Federal Emergency Management Agency

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Health Dept.: Surprised By Immigrant Arrivals

Thousands of unaccompanied minors who are crossing the border with no families are being housed in border states but soon South Florida could be seeing a similar situation.

07/18/2014

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New Broward Flood Zones Give Some Homeowners Break On Insurance

With costs of flood insurance hitting the roof, Pembroke Pines homeowner Susan Henderson will now be getting a break under her roof.

04/29/2014

New flood maps were issued for Broward County. 
Source: Broward.org

New Flood Zone Maps Equal Savings For Broward Property Owners

Property owners in Broward County will now be able to more easily access whether their property is located in a flood zone.

04/28/2014

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Broward County Offers “Twitter Alert”

Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Gov. Scott To Address Hurricane Conference Wednesday

With the start of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season less than a month away, state and federal officials are urging Florida residents to get ready now.

05/08/2013

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Governor’s Hurricane Conference Underway In Ft. Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE. (CBSMiami/AP) – With the start of this year’s hurricane season less than a month away, emergency management personnel are meeting in South Florida prepare for the upcoming season. The annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference […]

05/05/2013

Departing Hurricane Sandy's storm surge spills over the beach onto A1A in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, October 25, 2012. (Source: Kara Kostanich/CBS4)

FEMA Denies Broward, Miami-Dade Money For Sandy Relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied disaster assistance for areas of the state damaged by Hurricane Sandy, according to Florida officials.

CBS4–01/19/2013

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Florida Crews Sent North To Assist Hurricane Sandy Victims

As the gusty winds and harsh rains of Hurricane Sandy pound the northeastern United States; Florida rescue crews have made their way to the area to lend a helping hand to those who will be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

CBS Miami–10/29/2012

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Broward Couple Busted In BP Oil Spill Fraud Gets 13 Years

Fraudsters Joseph Harvey and wife Anja Karin Kannell will be exchanging their waterfront McMansion for a tiny prison cell. Their Bentley will no longer be their mode of transportation. Prison-issued shoes will.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Feds Pay Over $15 Mil In Aid To Debby Victims

More than 10 thousand people have asked about federal aid for losses from Tropical Storm Debby, with over $15 million paid out by the feds to date.

CBS4–07/20/2012

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