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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Assembly moves through its work

...a 2013 version a flood mitigation plan for the same area. Updating mitigation plans is required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to the ordinance.
Inlet washing away beach side campsites in Ninilchik

...out from behind during a September 2012 storm. Through a statewide major disaster declaration the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency allocated about $135,000 to replace the beach that was lost to the storm."The way the FEMA money works...
Assembly passes dispatch center changes, flood plan update

...Area Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan and adopt a 2013 version a flood mitigation plan for the same area. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recovery funding and grant programs require regular updates to plans, according to the ordinance.East...


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