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HR 5429: SIREN Act of 2018

HR 5429: SIREN Act of 2018 The SIREN Act of 2018 was introduced on April 5, 2018 in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (“SIREN”) Act of 2018 was introduced the the U.S. House of Representatives on April 5, 2018 with the aim to reauthorize the Rural Emergency Medical Service…

2018-2022 FEMA Strategic Plan

2018-2022 FEMA Strategic Plan FEMA Released its 2018-2022 strategic plan in March 2018. The plan takes into account many of the lessons learned from the landmark year of disasters in 2017. FEMA released the 2018-2022 strategic plan last month. The new plan focuses on three goals: (1) Building a culture of preparedness; (2) making the…

HR 4930: Disaster Assistance Rental Fairness Act

HR 4930: Disaster Assistance Rental Fairness Act Disaster Rental Fairness Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2018. On February 5, 2018 the U.S. House of Representatives introduced and referred the Disaster Assistance Rental Fairness Act to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The bill was sponsored by Representative John…

Texas Extends State Disaster Declaration for Harvey

Texas Extends State Disaster Declaration for Harvey Governor Abbott extended the disaster declaration for 60 counties in Texas to aid in the response and recovery for Hurricane Harvey. On February 16, 2018 Governor Abbott extended the disaster declaration for 60 counties in Texas. This is the sixth renewal of a disaster declaration for the counties in…

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