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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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Additional Virginia Counties and Independent Cities Approved For Disaster Aid

The counties of Greene, Henrico, and Shenandoah and the independent cities of Fairfax and Fredericksburg are now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during the Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm occurring on January 22-23, 2016. This will allow for reimbursement for repairing infrastructure damage caused by the storms, as well as the cost of responding to them. In addition, Snow Assistance will be provided for a period of 48 hours

Additional $7.1 Million for Property Acquisitions Approved By FEMA

HARRISBURG, PA - June 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- An additional $7.1 million in federal funding has been approved by FEMA for property acquisitions. This is the latest round of funding to permanently remove flood-prone properties in eight hard hit Pennsylvania counties. Additional projects continue to be approved as the application process moves ahead and program requirements are met.

Funds Available to Help Flooded Property Owners Build to Requirements

HARRISBURG, PA - February 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Property owners rebuilding or making repairs to their flood-damage properties have access to a number of resources - including financial -- that can help them reduce, or prevent, future disaster loss.

FEMA Experts Continue to Provide Free Rebuilding Advice

HARRISBURG, PA - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach teams currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties will continue doing so for another week.

FEMA Extends Temporary Disaster Housing Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA - November 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a request from the state of West Virginia to extend FEMA’s temporary disaster housing program from November 15, 2010 to February 15, 2011.

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

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HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATION AFTER POSTING ONLINE ANTI-FAMILY CLASSIFIED...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and operators of two apartment buildings in Altoona, Pennsylvania with violating the Fair Housing Act by posting online classified ads that discriminate against families with children.