Federal Emergency Management Agency News
Inside the Life of a Displaced Baton Rouge Family in the Months After Devastating Flooding
It's been three months since deadly flooding swept through southeastern Louisiana, damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes. But for many of the displaced Baton Rouge area families, the chaos hasn't subsided because the water has -- the journey is ongoing and at times unpredictable. One of
How a Drone and Social Media Aided in One Man's Rescue From NC Flooding
A drone and social media played a role in one North Carolina man's rescue from his flooded home during Hurricane Matthew . Craig Williams of Austin, Texas, told ABC News today that his brother, Chris Williams, had stayed in his home in Cumberland County, North Carolina, as the storm approached over
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew makes landfall Friday morning and ABC News' Arlette Saenz chats with FEMA administrator about preparations and actions being taken to support the towns being affected by Hurricane Matthew.
President Obama Warns Hurricane Matthew Is Far From Over
President Obama warned this morning that the devastation from Hurricane Matthew is far from over, and the potential for storm surges, flooding and property damage "continues to exist." "I just want to emphasize to everybody that this is still a really dangerous hurricane," Obama said during a
Hurricane Matthew: How You Can Protect Your Home Ahead of Deadly Storm
Hurricane Matthew, blamed for more than 100 deaths in the Caribbean, appears to be taking aim at the Southern U.S. coast, with a potential landfall early Friday morning in Florida and deteriorating conditions expected before then. Government officials and forecasters have issued dire statements
How Florida Is Preparing for Hurricane Matthew Ahead of Expected Landfall
Floridians are bracing for what meteorologists say could be the strongest storm to hit the United States in more than a decade. After pummeling the Caribbean and the Bahamas, Hurricane Matthew is expected to make landfall in West Palm Beach, Florida, early Friday morning. According to the National
How to Evacuate Safely Before Hurricane Matthew Hits US
As Hurricane Matthew barrels toward Florida, hundreds of thousands of residents are packing up their bags and fleeing the coast lines. While many Americans who live in Florida and its neighboring states may be familiar with hurricane season , safety guidelines are regularly updated with regard to
President Obama Warns Hurricane Matthew Could Have 'Devastating Effect'
President Obama visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters today for a briefing from his homeland security team on the latest updates with Hurricane Matthew, which is currently barreling through the Caribbean and headed for Florida's Atlantic Coast. Matthew is “a serious storm,”
Hurricane Matthew Prompts Warning for Many US Residents to 'Leave Now'
With the hours counting down until Hurricane Matthew is expected to slam into the coastal United States, widespread evacuations are taking effect as residents brace for the most powerful Atlantic storm in almost a decade. After barreling through Haiti and Cuba, where it left behind a trail of