FEMA


Four Annapolis, Md., Projects in FY 2022 Budget Could Change City's Landscape

In April, the city of Annapolis, Md., received word that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) would finally award a $3 million grant to help pay for a proposed stormwater pump on Compromise Street in the Maryland capital to address flooding and other climate-related impacts....


Repairs Begin on Arkansas Pump Stations Damaged in 2019 Flood

A year and a half after the historic flooding of the Arkansas River in May 2019 damaged several Fort Smith, Ark., pump stations, more than $4 million in much-needed repairs are finally under way. There is a total of 13 building permits for repairs to the pump stations by Russellville, Ark.-based Van Horn Construction Inc....


FEMA Head Tours New West Virginia High School Construction Site

The new Herbert Hoover High School campus beginning to take shape near Elkview, W.V., "is an excellent example of planning with foresight," said Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) chief Pete T....


FEMA Agrees to Pay $300M for Oroville Dam Repairs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) In an unusual reversal, federal regulators agreed to cover about $300 million in repair costs at the Oroville Dam, where a spillway collapse three years ago prompted the evacuation of nearly 190,000 people in Northern California....


Major Buffalo Bayou Repairs Being Made to Contain Erosion

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....


Feds Grant State Disaster Aid for February Flooding

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....


DOT Gets Funds for Debris Removal From Fall '17 Storm

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....


Charities, Contractors Pitch In to Help Relieve Tornadoes' Devastation

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....


Pa.'s Colonial Tree Service Spans States in Time of Need

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....


Bridge Repair in Texas After Harvey

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....






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