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Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions

...when floods inundated the area and threatened hundreds of homes. The state declared a disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency designated $1.26 million to help with recovery and the borough government has been batting around solutions...
Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...who spend money responding to emergencies. A Fire Management Assistance Declaration was also made by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to Alaska fires.When funds are reimbursed federally, they are reimbursed at 75 percent of...
CERT training to begin, prepare volunteers

...national program first introduced by the Los Angeles City Fire Department in 1985 under a different name. The Federal Emergency Management Agency adapted the concept and made CERT available nationally in 1993. Dan Nelson, program coordinator for the...
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...
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...


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