Tag: federal emergency management agency

Dan Webster Helps Get Bill Reforming FEMA Repayments Into Law

U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., announced last week that a proposal he championed to “ensure innocent disaster victims won’t have their assistance clawed back by the federal government when it makes an error” is...

Greg Steube: FEMA Has Approved of Debris Removal in Sarasota County Mobile Home Parks

On Sunday. U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Sarasota County's request for the removal of debris from commercial mobile home or manufactured housing parks as a result...

Rick Scott Asks FEMA About How Short Supplies, Inflation Impacting Hurricane Readiness

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell ahead of the 2022 Hurricane Season, which begins on June 1st. With inflation continuing to impact...

FEMA Sending Almost $2.8 Million to Help Robinson Bayou Basin in Panama City

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced last week that it has approved a hazard mitigation grant of $2,785,238 for the city of Panama City to examine a drainage improvement proposal for the Robinson...

Lois Frankel: FEMA Sending $1.4 Million to Delray Beach for Hurricane Irma Recovery

This week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., announced that Delray Beach will receive $1,395,121 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for protective measures in response to Hurricane Irma. The money will reimburse the city...

FEMA Sending $1.6 Million to Marianna

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Wednesday that it has approved a hazard mitigation grant of $1,612,448 for the city of Marianna to protect its Public Works building by reducing potential wind...

Federal Association for Insurance Reform Backs Rick Scott’s NFIP Reform Bills

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., got a prominent backer to support his proposals “to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)” and “help lower the cost of flood insurance and ensure the property insurance...

Marco Rubio, Bill Posey Want Feds to Update National Flood Insurance Program Rate Maps

Rubio and Posey first introduced the “Flood Insurance Rate Map Interagency Technology (FIRM IT) Act" two years ago, insisting it will “provide Floridians and others who utilize NFIP, with the most accurate data for flood hazard identification.” They reintroduced the proposal last week. 
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FEMA Sending $2.4 Million to Help Bay County Recover From Hurricane Michael

During debris removal operations, Bay County’s County Line Road and part of Steelfield Road were damaged by heavy truck traffic, including alligator cracks, potholes and edge damage. Funds will reimburse the county for the removal and replacement back to pre-disaster design, function and capacity.

FEMA Sending Almost $1.9 Million to First Baptist Church, Panama City for Hurricane Michael...

The funds will reimburse First Baptist Church for labor, materials and equipment which addressed the immediate threat to the health and safety of the general public in eight of the church's primary buildings to include mold remediation for high temperatures and water intrusion, tarping over roofs, boarding up windows, water removal and the use of dehumidifiers, fans, air conditioning units and multiple generator sets.

FEMA Sending FDOT $123.6 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

This brings FEMA's total grants for the department's Hurricane Michael-related expenses to $179 million.
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FEMA Sending $16.4 Million to Florida in Hurricane Michael Public Assistance Grants

Funding from FEMA’s Public Assistance program will provide reimbursements to Bay County, the Florida Department of Corrections and the Family of God Baptist Church.