and higher elevation snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, and AZ Tropical Activity: •  Western Pacific – Tropical Depression 01W; no threats to the U.S. Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-6-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in...
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January 5, 2019

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for January 5, 2019 Significant Activity for Jan 4-5, 2019 Significant Events: None Significant Weather:• Heavy Snow possible – Portions of northern & central CA• Widespread rain and higher elevation snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, and AZ• Winter Storm Warnings in effect for portions of northern CA Tropical Activity: • Eastern Pacific – Disturbance 1    ○ Formation chance through 48 hours: Medium (30%)   ○ No threats to the U.S. Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 1-5-2019.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...
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