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Fighting back against the flood

...provision for groundwater," Navarre said. It was possible to receive a federal disaster declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which was signed by President Barack Obama, during the devastating flooding in October 2013 because it...

...America. He said that up to 30,000 DHS workers would have to be furloughed, including up to 80 percent of Federal Emergency Management Agency workers even as that agency contends with two months of devastating snowfall and cold from New England to...
K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...of waiting, Karluk Acres farm owners Julie Wendt and Paul Vass recently received reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair their house foundation, barn and property from the 2013 flood. The family of three has had to...
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

...have discussed mitigation strategies, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency is unlikely to be available until after this construction season. The federal disaster declaration allows...
Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty

...influx has overwhelmed the network of U.S. shelters for young migrants. He appointed the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Craig Fugate, to lead the government's response. The Obama administration has asked Congress for...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...earthquake that results in building damage, technical people - scientists, engineers, geologists, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) - will send out groups to take a look at the site, take a look at the damage and what they see evolves...
Bill to protect homeowners in flood-prone areas set to pass actuarially sound rates over five years and required extensive remapping. Many homeowners faulted the Federal Emergency Management Agency's implementation of the 2012 law. In some instances, homeowners from areas that had never been flooded...
Wildfire sparks interest in CERT

...throughout the Kenai Peninsula based on funding and interest in the program. The CERT curriculum comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but is revised to be locally relevant. Huckabay said because it is a federal course, certification should...
KPBSD changes lockdown policy

...two-day course in Anchorage on "Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools" Aug. 4 and 5 put on by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Along with disaster preparedness, the course included "Active Shooter Situations.""Over the years...
Obama declares K-Beach flood area a federal disaster

...Administration loans available to businesses affected by the Oct. 27-28, 2013 flood. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, state and local governments, Native tribes and certain non-profit organizations are eligible to apply...


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