December 6, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 6, 2017 Significant Activity – Dec 5 - 6 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Extreme/Critical/Elevated Fire Weather conditions and Red Flag Warnings – CA•  Heavy Snow/Freezing Rain possible – Southern Plains •  Space Weather:   ○  Past 24 hours – Minor with geomagnetic storms reaching G1 level occurred   ○  Next 24 hours – Minor with geomagnetic storms reaching G1 level expected Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •  FMAG Approved – Creek Fire, CA...

Free Repair Advice Available in Harris and Wharton Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris and Wharton counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors. Recovery topics covered...

December 5, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 5, 2017 Significant Activity – Dec 4 - 5 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Western Pacific – no activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Extreme/Critical Fire Weather conditions and Red Flag Warnings – CA•  Elevated Fire Weather conditions – CA, NM, TX, OK, KS & CO•  Freezing Rain possible – NM & TX •  Space Weather: Past 24 hours – none observed; next 24 hours – moderate with geomagnetic storms reaching G2 level likely Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster...

Cash Donations May Be Best Holiday Gift for Louisiana Flood Survivors

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December 4, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 4, 2017 Significant Activity – Dec 1 - 4 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:•  Western Pacific – no activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Extreme and Critical Fire Weather areas and Red Flag Warnings – southern CA•  Elevated Fire Weather areas – NM, TX, OK, KS & CO•  Space Weather: Past 24 hours – none observed; next 24 hours – moderate with geomagnetic storms reaching G2 level likely Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration Request – Pueblo of Acoma...

A Disaster Recovery Center Opens in San Patricio County

AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in San Patricio County is relocating five miles away from its current location.The center closes at the following site:Bay Vista Shopping Center2334 Hwy. 361Ingleside, TX  78362Closes: Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.A new DRC will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in the city of Aransas Pass, at the following site:Myers & Gallagher Real Estate Co.(Tent located in Parking Lot)109 W. Wilson Ave.Aransas Pass, TX  78336Opens: Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.then Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6...

Disaster Recovery Center in Newton County Transitions to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

AUSTIN, Texas – To continue meeting the needs of Texas businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, a State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Orange will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4.The DLOC will operate at this location:Newton CountyDeweyville Senior Center43435 State Hwy. 87 SOrange TX 77614Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.SBA representatives at this DLOC, as well as all of the federal/state Disaster Recovery Centers, SBA Business Recovery Centers and SBA Disaster...

Disaster Recovery Centers in Hardin and Harris counties Transition to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers

AUSTIN, Texas – To continue meeting the needs of Texas businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, three State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers, one in the city of Sour Lake and two in the city of Houston, will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) starting 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1.The DLOCs will operate at these locations: Hardin CountyPinewood Volunteer Fire Department333 Commercial DriveSour Lake, TX 77659Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Harris CountySt. John Vianney Catholic Church625 Nottingham Oaks TrailHouston, TX  77079Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m...

November 30, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for November 30, 2017 Significant Activity – Nov 29-30 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity:• Atlantic – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected next 48 hours • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: • Elevated Fire Weather – CA• Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none Earthquake Activity: None Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+11-30-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...

Simonton DRC Transitions to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

AUSTIN, Texas – To meet the needs of Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey, the State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Simonton will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting Monday, Nov. 27.The center is at the following location: Fort Bend CountySimonton Community Church9703 FM 1489Simonton, TX  77476Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.SBA customer service representatives will be available at the DLOC to meet individually with businesses, homeowners and renters to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program, help...

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FEMA tells staffers they might get billed for working too much -...

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