All Articles on FEMA

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) News
'This Is What a Disaster Looks Like': Ocasio-Cortez House Bill Would Allow FEMA to Provide Pandemic Relief
"FEMA needs to begin immediately dispersing aid to individuals hurt by Covid-19."
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An aerial view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019 in Paradise, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Views
The Climate-Fueled Camp Fire Took Their Homes. Now They Are at Risk of Losing FEMA Housing Too.
It's time for our country to focus on massive, extreme events—fueled by climate change—that result in the instantaneous homelessness of tens of thousands of people.
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Oliviera Feliciano rests at the refugee camp located at the Mariano Rodríguez Coliseum on January 11, 2020 in Guanica, Puerto Rico. Saturday morning's quake was the most powerful aftershock following Tuesday's 6.4 earthquake that damaged her home. (Photo: Jose Jimenez/Getty Images) News
'Unconscionable': As Puerto Rico Suffers Earthquake Aftermath, AOC, Sanders, and Velazquez Demand Trump End Illegal Hold on Relief Funds
"Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful," the lawmakers said in a joint letter.
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It’s not immigrants who are taking from us. It’s Trump. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Get Ready for Unnatural Disasters This Hurricane Season
The Trump administration is moving money away from disaster relief to lock up more immigrants.
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New York Times depiction of flooding in Valmeyer, Illinois. (Photo: Hilary Swift/New York Times) Views
According to NYT, 'Relentless Flooding' in Midwest Just Happens
The Times failed to link the floods overwhelming the city with a changing climate
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Across Puerto Rico, according to the New York Times, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which was responsible for awarding home-repair grants, rejected 58 percent of applications. (Chris Grogan/Air Force Magazine/Flickr) Views
Vulnerable U.S. Citizens Are Still Trapped in the Ruins Left by Hurricane Maria—Would We Care More If They Lived Near Us?
Abandoned by their country, residents refuse to accept the idea that they will never recover
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'5-Star Award for Idiocy' as Trump Threatens to Cut Off FEMA Funds to California in Wake of Deadliest-Ever Wildfire Season
"The state owns three percent of the forests in California," wrote Sen. Jeff Merkley in response. "No matter how many people with rakes they deploy, forests are going to burn because of longer, hotter summers due to climate chaos."
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Trump Reportedly Wants to Cut Off Federal Relief Funds to Puerto Rico Despite Post-Maria Devastation
The president claims, with no evidence, that local officials want to use recovery money to pay down the U.S. territory's sizeable debt
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'They're Doing Us Like They Did New Orleans': Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Power and Basic Needs
"We're not getting any help. We need food. It's just crazy."
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You, and Everyone Else in the Whole Country, Just Got an Unsolicited Text From President Donald Trump
So what the hell is going on?
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