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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation


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SBA Disaster Loans Available for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses

WESTFIELD, MA - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loans are not limited to just business owners. They are also a main source of aid for individuals and families with damage and losses from Tropical Storm Irene.

Homeowners Urged To Return Applications For SBA Disaster Loans

ANDOVER, MA - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) officials have heard it all when it comes to homeowners who tell them why they aren’t going to apply for a low-interest disaster loan.

FEMA Specialists Offer Rebuilding Tips At Lowe’s

ANDOVER, MA - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster, like the recent March flooding, can be a daunting task. But with the right suggestions, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger

Mold Can Be A Danger When Evacuees Return Home

ANDOVER, MA - April 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mold in a damaged home can create serious health problems for residents following the severe storms and flooding in March, warn Commonwealth/ FEMA officials overseeing the Massachusetts recovery effort.


AG Healey Secures $2 Million in Restitution for 20,000 Massachusetts Homeowners...

One of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers will pay $2 million in restitution to resolve allegations that it violated state law and committed unfair and deceptive practices by charging Massachusetts homeowners for unnecessary fees and overpriced force-placed insurance policies, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today