EMA, FEMA Urge Citizens To Consider Flood Insurance | Local news

Greene County residents are urged by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to “rethink” the possibility of flooding and the National Flood Insurance Program. “After the winter, as warmer weather and spring rains cause snow to melt, lakes and rivers can overflow and put your home at serious risk. Time to rethink flood insurance, Tennessee, ”a […]

National Guard to Host Regional Disaster Training Event | news

Charleston – Governor Jim Justice has announced that the West Virginia National Guard will host Vigilant Guard 2021 – a major regional full-scale disaster training exercise – next August at the Hobet All Hazards Training Center. Vigilant Guard’s goal is to improve coordination, operational reporting, and response plans for agencies throughout West Virginia and many […]

FEMA Grant Helps Next Generation Firefighters With Health Insurance | news

For a change, fire chief Rick Balentine woke up with good news in the morning. Early Wednesday, Balentine learned that the Aspen Protection Fire District had received a $ 1.3 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, 100% of which will be used to recruit and maintain eight volunteer firefighters each year. . The […]