Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Reinsurance Team receive the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov.
One and a half months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico nearing category 5 strength, the government of Puerto Rico, FEMA and its federal partners have been making progress in one of the nation’s most logistically complex responses in history.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided more than $41 million in expedited funding to support efforts by the Virgin Islands government to clean up storm-related debris, restore power, and protect residents during and after hurricanes Irma and Maria
This year’s hurricane season has tested our nation. It has tested the endurance of our first responders. It has tested the capacity of government at all levels to respond. It has tested the faith of survivors who have lost everything.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $500 million for survivor assistance, emergency work, and debris removal following hurricanes Irma and Maria.
FEMA and the full force of the federal government continue to make progress towards recovery, working hand-in-hand with U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico officials, municipalities, businesses, and voluntary agencies on the islands since Hurricane Irma’s landfall on Sept. 6 and Hurricane Maria’s landfall on Sept. 19.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke will travel to Puerto Rico tomorrow to discuss ongoing Hurricane Maria recovery efforts.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved more than $44 million for assistance to individuals and more than $96 million for emergency work in response to hurricanes Irma and Maria.
From Pensacola on the west end of the Panhandle to Key West, Hurricane Irma has had a severe impact across the state of Florida.
pproximately one-third of the island’s VHF radio system is back on-line allowing for communication between more than 30 municipalities. The system is expected to be fully functional throughout the island by early next week. The repair and energizing of the system will now allow for communication between municipalities and with the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency.