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  • FEMA reinstates mitigation awards to state except for Kokomo

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is reinstating hazard mitigation grants to Indiana that had been suspended because parts of a Kokomo baseball stadium were being built in a flood-prone area meant to remain green space.
  • Des Plaines to buy, demolish homes in flood plain

    Des Plaines is set to receive nearly $3 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency to buy and demolish 13 homes in the Des Plaines River floodplain. Jon Duddles, the city's assistant director of Public...

    Ignoring climate change doesn't make it disappear

    As the evidence of global warming grows stronger and the consequences more apparent, some politicians in Florida and Wisconsin are forbidding state employees from using the words "global warming" and "climate change." I guess they think that if they don't...

    FEMA chief on Superstorm Sandy aid: 'We want to fix this'

    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says he wants to fix what went wrong with the process of paying flood insurance claims following Superstorm Sandy. Craig Fugate told the first meeting of a congressional task force in Washington on...

    Don't rely on bad advice on skipping earthquake insurance

    Question: I'm on the board at our common interest development with about twelve townhouse units. We're built on bedrock, so the management company says the attorney said we don't need homeowner association earthquake insurance. And if something ever did...