FEMA, FCC To Send Out Nationwide Emergency Alert TestFEMA and the FCC are sending out a national emergency alert test for Aug. 7.
Pa. Insurance Commissioner Says FEMA Resumes Selling Flood InsuranceFEMA has resumed selling flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program, reversing an earlier decision to limit sales due to the federal government’s partial shutdown, it was announced on Saturday.
FEMA Denies Pa.'s Request For Disaster Relief To Fix LandslidesAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Gov. Tom Wolf reacted to the decision by FEMA to deny Pennsylvania’s request for disaster relief in the wake of the spring storms.
Feds Conduct First Test Of 'Presidential Alert' SystemThe clock hit 2:18 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, and cell phones, all over the country, started lighting up with a "Presidential Alert."
'Presidential Alert' Texting System Test Postponed Until OctoberThe alert was initially scheduled to occur Thursday, Sept. 20, but FEMA spokesman Mark Peterson says the test has been postponed, and Oct. 3 was the alternate date for the test.
'Presidential Alert': FEMA To Test Emergency Alert SystemYou'll soon be getting a message on your phone from the President of the United States -- whether you are a supporter or not.
Windy With A Chance Of Waffles: Waffle House Activates Storm Center As Hurricane Florence ApproachesThe Waffle House Index is a real thing -- and the Federal Emergency Management Agency uses it.
Bridgeville Residents, Business Owners Demand Solutions In The Wake Of Flash FloodingDozens of Bridgeville residents and business owners packed a council meeting Monday night, demanding answers in the wake of severe flash flooding.
Pittsburgh Facility Coordinating Power Restoration Efforts In Wake Of HurricanesA Downtown Pittsburgh facility that is spearheading the power restoration efforts after hurricanes devastated parts of the U.S. and Caribbean.
Fire Prevention Tips For The Holiday SeasonThe holiday season is often marred by devastating fires because of carelessness with Christmas decorations.
Connellsville Flood Victims Say They're Being Pressured To Move OnThe flood waters in August rushed through the low-lying neighborhoods of Connellsville.
Can Residents Of N.J. Coastline Rebuild After Sandy?The entire New Jersey coastline has been redrawn by Sandy's thunderous winds and devastating storm surge.
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.