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The Harris County Flood Control District in coordination with the Buffalo Bayou Partnership has begun completing major repairs along Buffalo Bayou, between Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, to contain erosion and bank failures caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced April 8 that local governments, state agencies and certain private, nonprofit organizations in 20 southern Ohio counties impacted by severe weather in February are now eligible for federal funds to help pay for damage repair and extra costs incurred as a result of severe storms, flooding and landslides.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The federal government said the Maine Department of Transportation will receive more than $900,000 to pay for the cost of debris removal necessitated by a severe fall storm in 2017. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing the Maine DOT with $926,980 for costs incurred during the storm and flooding, which happened from Oct.

As part of a powerful storm system that also tore through the Florida panhandle, South Carolina and Georgia, devastating tornadoes decimated parts of eastern Alabama during the first week of March, killing 23, injuring dozens more and leading Gov. Kay Ivey to declare a state of emergency.

Colonial Tree Service says it has come a long way since its initial days in Horsham, Pa., in 1995. Today, in 2018, the company also goes a long way to California, to Florida, to Puerto Rico and anywhere else in the United States where the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) needs assistance.

Nearly nine months after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the coast of Texas, prompting the largest disaster response ever recorded in Texas state history, work is at last under way to repair a bridge that suffered substantial damage in the storm. The category four storm dropped nearly 4.5 ft.

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a major rehabilitation and resiliency project for the Holland Tunnel to repair and restore critical mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems caused by Superstorm Sandy, and to install protective measures to mitigate future flooding in the facility.

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) recently received $1,189,600 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s federal port security grant program to improve security initiatives at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals.

Orlando, Fla. (AP) Dec. 11 marked three months since Hurricane Irma blew into Central Florida on Sept. 11 with gusty winds that toppled trees and shook loose several million cubic yards of branches and limbs. The Orlando Sentinel reported that taxpayer-funded cleanup, hampered initially by a shortage of emergency debris-removal crews, is nearly done.

Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Texas counties declared disaster areas will continue to be eligible for assistance as they recover and rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. There are currently 60 counties included in the state disaster declaration.

When Hurricane Maria, the devastating category 4 hurricane, made landfall on Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, it spawned what the island's Governor, Ricardo Rossello, deemed a “humanitarian disaster,” impacting the lives of 3.4 million U.S. citizens there.