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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...
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...
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...
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...
Heckuva job, Kathleen Sebelius

...been giving Sebelius the breathing room she needed.Kathleen Sebelius is to the Obamacare rollout what Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Brown was to the Hurricane Katrina response. She's not saddled with a notoriously mockable...
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.


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