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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice on St. Croix

 

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As Virgin Islanders repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged homes, FEMA is offering free consultations and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer home-improvement guidance along with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Advisors will be available at the following locations, dates and times:

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Posted on 20 April 2018 | 4:55 pm

Those Building, Rebuilding or Repairing Can Plan for the Future and Get Questions Answered by Mitigation Specialists April 23-28

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans build, rebuild or repair their homes after Hurricane Harvey, home improvement stores and FEMA mitigation specialists are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and free literature provided is geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

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Posted on 20 April 2018 | 1:26 pm

FEMA continues to Support Hurricane Maria Survivors through extension of Transitional Sheltering Assistance program

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico – Today FEMA approved Gov. Rossello’s request to extend the
Transitional Sheltering Assistance program for approximately 1,700 survivors whose benefits
were scheduled to end. Partnership in recovery is critical to success and Puerto Rico must lead
the way in establishing and executing their recovery goals. FEMA looks forward to this
continued partnership and supporting the government of Puerto Rico and Maria survivors.

English

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 1:04 pm

FEMA Offers Repair and Rebuilding Advice in April 23-28 in San Juan

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico rebuild and repair homes, FEMA has teamed up with Kmart and Sears to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.

FEMA advisors are available April 23-28.

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Posted on 20 April 2018 | 11:51 am

FEMA Offers Repair and Rebuilding Advice April 23-27 in Carolina, Juncos

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico rebuild and repair homes, FEMA and National Lumber have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.

FEMA advisors are available April 23-28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Posted on 20 April 2018 | 11:21 am

FEMA Offers Repair and Rebuilding Advice in April 23-28 in San Juan

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico rebuild and repair homes, FEMA has teamed up with Kmart and Sears to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.

FEMA advisors are available April 23-28.

English

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 11:10 am

FEMA Offers Repair and Rebuilding Advice April 23-27 in Carolina, Juncos

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico rebuild and repair homes, FEMA and National Lumber have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.

FEMA advisors are available April 23-28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

English

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 10:40 am

Declaration: In response to Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration’s April 19 statement “Puerto Rico Government Renews Calls for FEMA Action”

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico– FEMA staff continue working with members of the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency to respond to Gov. Ricardo Rossello’s April 18 request for a third extension of the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program.

FEMA and PREMA staff are coordinating a path forward for Hurricane Maria survivors based on the Governor’s request.

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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 6:16 pm

FEMA In Your Community: FEMA Helps Utah Prepare for the Worst on Wasatch

FEMA Region VIII’s Response Division recently met with their state and local counterparts in Utah to inform them on the status of emergency planning for an earthquake along the Wasatch Fault Line. In four separate meetings with state emergency management officials, county emergency managers and Special Emergency Response Teams (SERT) and public sector stakeholders, FEMA staff informed meeting attendees of the earthquake response plan and received initial input on issues they presented.

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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 3:07 pm

FEMA Awards $14 Million For Municipal Yacht Harbor in New Orleans

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $14 million to the City of New Orleans for the Municipal Yacht Harbor and work related to the replacement of the facility. Following Hurricane Katrina, the original facility sustained extensive damage from high winds and tidal storm surge.

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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 2:24 pm

FEMA Assistance Tops $1 Billion for Florida Hurricane Irma Survivors

Additional $2.3 billion for Floridians and communities through other programs

 

ORLANDO, Fla.– Federal assistance to help individuals and families recover from Hurricane Irma now tops $1 billion, seven months after the Sept. 10, 2017 disaster declaration.

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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 8:31 am

Transitional Shelter Assistance Deadline Extended to May 31 for Some Survivors as Efforts Continue to Help Texans Move to Permanent Housing

Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay in hotels through May 31, with check-out on June 1, as they continue working toward a permanent housing solution before the temporary program ends. 

Key dates:

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Posted on 18 April 2018 | 4:56 pm

Have 10 Days’ Worth of Supplies Ready for Hurricane Season

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, survivors should prepare with essential supplies for at least 10 days. That means having enough food, water and other commodities to sustain the household.

Puerto Rico residents are encouraged to consider the areas where they live and their family-specific needs when gathering supplies. People with disabilities or special healthcare needs should consider those unique needs in their planning.

A basic emergency supply kit includes:

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Posted on 18 April 2018 | 1:26 pm

Homeowners, Renters and Business Owners: Be Prepared, Buy Insurance Now

ORLANDO, Fla. – One of the best ways to prepare for hurricane season is to buy insurance.

Nearly a million property owners filed claims for various insured losses from Hurricane Irma, according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, with estimated insured losses totaling nearly $8 billion. More than 750,000 of the 900,000 claims were made by residential property owners.

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Posted on 18 April 2018 | 9:52 am

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Ohio

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Ohio.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 6:32 pm

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Ohio

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding and landslides from February 14 to February 25, 2018.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 6:30 pm

Federal Aid Programs for the State of West Virginia

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of West Virginia.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 6:15 pm

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for West Virginia

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from February 14 to February 20, 2018.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 6:10 pm

Scientists Working to Restore Puerto Rico’s Coral Reefs Battered by 2017 Hurricanes

CULEBRA, Puerto Rico – Federal, local and non-profit agencies are collaborating to restore hurricane damaged coral reefs, one of Puerto Rico’s natural wonders.

With an average economic value of nearly $1.1 billion per year, the reefs support the island’s vibrant tourism industry while protecting lives and valuable coastal infrastructure by reducing heavy swells during storms.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 1:58 pm

Irma Survivor Tells How Disaster Preparation Paid Off

ORLANDO, Fla. – Irisaida “Isa” Mendez, a locally hired media relations specialist who works out of FEMA’s branch recovery office in Miami, said her family was safe during Hurricane Irma because of preparation.

“We moved to Florida two years ago from Puerto Rico,” she said. “We have had experience with many hurricanes, so we are always prepared.”

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 12:28 pm

FEMA Releases Affordability Framework for the National Flood Insurance Program

WASHINGTON – FEMA released an affordability framework today, as required by the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA). The framework titled, “An Affordability Framework for the National Flood Insurance Program,” provides the first ever data driven analysis of policyholder and potential policyholder incomes by flood risk and home ownership status.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 11:50 am

Texas Home Stands Tall, Survives Harvey

John and Mary Sullivan’s home stood alone, 12.5 feet above ground, as the only house undamaged by Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters in their Webster, Texas, neighborhood last August.

“The water rose approximately 12 to 13 feet in five hours,” Mary said. But they were ready.

Flooded by hurricane-driven waters in the past, the Sullivans had gotten proactive after Hurricane Ike in 2008. During a community meeting, they learned about flood mitigation techniques, like raising their home above the expected water level resulting from a major storm. 

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 10:02 am

FEMA Launches First FEMA Integration Team in North Carolina

RALEIGH - This week, North Carolina became the first state to have FEMA staff assigned to its emergency management agency. The FEMA Integration Team (FIT) will provide technical and training assistance on FEMA’s programs and continuous on-site support to the state.

While FEMA currently works closely with North Carolina Emergency Management through our Regional office in Atlanta, co-locating staff is a new initiative. 

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 9:40 am

FEMA Approves More Than $10 Million for St. Johns County Matthew Recovery

ATLANTA – St. Johns County will receive $10,315,123 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency including reimbursement for debris removal and for dredging on Treasure Beach following Hurricane Matthew.

The $10 million awarded represents three grants, at a federal cost-share not less than 75 percent of the total cost of the projects. The remainder will come from non-federal sources.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 9:30 am

FEMA Launches First FEMA Integration Team in North Carolina

RALEIGH – FEMA, alongside North Carolina Emergency Management, announced today the first FEMA Integration Team (FIT), making North Carolina the first state to have FEMA staff co-located with its emergency management agency. The teams will provide technical and training assistance regarding FEMA programs and continuous on-site support to the state.

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 9:26 am

American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

The K7RA Solar Update

At 0631 UTC on April 20 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning.

“Earth is currently under the influence of a high-speed stream from a negative polarity equatorial coronal hole. Geomagnetic activity at Quiet to Active levels is expected and at times may reach up to Minor Storm levels if there are notable southward Bz periods.

INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EX...

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 10:26 am

W6NBC Wins the April QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the April 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “An Ultra Simple 2-Meter Antenna" by John Portune, W6NBC. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the May issue today.

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 2:00 pm

W5KUB to Stream Hamvention® 2018 Worldwide

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 1:39 pm

Special Call Signs to be On the Air for 2018 FIFA World Cup, More Invited

Special Canadian call sign VB18FIFA will be among those active around the world from June 1 to July 15 for a World Cup 2018 football Amateur Radio “marathon.” The event will be held during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Russia’s IARU member-society SRR is encouraging Amateur Radio organizations to field World-Cup-related call signs, preferably with “FIFA” (or “FWC” for finalist countries) a...

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 1:28 pm

“Horizons” is Next Mission for Astronaut Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO

 

European Space Agency Astronaut Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO, will visit the International Space Station for the second time in early June. HisHorizons” mission is aimed at evoking exploration of the universe, looking far beyond Earth and broadening knowledge. His first mission was called “Blue Dot.”

A citizen of Germany, Gerst will launch on June 6 from Kazakhstan with US astronaut Serena Auñón-C...

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 1:10 pm

The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Microphones” is the topic of the current (April 12) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself,...

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 8:00 am

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is leaving the Commission. She announced at the FCC’s April 17 meeting that it would be her last as a commissioner. She plans to leave before the Commission’s next scheduled meeting on May 10. Following her 2013 appointment by President Barack Obama, Clyburn served as acting FCC chair, the first woman to head the agency. A Democrat, she is currently serving a sec...

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 1:25 pm

Sweden’s SAQ LF Transmitter to be On the Air on May 1

Low-frequency World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, SAQ, will transmit from Sweden on May 1 as participation in the European Route of Industrial Heritage’s “Work It Out” observance.

“As part of the event, we plan for the first SAQ transmission since 2016,” said Lars Kalland, SM6NM. The transmitter start-up will begin at 0930 UTC, with the transmission to follow on 17.2 kHz CW at 1000 UTC.

A li...

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 12:07 pm

International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies Day is April 26

“Girls Can Do ICT!” is the theme of International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies (ICT) Day on April 26. An initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), International Girls in ICT Day aims to “create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing ICT field,” the ITU said. International Girls in...

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 10:26 am

ARRL Executive Committee to Meet on April 21

The ARRL Board of Directors’ Executive Committee (EC) will meet on Friday, April 21, in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, will chair the session.

In addition to reports from the President and the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary, Barry Shelley, N1VXY, the EC will hear from General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, who will address FCC and regulatory issues. The EC wi...

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 9:43 am

IARU President Extends Greetings for World Amateur Radio Day 2018

Wednesday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD), this year marking the 93rd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founded in Paris in 1925. Each year, WARD celebrates Amateur Radio’s contribution to society.

 

“World Amateur Radio Day is an opportunity for our member-societies to show our capabilities and promote the use of Amateur Radio, both on the air and through...

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 8:00 am

Maritime Radio Historical Society’s K6KPH will be Active for International Marconi Day

K6KPH, the amateur station of the Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS), will be among those active on International Marconi Day (IMD), Saturday, April 21 (UTC). Organized by the Cornish Amateur Radio Club, IMD takes place each year on the weekend closest to Marconi's birthday, April 25.

K6KPH will operate on CW on 80, 40, 20, 17, and 15 meters. Since K6KPH transmits from the original Marcon...

Posted on 17 April 2018 | 9:47 am




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