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What GAO Found Use of the Integrated Public Alert...

What GAO Found Use of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) has increased since its launch in 2012. IPAWS enables authorized federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local alerting authorities to send a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) to mobile devices, such as cell phones and an Emergency Alert System (EAS) alert to media platforms, such as radios and television. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) operates IPAWS and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) establ...
Tags: Fcc, Fema, GAO, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Federal Communications Commission FCC, WEA, Integrated Public Alert


Whicker: Enjoy the Dodgers’ journey with Mookie Betts without fretting the destination

The Dodgers are more versatile and watchable than they were Tuesday. The Dodgers have fortified their todays and protected their tomorrows. The Dodgers are no closer to their first World Series championship since Wayne Gretzky’s first season with the Kings. All three can be true. When it comes to predicting the 2020 World Series winner, you might as well be using an Iowa-based app. Who knew that Washington would be the last team standing in the season after they lost Bryce Harper? We do know tha...
Tags: Washington, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Iowa, Fema, Mlb, Yankees, Red Sox, Los-angeles-dodgers, Greenville, Alexander, Pederson, Sox, Jackie Robinson


To see the version of this page in English, see GA...

To see the version of this page in English, see GAO-20-221. Conclusiones de la GAO A partir del 30 de septiembre de 2019, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) había obligado casi $6 mil millones en subvenciones de Asistencia Pública a Puerto Rico para 1.558 proyectos desde los huracanes de septiembre de 2017. De estos $6 mil millones, $5,1 mil millones se obligaron a obras de emergencia como la remoción de escombros y la restauración temporal de la ...
Tags: Fema, Puerto Rico, GAO, Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias FEMA, Asistencia Pública, Puerto Rico Ambas, Irma y María


What GAO Found As of September 30, 2019, the Fede...

What GAO Found As of September 30, 2019, the Federal Emeregency Management Agency (FEMA) had obligated nearly $6 billion in Public Assistance grants to Puerto Rico for 1,558 projects since the September 2017 hurricanes. Of this $6 billion, $5.1 billion was obligated for emergency work projects such as debris removal and temporary power restoration. However, FEMA and Puerto Rico faced challenges in developing long-term, permanent work projects under the Public Assistance program. The large numbe...
Tags: Fema, Maria, Puerto Rico, GAO, Irma, FEMA Public Assistance, Public Assistance, Federal Emeregency Management Agency FEMA, Puerto Rico However Puerto Rico


GAO-20-221, Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery: FEMA Actions Needed to Strengthen Project Cost Estimation and Awareness of Program Guidance, February 05, 2020

As of September 30, 2019, the Federal Emeregency Management Agency (FEMA) had obligated nearly $6 billion in Public Assistance grants to Puerto Rico for 1,558 projects since the September 2017...
Tags: Fema, Puerto Rico, GAO, Public Assistance, Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery, Federal Emeregency Management Agency FEMA


GAO-20-381, Recuperación de Desastres en Puerto Rico: Acciones de FEMA son Necesarias para Fortalecer la Calculación de Costos de Proyectos y el Conocimiento de las Directrices del Programa, February 05, 2020

To see the version of this page in English, see GAO-20-221. Conclusiones de la GAO A partir del 30 de septiembre de 2019, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en...
Tags: Fema, Puerto Rico, GAO, Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias FEMA


Super SEO Solutions, The Impact of the Gig Economy, Will Your Employees Quit This Year and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

20 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know.   1—The Gig Workforce is Filling a Void in the Tight Labor Market How impactful is the Gig Economy? Very, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the ADP Research Institute which puts the spotlight on the gig workforce. The Illuminating the Shadow Workforce: Insights into the Gig Workforce in Businesses, shows that while innovation and technology are transforming the way we work, they are also impacting why, when and where we work. Today the ...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Japan, California, NFL, America, Los Angeles, Cta, Thailand, United States, Fema, Brazil, Dallas, Philadelphia, Houston, Lastpass


Meet the 16 rising stars inside top PR agencies, who know everyone, have great reputations, and can spin anything

Meet the rising stars of PR, where we recognize rising talent at the biggest public relations firms. PR is getting more attention from marketers as people are getting harder to reach with traditional advertising. At the same time, PR firms have to expand their expertise to areas like social media and content and use data to show their work is driving results. We identified up and comers who are doing just that at the top PR firms like Edelman, Ketchum, and MSL. They stand out for how they're a...
Tags: Usa, New York, Washington Post, US, Samsung, Sacramento, Trends, Weber Shandwick, Chicago, Netflix, Washington Dc, Fema, United Nations, Medicare, Dallas, Roy


India: FEMA Overhaul And Bifurcation Of Debt And Non- Debt Instruments - LexCounsel Law Offices

The Finance Act of 2015 had proposed certain amendments to the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 ("FEMA").
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On climate, Trump is guilty of willful ignorance

Alice Hill writes that FEMA's decision to omit mention of climate change from its National Preparedness report reflects the Trump administration's consistent willful ignorance of the issue.
Tags: Cnn, Fema, Trump, Alice Hill


Puerto Rico Relief: Trump Declares Major Disaster After Series Of Earthquakes

Island officials were quick to thank the president for the designation, which makes residents eligible for more financial assistance from FEMA. They were just told aid for 2017 hurricanes is coming.(Image credit: Carlos Giusti/AP)
Tags: News, Fema, Puerto Rico, Trump, Carlos Giusti


Gov. Newsom previews plan to use 100 FEMA trailers for emergency homeless shelters across California

Newsom spent the week visiting sites across the state where he plans         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Fema, Usa Today, Newsom


VIDEO: Fleet Of Trailers On Their Way To Help Homeless In California

OAKLAND (CBS13) – Gov. Gavin Newsom is on a weeklong statewide tour promoting his billion-dollar effort to tackle the homeless crisis in California. The governor signed an emergency order last week and plans on distributing one hundred FEMA trailers throughout the state. Touting his effort, the governor’s office highlighted a fleet of trailers that were on their way to a vacant lot in Oakland on Wednesday. The trailers will provide services and shelter to homeless people. 8 days ago, @GavinNews...
Tags: News, California, Local, Los Angeles, Homelessness, Fema, Grass Valley, Oakland, Nevada County, Gavin Newsom, Riverside, Newsom, US Department of Housing and Urban Development


FEMA Seeks Billions In Reimbursement For Calif. Fire Expenses

To recoup money it spent during California wildfires, FEMA may go after some of the $13.5 billion that bankrupt PG&E set aside for victims. The utility struck the deal after being found at fault.
Tags: News, California, Fema


FEMA Seeks Billions In Reimbursement From Calif. Fire Expenses

To recoup money it spent during California wildfires, FEMA may go after some of the $13.5 billion bankrupt PG&E set aside for victims. The utility struck the deal after being found at fault.
Tags: News, California, Fema, Calif


Gov. Gavin Newsom tours Riverside homeless shelter to highlight ‘crisis’

Gov. Gavin Newsom toured Riverside’s homeless shelter and homelessness services Tuesday, Jan. 14, as the second stop on a statewide tour focused on homeless issues. Newsom said homelessness is the state’s top priority. “This is a crisis. This is unacceptable,” he said. “Everybody has the right to be angry and concerned about the state of the state of California as it relates to homelessness.” Newsom released a budget Friday, Jan. 10, that includes more than $1 billion in homeless response fundin...
Tags: California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Social Security, Homeless, Grass Valley, Local News, Central Valley, Gavin Newsom, Morgan, Health And Human Services, Riverside, Bailey


India: Cross-Border Demergers – Lack Of Legislative Intent? - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

In the matter of Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited, the Ahmedabad bench of the NCLT has ruled that Section 234 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the FEMA Cross Border Merger Regulations
Tags: News, India, Fema, Ahmedabad, NCLT, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited


Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires blamed on the bankrupt utility. The showdown came into sharper focus Monday when a top official from the Federal Emergency Management Agency blasted the nation's largest utility and fire victims' lawyers for negotiating a deal that cou...
Tags: News, Fema, Federal Emergency Management Agency, San Francisco Chronicle, Pacific Gas Electric, Robert Fenton


Federal Government Blasts PG&E’s Deal With Fire Victims

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires blamed on the bankrupt utility. The showdown came into sharper focus Monday when a top official from the Federal Emergency Management Agency blasted the nation’s largest utility and fire victims’ lawyers for negotia...
Tags: News, California, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Fema, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Gavin Newsom, Federal Emergency Management Agency, San Francisco Chronicle, Fenton, Pacific Gas Electric, Brenda Wright, Robert Fenton, Dennis Montali, Wildfire Victims


California Fire Victims Could Get Bill From FEMA Over Bankrupt Utility’s $4 Billion Debt

(SAN FRANCISCO) — Federal officials are prepared to bill wildfire victims for a portion of the nearly $4 billion the government says it’s owed by Pacific Gas & Electric Co., if the debt isn’t resolved as part of the utility’s bankruptcy case, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked for reimbursement from PG&E to cover costs from the government’s response to destructive fires in 2015, 2017 and 2018. Under PG&E’s current plan to resolve its ba...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Fema, Natural Disasters, Federal Emergency Management Agency, San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Fenton, Pacific Gas Electric Co, Chronicle, Goodman, Eric Goodman, Overnight


Puerto Ricans Unable to Reach Earthquake Shelters Say They’re Getting ‘No Help from Government’

PONCE, PUERTO RICO—Squinting at the blistering sun, Jeanette Fontánez looks overheated and exasperated. “We can’t live in our houses because they’re cracked,” she tells The Daily Beast. “We need soap, mattresses, tents, water, supplies—a little bit of everything, because there’s a lot of us here.” But as of Saturday afternoon, government officials and agencies had yet to arrive to where the 49-year-old Fontánez has sought refuge: In a public park within walking distance from her home, which she ...
Tags: News, Fema, Maria, Cruz, Puerto Rico, Trump, Ponce, La Luna, Diego Cruz, Maria Fund, Guayanilla, Wanda Vazquez, Jeanette Fontánez, Fontánez, Barrio Macaná, Centros de Apoyo Mutuo Centers for Mutual Support


Deadly earthquake forces many Puerto Ricans to sleep outside

Many Puerto Ricans woke up to an island without power Wednesday after a string of earthquakes. Meanwhile, President Trump has authorized FEMA aid.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'No power. No water. Nothing.' Deadly earthquake forces many Puerto Ricans to sleep outside

Many Puerto Ricans woke up to an island without power Wednesday after a string of earthquakes. Meanwhile, President Trump has authorized FEMA aid.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fema, Usa Today, Trump


Financial Tug-Of-War Emerges Over Fire Victims’ Settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A financial tug-of-war is emerging over the $13.5 billion that the nation’s largest utility has agreed to pay to victims of recent California wildfires, as government agencies jockey for more than half the money to cover the costs of their response to the catastrophes. Pacific Gas & Electric declared bankruptcy nearly a year ago as it faced about $36 billion in claims from people who lost family members, homes and businesses in devastating wildfires in 2017 and 2018. The uti...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Fema, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Pacific Gas Electric, Lisa Williams, Camp Fire, Dennis Montali, Fire Watch, Sasha Poe


Whicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence holds up the trophy after Clemson’s 29-23 win over Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Clemson safety Nolan Turner (24) intercepts an Ohio State pass during the final minute of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Clem...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, LSU, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Fema, New Orleans, Ncaa, Tigers, Clemson, North Carolina, Ohio State, Ross, Chris


6 Charged With Filing Phony California Wildfire Claims

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Six people who claimed their homes were destroyed in California’s deadliest wildfire have been charged with filing phony federal claims. A federal jury last Thursday returned indictments against the six, who received more than $50,000 in reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. attorney’s office announced Tuesday. Each claimed that his home burned in the Camp Fire that raged through Northern California in November 2018, destroying nearly 14,...
Tags: News, California, Local, California News, Sacramento, Fbi, Fema, Paradise, Northern California, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Sacramento Calif, Butte County, Sean Ragan, California wildfires, McGregor W Scott, Camp Fire


FEMA’s Hurricane Aid to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Has Stalled

Two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma, records show the agency’s work on long-term recovery on the islands is crawling compared with some states on the mainland.
Tags: News, Fema, Maria, Puerto Rico, Trump, Humanitarian Aid, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Irma, Virgin Islands, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, St Croix (US Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands (US, Disasters and Emergencies, Hurricane Maria (2017


Homelessness is an emergency. It’s time to start acting like it: David Ryu

Homelessness is the crisis of our time. This is something you hear in Los Angeles over and over again. You hear it at rallies. You hear it at City Hall. You hear it from the media. Homelessness is the crisis of our time. But where is the crisis-level response? Our greatest response thus far has been Proposition HHH, a $1.2 billion bond measure passed in 2016 to build 10,000 units of permanent supportive housing over 10 years. This was an historic investment in tackling homelessness, but it can’t...
Tags: Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, Fema, Doug Mcintyre, Ellis, Susan Shelley, Fiona Hill, Joel Kotkin, Guest Commentary, David Ryu, City Hall You


FAU receives $1.3 million grant from Florida Division Of Emergency Management

(Florida Atlantic University) The project is funded in part by the federal government through FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and in part from the state of Florida. The FDEM Bureau of Mitigation prioritizes flood risk management as an integral part of its mission. The goals of this project are to help communities guide future mitigation projects as well as to assist local communities in moving up in the Community Rating System of the National Flood Insurance Program.
Tags: Florida, Fema, FAU, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, FDEM Bureau of Mitigation


Feds: Florida officials bilked FEMA out of hurricane money

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two former Florida city officials are among five people federal authorities say bilked the government out of $5 million in Hurricane Michael cleanup money. U.S. Attorney Lawrence Keefe announced the arrests Tuesday of former Lynn Haven City Manager Michael White and former community services director David Horton. Also arrested were two […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Fema, Michael White, TALLAHASSEE Fla, David Horton, Lawrence Keefe, Lynn Haven City