Emergency management

FEMA: Warns still not safe to return home

October 12, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is pleading with residents who have been displaced from their homes due to Hurricane Michael, to please be patient before they return home, because it may not be safe. (Oct. 12)

Group sues to block emergency alert

October 3, 2018

A group of New Yorkers is suing to stop the Federal Emergency Management Agency's cell phone alert system, saying it violates the first and fourth Amendments. The judge refused to block the agency from conducting a test on Wednesday. (Oct. 3)

FEMA to test nationwide ‘Presidential Alert’

October 2, 2018

About 225 million cell phones across the United States will wail and buzz Wednesday afternoon as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducts an emergency alert test. (Oct. 2)

Officials: Florence a category 1, still a threat

September 14, 2018

FEMA: The time to flee Florence is now

September 12, 2018

Jeff Byard of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said it was imperative locals heed the evacuation warnings. He says the time to flee Hurricane Florence is now. Landfall is sometime late Thursday. (Sept. 11)

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