FEMA grants more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  An estimated 158,501 cubic yards of construction, demolition and vegetative debris was collected and removed after the storm.  The cost of debris removal exceeded $3 million. FEMA’s grant of more than $2.7 million requires $308,602, or a 10 percent nonfederal contribution, from the applicant.  The grant is provided by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities, schools and other eligible applicants for actions taken in the immediate...

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FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 26, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 26, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 25-26 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Winter storm with heavy snowfall forecast from Great Plains to Upper Great Lakes Severe thunderstorms are possible across the Southern Plains and lower Mississippi Valley Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-26-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters...

December 25, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 25, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 25, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 24-25 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy snow - Central Rockies; Northern / Central Plains Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest and Northern Intermountain to Southwest; Great Lakes Rain and Thunderstorms – Southern California; Southwest; Central and Southern Plains to Tennessee Valley A Post-Christmas winter storm will bring heavy snow from the Central Plains through the Great Lakes Declaration Activity: None...

December 24, 2018 8:30 a.m. EST

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 24, 2018 8:30 a.m. EST FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 24, 2018 8:30 a.m. EST Significant Activity – Dec 23-24 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy Snow possible – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, CA, and Central Great Basin Winter Storm Warnings – WA, OR, and CA Heavy Rain possible – Portions of the northern CA coast Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-24-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update...

December 22, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 22, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 22, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 21-22 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest and CA to Northern Rockies; Central Plains; Lower Mississippi Valley to Tennessee Valley; New England Heavy snow possible – Cascades  High winds – Pacific Northwest Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-22-2018.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe...

December 21, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 21, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 21, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 20-21 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Heavy rain and flooding / flash flooding possible – Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast  Critical fire weather and Red Flag Warnings – CO and NM Declaration Activity: None FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-21-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC...

FEMA grants more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to Victoria County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  An estimated 158,501 cubic yards of construction, demolition and vegetative debris was collected and removed after the storm.  The cost of debris removal exceeded $3 million. FEMA’s grant of more than $2.7 million requires $308,602, or a 10 percent nonfederal contribution, from the applicant.  The grant is provided by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities, schools and other eligible applicants for actions taken in the immediate...

Free, confidential resources support Harvey survivors’ mental health

The holiday season triggers stress for many who have lived through a natural disaster AUSTIN, Texas — The water has receded, homes have been rebuilt and Texans have resumed their daily activities, but scars remain for many Hurricane Harvey survivors, just below the surface. The trauma of living through a disaster can disrupt survivors’ lives for years, especially if they don’t recognize the symptoms and ask for help. The stress of adjusting to new circumstances — like a new home, job or school — often doesn’t set in until a year after a...

FEMA grants more than $11.5 million to Orange County for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $11.5 million to Orange County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The county removed extensive debris from the public roads and rights-of-way as well as public and private property. Construction and demolition, vegetation, computer component, appliance, and household hazardous waste debris were removed, hauled and disposed of throughout the county. The debris removal cost is more than $12.8 million. The grant of more than $11.5 million is the federal share of the cost and requires a 10 percent nonfederal...

December 13, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for December 13, 2018 Significant Activity – Dec 12-13 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:•  Freezing rain and heavy snow – Pacific Northwest to the Northern Rockies•  Critical Fire Weather and Red Flag Warning in effect – southern TX Declaration Activity: •  Major Disaster Declaration request – North Carolina FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 12-13-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of FEMA · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Washington, DC 20472...

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