Tag Archives: FEMA

Wildfires During Pandemic Intensify Economic Pain in West

The financial fallout will be measured in the low billions of dollars     By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also ...

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FEMA Wrongly Releases Disaster Victim Personal Data to Contractor

Information was released to a housing contractor     By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, ...

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President Threatens to Withhold FEMA Money for California

President Trump ordered halt of funds in a Twitter post   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold Federal Emergency Management Agency money to help California cope with wildfires if the state doesn’t improve its forest management ...

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FEMA Approves Over $1.5M in Tennessee Fire Relief

Disaster relief approved for Sevier County fire victims   STEVE ALLEN, Knoxville News Sentinel GATLINBURG – More than $1.5 million in disaster relief for victims of the Sevier County fires of Nov. 28 has been approved by the Federal Emergency ...

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