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El Nino Could Deliver Wet, Wild Florida Winter

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — What’s shaping up to be one of the strongest El Ninos on record could deliver a wet and wild winter to Florida. 337 more words


FEMA, hand over data please on flood insurance rates, regulator says

The federal government should “collaboratively” share information on flood insurance rates that Florida suspects are unfair, the state’s top insurance regulator said in a letter Friday. 106 more words


Federal Agencies Pledge Another $110 Million In Drought Aid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack Obama talked to leaders from seven western states. 410 more words


VIDEO: FEMA director Craig Fugate on the dilemma of Palm Beach County's hurricane drought

Craig Fugate, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was Florida’s emergency manager for a dozen years and presided over the state’s ruinous 2004 and 2005 seasons. 182 more words


Florida again one of top states for building codes

Florida remains among the top of the 18 hurricane-target coastal states in in building codes, in a 2015 rating by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety… 206 more words


At National Hurricane Conference, FLASH to preview video game that promotes strong homes

Bracing your home for a hurricane is no game. But an advocacy group is hoping an interactive video game will help drive home the urgency of doing so. 277 more words


FEMA Rejects Washington Appeal For Wildfire Victim Aid

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday denied for a second time Washington’s request for aid to individuals affected by this summer’s wildfires in the north-central part of the state. 392 more words