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Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau

...improvements are in the works through the Auke Bay Steering Committee.But a lot of that could be stifled by the Federal Emergency Management Agency's classification of the area as a flood zone, says Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.FEMA's new flood...
A year later, volunteers help rebuild town

...flooding a year ago damaged or destroyed more than 200 homes.The 11 houses in the town of Galena that Federal Emergency Management Agency volunteers from across the country are constructing will sit on stilts, APRN reported Monday.Amid the...
Responders race against winter to fix flooded town

...yet, city manager Greg Moyer said."We're just running out of time," he said.Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency stepped in to help after the spring flooding in parts of Alaska were declared a federal disaster by President...
Alaska State Museum awarded federal grant

...while enabling the museum to safely move the collection within a tight timeframe. The museum will use the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Incident Command System to manage the complex move into the new facility.Project updates and results...
Erosion washing away Ninilchik beach campsites

...combination of high tide and high wind caused the ocean to wash out about 15 feet of beach in September 2012. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has allocated about $135,000 to replace the beach."The way the FEMA money works is (parks) can't...
CBJ developing social media policy

...had an internal use policy for six months. The impetus for having a social media presence stemmed from Federal Emergency Management Agency workshops. City spokeswoman Amber Courtney, whose job duties recently shifted to make social media a primary...
Cost of Yukon River flooding about $70M

...Fairbanks.Victims of Alaska's spring flooding had until late September to apply for disaster grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and physical-damage loans from the Small Business Administration. People have until March 25 to submit...
Galena flood victims struggle with red tape as they attempt to rebuild

...Edwards, multiple volunteer crews from faith-based organizations have helped people rebuild. The state, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Salvation Army and other organizations also have provided temporary housing, food and clothing.Jake...
Emmonak plans for long overdue Yukon port

...received the majority of the $30 million of funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair the flood damage.
After 10 years, volunteer revives citizen emergency response team

...train civilians. The Los Angeles Fire Department developed and implemented the first CERT program, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency seized onto the idea at the federal level and made it nationwide in 1993. Since then, communities in 28...


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