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Donald Trump says he cuts FEMA money for fire in California

President Donald Trump (Photo: Joe Raedle) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday in a tweet that he is cutting off federal funds for the Californian forest fires fight. The demand that money is wasted is wasted. "Billions of dollars are being sent to Forrest fires in the state of California that would never happen if properly managed," Trump …

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What time is the FEMA mobile phone alert on Wednesday?

If you have a cell phone, the federal government will send a text tomorrow morning, but it will be a test, it will only be a test. It will be part of the integrated public on Wednesday Alert System Tests by the Federal Emergency Management Agency The tests, in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission, were originally scheduled for September …

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Hurricane Maria: The failure of imagination prevented the response of the Confederation of Puerto Rico amid the harsh hurricane season for FEMA

After hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean last September, federal officials in Puerto Rico began delivering relief supplies to the hard-hit US Virgin Islands. The camp in Puerto Rico was emptied of tarpaulins and cribs. Almost all of the blue roof liner was shipped along with 90 percent of the water and the majority of emergency meals. Then came Hurricane …

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Judge orders housing extension for hurricane evacuees as Puerto Rico, FEMA spit on

A federal judge ordered the federal government on Tuesday to continue providing housing assistance to hundreds of Puerto Ricans evacuated after Hurricane Maria by the end of the month. The decision came when Puerto Rican government Ricardo Rosselló and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) publicly argued that Puerto Rico was asking the agency to extend the evacuee's stay or …

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No more FEMA hotel vouchers for displaced Puerto Ricans in Florida

This week, Richard Gonzalez's motel rooms on a small coffee table contained newspapers designed to keep him from becoming homeless. There was a curriculum vitae in English that his daughter in Puerto Rico had made for him. There was a list of contacts for social agencies. There was a piece of paper on which Gonzalez scribbled the phone numbers of …

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Nearly 1,800 Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to lose FEMA housing assistance – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) – Nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans who have survived Hurricane Maria will be forced to move out of hotels on the island and mainland US on Sunday, where they lived rent-free with the support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 19659002] "After 10 months of emergency shelters provided by the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA), FEMA closed the program on June …

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Nearly 1,800 Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to lose FEMA housing assistance

"After 10 months of emergency shelters provided by the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA), FEMA closed the program on June 30 for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria Survivors," the agency said in a statement. "TSA is a temporary solution that integrates survivors into more durable options." The program was designed for about two weeks and has been repeatedly expanded. FEMA spent …

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The White House defends FEMA as the study reports that Maria killed 5K in Puerto Rico

On September 24, 2017, a hurricane-devastated house was seen in Barranquitas, southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria. (Photo: RICARDO ARDUENGO (AFP / Getty Images) The White House on Wednesday, according to a Harvard study that has estimated the death toll from last year's tragedy in Puerto Rico to be 5,000, has been criticized Responding to Hurricane Maria …

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