Tag Archives: FEMA

New Era For Hurricane Awareness

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Water, not wind, leads to more fatalities during hurricanes. Due to this, National Hurricane Center has decided to upgrade its technology to determine where and when water might be life-threatening during a hurricane.

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In the News: Early voting, Prescription-drug abuse, Fueling stations, State insurance reduction, Storm money

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Federal judge refuses to halt early voting changes | Gainesville.com – A federal judge is not challenging the plan that calls for the reduction of early voting days in Florida. There had been claims this change was discriminatory because African-American […]

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FEMA Director Fugate says lessons were learned from Katrina

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

WUFT’s meteorologist discusses Tropical Storm Isaac’s path and its similarities to Hurricane Katrina with a FEMA representative.

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Clay County storm victims still receiving help after Tropical Storm Debby

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

William Owens and his team of FEMA Mitigation Specialists were in Clay County Thursday, helping residents cleanup and rebuild the damage left by Tropical Storm Debby. Owens has been on the road for weeks now, visiting cities and helping residents. He […]

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Officials warn Bradford County flood victims to be wary of scams

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Across the state, many Floridians are turning to FEMA for help in recovering from Tropical Storm Debby’s damaging rain and resulting floods. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, residents may find that applying for private and federal assistance is almost […]

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Live Oak still picking up the pieces after Debby

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

Weeks after Tropical Storm Debby hit, the city of Live Oak is still putting itself back together after a lot of standing water was left after the storm. City of Live Oak Mayor Garth Nobles says even though some things are getting back […]

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Clay County damage assessment efforts begin

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Official Press Release Initial reports from damage assessment crews lead county officials to believe the damage reports for flood waters associated with Tropical Storm Debby may exceed initial estimates. Crews assessed the following areas: Aquarius Concourse Arora Blvd. North Bellair […]

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