FEMA 7-19-15Laura Reynolds talks with FEMA Public Information Officer Cherie Brown about FEMA’s mission in the Houston area. They discuss the process of getting help from FEMA in dealing with your flood damage, and who may be covered. Apply today at disasterassistance.gov and find out how FEMA can help you.
FEMA Denies Aid To West, Texas According to reports, The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to allocate funds to help rebuild West Texas.
FEMA: 1,248 Buildings Destroyed In Okla. Tornadoes Emergency officials say nearly 4,000 homes and businesses in five counties were affected by last week's deadly tornadoes.
Couple Sentenced In Hurricane Ike Fraud Scam A couple from Spring has been sentenced to prison for their role in a Hurricane Ike scam. The husband and wife are accused of defrauding FEMA and falsifying information all for personal gain after Hurricane Ike hit Texas back in 2008.
Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane SurvivorsTwo decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues AttacksGovernor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for...outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It's ConvenientWhen the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Obama Declares Emergency In LouisianaPresident Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as that state prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac.
Houston Toad Poses Obstacles For Rebuilding After Devastating Fire