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Some residents of one of the central Alabama cities devastated by last month's tornadoes are angry about a local ban on single-wide-trailer mobile homes.
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell is putting an anticipated $600,000 year-end surplus toward disaster relief in areas of the state hurt by severe weather and tornadoes last month.
A House panel on Tuesday proposed $1 billion in emergency disaster relief money to ensure that aid to tornado and flood victims in the South and Midwest doesn't run dry.
Gov. Bob McDonnell will appeal denials by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of disaster assistance for Virginians affected by a series of strong tornadoes in April, his office said Tuesday.
Though FEMA administrator Craig Fugate has been quick to remind anyone who will listen that the states are in charge of responding to the series of massively powerful tornadoes that ripped across Alabama and other parts of the South, his office has also been making sure everyone knows what his agency is up to with a flurry of press releases outlining each step.
It helps to know that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is ever at the ready while Americans face another round of terrible snowstorms. FEMA'S on it.
Federal officials said Tuesday that evacuations may be required in the United States if Hurricane Earl tracks too close to the East Coast.
Some subsidies would be ended and a measure of financial health would be restored under a House-approved overhaul of a program that provides flood insurance to more than 5 million homeowners and businesses in flood-prone areas.
For every hurricane, earthquake or flood, there is help: food, bottled water, crews of volunteers nailing shingles to brand new roofs.