Weather Press Release http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/taxonomy/term/643159/ en NFIP Flood Insurance Can Protect Against Financial Devastation http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/nfip-flood-insurance-can-protect-against-financial-devastation <p>MIDLAND, Mich. – Purchasing flood insurance can make the difference between recovery and financial devastation as flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/nfip-flood-insurance-can-protect-against-financial-devastation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/nfip-flood-insurance-can-protect-against-financial-devastation#comments Disaster Accident Environment Social Issues Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Home Insurance Hydrology Insurance in the United States Money National Flood Insurance Program Types of insurance United States Department of Homeland Security US Federal Agency Michigan Midland Washington DC Flood insurance Insurance law business insurance policies cover flood damage flood insurance purchase flood insurance NFIP NFIP Referral Call Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:07:02 +0000 FEMA 1214536 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Save the Children Preparing to Respond to Hurricane Maria to Help Affected Children and Families http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/save-children-preparing-respond-hurricane-maria-help-affected-children-and-families <p>Category 5 Storm on Track to Make Direct Hit on Puerto Rico Wednesday Afternoon, Sept. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/save-children-preparing-respond-hurricane-maria-help-affected-children-and-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/save-children-preparing-respond-hurricane-maria-help-affected-children-and-families#comments Disaster Accident Weather Americas Non Profit Connecticut Florida Texas Puerto Rico save Hurricane Maria New Spain Ricardo Rosselló Spanish colonization of the Americas Spanish Empire Carolyn Miles Hurricane Maria Children's Relief Fund Ricardo Rossello Save the Children Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:11:12 +0000 Save the Children 1213629 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Finalize Preparations for Hurricane Maria, Follow Directions of Local Officials http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/finalize-preparations-hurricane-maria-follow-directions-local-officials <p>WASHINGTON – As Hurricane Maria makes landfall today and tomorrow in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, residents should continue to heed the instructions of territorial, commonwealth, and local officials. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/finalize-preparations-hurricane-maria-follow-directions-local-officials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/finalize-preparations-hurricane-maria-follow-directions-local-officials#comments Disaster Accident Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency Meteorology Mobile Technology Social Media US Federal Agency Washington, D.C. New York Washington Washington DC Puerto Rico Hurricane preparedness National Weather Service Severe weather terminology Storm warning Tropical cyclone Tropical cyclone warnings and watches family communications food lasts social media links use social media u.s. virgin islands U.S. Virgin Islands cellular telephone Geography of the United States National Weather Service Puerto Rico Caribbean Area Office Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:54:29 +0000 FEMA 1213583 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com FEMA Encourages Residents & Visitors in Hurricanes Paths to Prepare Now http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now <p>WASHINGTON - As Hurricane Maria advances toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Jose approaches the northeastern United States, residents and visitors in potentially affected areas should review their preparations. Always remember, listen to the instructions of state, tribal, territorial, commonwealth, and local officials. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency US Federal Agency Boston Delaware New York City Plymouth Washington Washington DC Puerto Rico Atlantic hurricane season Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Wilma Natural disasters Tropical cyclone warnings and watches family communications flood insurance policy important tool social media links Delaware North u.s. virgin islands U.S. Virgin Islands Caribbean Area Office East Coast East Coast Geography of North America Geography of the United States National Weather Service Northeastern United States Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:50:13 +0000 FEMA 1212882 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com FEMA Encourages Residents and Visitors in Hurricanes' Paths to Prepare Now http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-and-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now <p>WASHINGTON - As Hurricane Maria advances toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Jose approaches the northeastern United States, residents and visitors in potentially affected areas should review their preparations. Always remember, listen to the instructions of state, tribal, territorial, commonwealth, and local officials. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-and-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fema-encourages-residents-and-visitors-hurricanes-paths-prepare-now#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency US Federal Agency Boston Delaware New York City Plymouth Washington Washington DC Puerto Rico Hurricane Sandy Severe weather terminology Tropical cyclone warnings and watches electronic devices family communications plan flood insurance policy important tool Delaware North u.s. virgin islands U.S. Virgin Islands Caribbean Area Office East Coast East Coast Geography of North America Geography of the United States National Weather Service Northeastern United States Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:50:36 +0000 DHS 1212829 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com One Week after Irma, Cuban Damage Increasingly Alarming http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/one-week-after-irma-cuban-damage-increasingly-alarming <p>HAVANA (September 15, 2017) -- One week after Hurricane Irma, Cubans are returning to broken homes and facing a serious impact on the economy as it looks to rebuild. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/one-week-after-irma-cuban-damage-increasingly-alarming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/one-week-after-irma-cuban-damage-increasingly-alarming#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Food security Non Profit United Nations Clara Geneva Havana United States CARE Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Sandy food production telephone lines Cuban government Geography of North America Richard Paterson Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:31:28 +0000 CARE International 1212551 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Fact Sheet: NFIP Substantial Damage What Does It Mean? http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fact-sheet-nfip-substantial-damage-what-does-it-mean <p>The decision about a structure being “substantially damaged” is made at a local government level, generally by a building official or floodplain manager. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fact-sheet-nfip-substantial-damage-what-does-it-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fact-sheet-nfip-substantial-damage-what-does-it-mean#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Hydrology Insurance National Flood Insurance Program Physical geography Types of insurance United States Department of Homeland Security US Federal Agency Washington DC Water Flood control Flood insurance Floodplain Insurance law flood insurance policy purchase flood insurance International Criminal Court Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:51:41 +0000 FEMA 1211125 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Hurricane Irma Additional Extension of Time to File http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-irma-additional-extension-time-file <p> The Delaware Division of Revenue will extend certain deadlines for filing individual and business tax returns, as well as for making certain tax payments for taxpayers who have been directly impacted by the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Irma. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-irma-additional-extension-time-file" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-irma-additional-extension-time-file#comments Business Finance Disaster Accident Weather Government Internal Revenue Service Tax Taxation in the United States Delaware Form Tax preparation in the United States Tax protester history in the United States David Gregor Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:50:36 +0000 Delaware State Government 1210258 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com 30-DAY WAITING PERIOD EXCEPTION TO FLOOD INSURANCE POLICIES MAY BE AVAILABLE FOLLOWING WILDFIRES ON FEDERAL LANDS http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/30-day-waiting-period-exception-flood-insurance-policies-may-be-available-following-wildfires <p>DENVER - Residents in western states impacted by wildfires may be eligible for an exception to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) 30-day waiting period usually required for flood insurance coverage. Though flood insurance coverage is often not an immediate concern of those owning property near areas experiencing wildland fires, the removal of vegetation post-fire can result in ground unable to absorb water, resulting in increased flood risks. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/30-day-waiting-period-exception-flood-insurance-policies-may-be-available-following-wildfires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/30-day-waiting-period-exception-flood-insurance-policies-may-be-available-following-wildfires#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency Home Insurance Hydrology Insurance in the United States Money National Flood Insurance Program Types of insurance United States Department of Homeland Security US Federal Agency Denver Washington DC Flood insurance Insurance law andFlood insurance flood insurance flood insurance coverage flood insurance covers flood damage homeowners insurance Insurance coverage insurance policies law exempts residents offers flood insurance Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:05:50 +0000 FEMA 1209742 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com WFP Ramps Up Assistance To Islands Of The Caribbean Battered By Hurricane Irma http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/wfp-ramps-assistance-islands-caribbean-battered-hurricane-irma <p>Distribution of High-Energy Biscuits in Haiti started on 10 September. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/wfp-ramps-assistance-islands-caribbean-battered-hurricane-irma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/wfp-ramps-assistance-islands-caribbean-battered-hurricane-irma#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Food and drink Health Humanitarian aid United Nations Development Group World Food Programme Dubai Rome Cuba Caribbean Haiti Structure United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot crucial non-food items food assistance high-energy biscuits substantial food stocks telecommunications support equipment Antigua Caribbean Islands David Beasley Eastern Caribbean Government of Haiti Lorene Didier western Caribbean WFP Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:25:23 +0000 WFP 1209557 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Airmen document Hurricane Irma with Hurricane Hunters http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/airmen-document-hurricane-irma-hurricane-hunters <p>Tech. Sgt. Jenna Daniel, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron loadmaster at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., communicates with the pilots of WC-130J Super Hercules during engine start for a mission to fly through the eye of Hurricane Irma, Sep. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/airmen-document-hurricane-irma-hurricane-hunters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/airmen-document-hurricane-irma-hurricane-hunters#comments Disaster Accident Weather Artist Aviation US Federal Agency California Michigan Mississippi Venice Virginia 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Aerial firefighting Air Force Reserve Command Air refueling Aircraft Hurricane Hunters Keesler Air Force Base Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Lockheed WC-130 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather reconnaissance media organizations reaching millions real time data collection real-time data collection tropical weather systems Stevensville (U.S.) Air Force 4th Combat Camera Squadron 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Air Force Air Force Reserve Command Corban Lundborg Hercules Jenna Daniel Karen Moore Kyle Brasier Lucas Caulder National Hurricane Center Pacific Ocean Unit Training Assembly Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:01:25 +0000 US Air Force 1210894 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com AMO UAS Crews Support Florida Post Hurricane Irma http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/amo-uas-crews-support-florida-post-hurricane-irma <p> CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crews launched a radar-equipped unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to Florida to collect radar imagery of critical infrastructures before Hurricane Irma made landfall, and after. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/amo-uas-crews-support-florida-post-hurricane-irma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/amo-uas-crews-support-florida-post-hurricane-irma#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather U.S. Customs and Border Protection United States Department of Homeland Security Unmanned aerial vehicle US Federal Agency Florida Washington DC CBP Air and Marine Operations Corpus Christi, Texas Hurricane Harvey Corpus Christi Day Department of Homeland Security Geography of Texas Geography of the United States National Air Security Operations Center P-3 P-3s William Durham Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:24:34 +0000 CBP 1209384 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Hurricane Harvey Additional Extension of Time to File http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-harvey-additional-extension-time-file <p> The Delaware Division of Revenue will extend certain deadlines for filing individual and business tax returns, as well as for making certain tax payments for taxpayers who have been directly impacted by the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-harvey-additional-extension-time-file" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hurricane-harvey-additional-extension-time-file#comments Business Finance Disaster Accident Weather Government Internal Revenue Service Tax Taxation in the United States Delaware Form Tax preparation in the United States Tax protester history in the United States David Gregor Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:52:47 +0000 Delaware State Government 1209154 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Harvey recovery seminar shares practical information with the Rice community http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/harvey-recovery-seminar-shares-practical-information-rice-community <p>In the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey, the Rice Crisis Management Team and the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies hosted a Harvey recovery seminar for faculty, staff and students in Duncan Hall’s McMurtry Auditorium Sept. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/harvey-recovery-seminar-shares-practical-information-rice-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/harvey-recovery-seminar-shares-practical-information-rice-community#comments Disaster Accident Education Environment Weather Federal Emergency Management Agency Hydrology Insurance Insurance in the United States National Flood Insurance Program Physical geography Risk Management United States Department of Homeland Security University Houston Mississippi Water Flood control Flood insurance Floodplain Insurance law flood insurance flood insurance carrier insurance adjuster insurance rates Cesare Wright Glasscock School Jeff Fitlow Jim McCann Renee Block Rice Center for Engineering Leadership Rob Raphael Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:53:06 +0000 RiceUniv 1208900 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com Decade of data shows FEMA flood maps missed 3-in-4 claims http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/decade-data-shows-fema-flood-maps-missed-3-4-claims <p>HOUSTON — (Sept. 11, 2017) — An analysis of flood claims in several southeast Houston suburbs from 1999-2009 found that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 100-year flood plain maps — the tool that U.S. officials use to determine both flood risk and insurance premiums — failed to capture 75 percent of flood damages from five serious floods, none of which reached the threshold of a 100-year event. </p><p><a href="http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/decade-data-shows-fema-flood-maps-missed-3-4-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/decade-data-shows-fema-flood-maps-missed-3-4-claims#comments Disaster Accident Environment Weather Environmental engineering Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Hydrology National Science Foundation Physical geography Public Relations Rice Rice University Houston Pasadena Water Atlantic hurricane season Flood control Galveston, Texas Greater Houston Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Ike basic and applied solutions computational and hydrological tools insurance premiums la porte the Princeton Review Antonia Sebastian Armand Bayou Baker Institute Board of Regents Daniel J. Martinez Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands GalvestonTexas A&M University Geography of Texas Harris County Jade Boyd National Guard Russell Blessing Sam Brody Southeast Texas SSPEED Center Texas A&M Texas A&M University Texas Beaches Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:44:12 +0000 RiceUniv 1208422 at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com