- More federal money awarded for Minot water plant project Updated: May-22-15 12:58 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - The city of Minot is getting a $6.1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help protect the city's water treatment plant and keep it functioning during a flood.
- Union County homeowners won't see flood insurance surcharge Updated: May-20-15 9:34 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - More than 400 homeowners whose property lies along the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota are no longer facing a potential surcharge on their flood insurance.
- Village outlines its plans to keep federal flood insurance Updated: May-16-15 9:52 am
ESTRAL BEACH, Michigan - A small community along Lake Erie in southeastern Michigan told federal officials this week that its plans to comply with a flood insurance program include taking a resident to court to make him elevate his home.
- Residents clean up after typhoon pelts Guam with winds, rain Updated: May-16-15 6:01 am
HAGATNA, Guam - Guam is cleaning up after a powerful Pacific typhoon hammered the U.S. territory with high winds, rain and large waves.
- Feds deny state's bid to extend snow disaster aid Updated: May-13-15 1:02 pm
BOSTON - The federal government has denied Massachusetts' request to expand disaster aid for a January blizzard, the first of several major storms that pummeled the state this past winter.
- FEMA reinstates mitigation awards to state except for Kokomo Updated: May-08-15 3:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is reinstating hazard mitigation grants to Indiana that had been suspended because parts of a Kokomo baseball stadium were being built in a flood-prone area meant to remain green space.
- FEMA to ask Sandy homeowners if they want to reopen claims Updated: May-07-15 9:32 am
WASHINGTON - Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage are getting another chance for reimbursement.
- Vermont town officials get FEMA approval on Irene recovery Updated: May-06-15 1:38 pm
NEWFANE, Vermont - Town officials are still working to restore a local Vermont town after Tropical Storm Irene swept through almost four years ago.
- FEMA chief on Superstorm Sandy aid: 'We want to fix this' Updated: Apr-28-15 6:11 pm
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says he wants to fix what went wrong with the process of paying flood insurance claims following Superstorm Sandy.
- Lawsuit: Leavenworth defrauded FEMA, illegally dumped sewage Updated: Apr-28-15 3:44 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A whistleblower lawsuit accuses the city of Leavenworth of defrauding the federal government by claiming reimbursements for water pipe and bridge repairs that were damaged before the 2011 flood for which the money was designated.
- Financial boost provides silver lining to lava emergency Updated: Apr-26-15 5:50 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - There was a silver lining in the lava flow emergency that threatened Puna over the past months - an unexpected financial boost for local contractors large and small.