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Camp Fire Victims Awaiting Inspection Won't Lose FEMA Aid

CHICO (AP) — Federal officials say survivors of the deadly Camp Fire will not lose disaster assistance if they are unable to get their homes inspected in the next month. 140 more words


Camp Fire: Sheriff and FEMA clear up rumors about disaster assistance

December 8, 2018

PARADISE, Calif — Thousands of families are making urgent requests to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department, hoping to begin receiving FEMA benefits, according to Sheriff Korey Honea. 636 more words


The aftermath of California's wildfires

The upside of things was the Camp Fire in Paradise was contained. However though, there was still searching and damage that had to be surveyed. The death was at 88 (with 50 people identified), 300 people still unaccounted for, and 50,000 people losing their homes. 252 more words

In Other News

FEMA again rejects individual aid for July Iowa tornadoes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has again rejected a disaster assistance request for victims of tornadoes that hit Marshall and Polk counties last summer. 126 more words


Appeal Denied for FEMA Funding to Recover from Marshalltown Tornado

WASHINGTON D. C. — Even though this summer’s tornadoes caused extensive damage in Marshalltown, the federal government says it wasn’t enough for them to pitch in with aid. 65 more words


U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

How Satellites and Big Data Are Predicting the Behavior of Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters

Hurricane Harvey, for example, unexpectedly flooded large parts of Houston despite abating wind speeds. 163 more words