Federal Emergency Management Agency

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL - JUNE 26:   Doreen Ferrilo and Jack Cutler (C) salvage what they can from their home with help from their friend David Rivera (R) before they must leave under a mandatory evacuation order by emergency management officials on June 26, 2012 in the Mill Run area of New Port Richey, Florida. According to local news, two area rivers have converged and surpassed the 100-year flood plan.  (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Feds Pay Over $5 Mil In Aid To Debby Victims

Requests for help continue to pour in to the feds from victims of tropical storm Debby after the storm caused flooding and other damage across the northern part of Florida. FEMA said more than $5 million in aid has already been paid.


(Source: CBS4)

FEMA Tours Flood Damaged Broward Neighborhoods

Broward homeowners who suffered rain or flood damage from showers and storms over the Halloween weekend may be getting some help from Uncle Sam.


Homeowners in Sunrise and Plantation are assessing the damage left behind by a possible tornado that caused major property damage and minor injuries. (Source: CBS4)

Stories Of Survival Emerging From Broward Tornado Debris

Naresh Nasta was just sitting down for a meal in his Sunrise home Tuesday night when his home began exploding all around him.


(Source: AP)

Sweetwater Residents Get Federal Reprieve

Residents in Sweetwater got a reprieve from the federal government Monday that could stand to save homeowners upwards of $5,000.


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Broward EOC Ready To Lend A Hand To Northeast

Emergency officials in the Northeast may turn to Broward County for its hurricane expertise.


(Source: AP)

Navy Orders Ships Out of Virginia

U.S. Navy ships stationed in Virginia have been ordered to leave Norfolk Naval Station in preparation for Hurricane Irene.


In this handout GOES satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irene, with sustained winds of 100 mph, becomes a Category 2 hurricane August 23, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

NHC: Irene Rip Currents & Swells Biggest Problem For Florida

Florida is outside of the forecast cone for Hurricane Irene, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be problems in the Sunshine State due to the storm.



SW Ranches May Not Owe FEMA $750K Afterall

Southwest Ranches may be off the hook when it comes to refunding the Federal Emergency Management Agency $750 thousand for it called over-payments.