New Flood Maps Become Final in Collin County, Texas

DENTON, Texas –– Collin County will have new flood maps on June 7, 2017.  The new maps include the cities of McKinney, Plano and Allen, and unincorporated areas of Collin County. Residents in those areas are encouraged to examine the maps to decide whether they need to buy flood insurance.In learning about their risk of flooding, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.Flooding is the #1 natural disaster in the U.S. and only flood insurance covers these unexpected, damaging and sometimes fatal events. Most homeowner insurance...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Significant Events: None  Significant Weather: •Heavy snow possible – Northern/Central Plains, Great Lakes, and Northeast •Space Weather – past 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms; next 24 hours – Minor, G1 Geomagnetic Storms Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-01-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, January 31, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, January 31, 2017   See Attached Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies, Great Lakes, and Northeast Space Weather – past 24 hours – none; next 24 hours – Minor G1; Geomagnetic Storms Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+01-31-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts...

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Private Sector Partners Move Recovery Forward

BATON ROUGE, La. — Following Louisiana’s August flood, more than 625,000 people have received information to help their recovery as a result of collaboration between nearly 300 private sector entities and FEMA.The private sector is essential to move recovery forward because of its ability to connect with communities efficiently to provide helpful recovery information. Louisiana private entities that have helped survivors after the August flood included businesses, chambers of commerce, business and trade associations, universities, nonprofits and utility companies.During the recovery missions for both the March and August Louisiana floods, the...

Monday January 30, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday January 30, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday January 30, 2017 see attached Significant Events: None  Significant Weather: •Heavy snow possible – Upper Mississippi Valley •Lake effect snow possible – Lower Great Lakes •Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest; Northern Intermountain; Upper Mississippi Valley; Mid-Atlantic •Red Flag Warnings – Portions of northern Kansas •Space Weather – past 24 hours – none; next 24 hours – Minor G1; Geomagnetic Storms  Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests  Earthquake Activity: No significant activity  Declaration...

Sunday, January 29, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, January 29, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, January 29, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 28-29 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy lake effect snow possible – Lower Great Lakes Snow – Northern Intermountain; Northern Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley; Great Lakes to Ohio Valley, Southern Appalachians to Northeast Rain and snow – Middle Mississippi Valley to Ohio/Tennessee valleys and Southern Appalachians Rain – Pacific Northwest, southern Florida Space Weather – past 24 hours – none; next 24 hours – none Tropical Activity Western...

Saturday, January 28, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 28, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, January 28, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 27-28 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible –  Lower Great Lakes Snow – Northern Plains, Great Lakes to Southern Appalachians and Northeast Rain – southern Texas and Florida Space Weather – past 24 hours – none; next 24 hours – none Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+01-28-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...

Disaster Assistance Housing Programs: What You Need to Know Now

BATON ROUGE, La. — As Louisianans move forward from the August 2016 floods, their recovery includes rebuilding, repairing, finding new rentals or making plans to leave their temporary housing.Manufactured housing units (MHUs), rental assistance and the transitional sheltering program (TSA) are temporary housing solutions provided by FEMA at the request of the state, are not intended to be permanent housing options for flood survivors.FEMA routinely contacts survivors who participate in all forms of temporary disaster assistance housing programs. Survivors who wish to continue receiving housing assistance need to keep their contact...

Friday, January 27, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, January 27, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, January 27, 2017 Significant Activity – Jan 26-27 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy snow possible – Great Lakes and Northeast Snow – Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes; Southern Appalachians to Northeast Rain – Southern Plains Space Weather – Past 24 hours – none; next 24 hours – Minor (G1 expected) Tropical Activity Western Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration Request – Lake Traverse Reservation...

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