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2013

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November

November 29, 2013 Barbados National Day

November 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Nebraska Declaration

November 26, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Nebraska

November 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Illinois Disaster Recovery

November 26, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Illinois

November 25, 2013 Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station Exercise Process to be Discussed at Public Meeting

November 21, 2013 FEMA Region 6 Urges People to Get Ready Now for Potential Severe Winter Weather

November 13, 2013 FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

November 8, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Dakota Declaration

November 8, 2013 President Declares Disaster for South Dakota

November 6, 2013 November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

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October

October 31, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of North Dakota Declaration

October 31, 2013 Antigua and Barbuda's National Day

October 31, 2013 President Declares Disaster for North Dakota

October 29, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New Mexico Declaration

October 29, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New Mexico

October 29, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of North Carolina Declaration

October 29, 2013 President Declares Disaster for North Carolina

October 22, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Kansas Declaration

October 22, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Kansas

October 18, 2013 FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Maryland

October 1, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Declaration

October 1, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Pennsylvania

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September

September 30, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New Mexico Declaration

September 30, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New Mexico

September 25, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of North Carolina Declaration

September 25, 2013 President Declares Disaster for North Carolina

September 19, 2013 Saint Kitts and Nevis' Independence Day

September 18, 2013 Chile's National Day

September 16, 2013 FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado Flooding

September 16, 2013 Mexico's Independence Day

September 15, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for State of Colorado Disaster Recovery

September 15, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Colorado

September 15, 2013 FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado Flooding

September 14, 2013 FEMA Continues to Monitor Colorado Flooding and Support State and Local Response

September 13, 2013 FEMA Continues to Monitor Colorado Flooding and Support State and Local Response

September 13, 2013 Costa Rica's Independence Day

September 13, 2013 El Salvador's Independence Day

September 13, 2013 Guatemala's Independence Day

September 13, 2013 Honduras' Independence Day

September 13, 2013 Nicaragua's Independence Day

September 12, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Colorado Emergency Declaration

September 7, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Missouri Declaration

September 7, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Missouri

September 6, 2013 Brazil's Independence Day

September 4, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Arkansas Declaration

September 4, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Arkansas

September 3, 2013 September is National Preparedness Month

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August

August 30, 2013 Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day

August 23, 2013 DHS Announces Grant Allocation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Preparedness Grants

August 23, 2013 Uruguay's Independence Day

August 9, 2013 Ecuador's Independence Day

August 9, 2013 FEMA Announces Appointments to National Advisory Council

August 8, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Wisconsin Declaration

August 8, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Wisconsin

August 7, 2013 FEMA Mitigation Grants Important For Recovery, Protection

August 6, 2013 Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station Exercise And Public Meeting Postponed Until Further Notice

August 5, 2013 Bolivia's Independence Day

August 5, 2013 Jamaica's Independence Day

August 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Texas

August 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Texas Declaration

August 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Dakota Declaration

August 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for South Dakota

August 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Florida Declaration

August 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Florida

August 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New Hampshire Declaration

August 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New Hampshire

August 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Vermont Declaration

August 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Vermont

August 1, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Iowa Declaration

August 1, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Iowa

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July

July 29, 2013 DHS Opens New Headquarters on St. Elizabeths Campus

July 26, 2013 Peru's Independence Day

July 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of West Virginia Declaration

July 26, 2013 President Declares Disaster for West Virginia

July 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Colorado Declaration

July 26, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Colorado

July 25, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Minnesota Declaration

July 25, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Minnesota

July 19, 2013 On the Occasion of Colombia's Independence Day

July 19, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Missouri Declaration

July 19, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Missouri

July 12, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of North Dakota Declaration

July 12, 2013 President Declares Disaster for North Dakota

July 12, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New York Declaration

July 12, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New York

July 11, 2013 DHS to Expand Operation Caribbean Resilience in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana Declaration

July 10, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Montana

July 9, 2013 On the Occasion of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas' National Day

July 9, 2013 Treasury Targets Major Money Laundering Network Operating Out of Colombia

July 9, 2013 FEMA Deploys Assets and Urges Residents to Be Prepared for Tropical Storm Chantal

July 5, 2013 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tom Kelly Travels to The Bahamas to Strengthen Cooperation on Counter-Piracy

July 5, 2013 Argentina's Independence Day

July 5, 2013 FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Virginia

July 3, 2013 Venezuela's Independence Day

July 2, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Iowa Declaration

July 2, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Iowa

July 1, 2013 NNSA, US Coast Guard Hold Joint Readiness Exercise

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June

June 28, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Dakota Declaration

June 28, 2013 President Declares Disaster for South Dakota

June 25, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Alaska Disaster Recovery

June 25, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Alaska

June 25, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Arkansas Declaration

June 25, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Arkansas

June 18, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Michigan Declaration

June 18, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Michigan

June 13, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Vermont Declaration

June 13, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Vermont

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May

May 31, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Iowa Declaration

May 31, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Iowa

May 30, 2013 The United States and Canada Announce First-Ever Binational Border Infrastructure Investment Plan

May 29, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of North Dakota Declaration

May 29, 2013 President Declares Disaster for North Dakota

May 22, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Continue to Support Response to Severe Storms in Oklahoma

May 22, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Support Survivors of Severe Storms in Oklahoma

May 21, 2013 DHS Announces Grant Guidance for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Preparedness Grants

May 21, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for State of Oklahoma Disaster Recovery

May 21, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Oklahoma

May 21, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Mobilize in Response to Severe Storms in Oklahoma

May 20, 2013 FEMA: Now is the Time to Prepare for the 2013 Hurricane Season

May 20, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Monitor Effects of Storm in Central Plains and Urge Preparedness

May 20, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Support Response to Severe Storms in Oklahoma

May 17, 2013 In Anticipation of Severe Weather, FEMA Monitors and Stays Ready to Assist

May 10, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Dakota Declaration

May 10, 2013 President Declares Disaster for South Dakota

May 10, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Illinois Declaration

May 10, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Illinois

May 7, 2013 FEMA Announces 2012 Community Resilience Innovation Challenge Recipients

May 6, 2013 National Planning Frameworks: How We Work Together to Build, Sustain, and Deliver Capabilities to Ensure a Secure and Resilient Nation

May 6, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Iowa Declaration

May 6, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Iowa

May 3, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Minnesota Declaration

May 3, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Minnesota

May 2, 2013 30-Day Countdown to the 2013 Hurricane Season Begins May 2

May 2, 2013 FEMA and Premiere Networks Work Together to Increase Preparedness

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April

April 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Kansas Declaration

April 26, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Kansas

April 26, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for North Dakota

April 26, 2013 President Declares Emergency for North Dakota

April 23, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New York Declaration

April 23, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New York

April 22, 2013 FEMA Announces Next Meeting of the National Advisory Council

April 19, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Texas

April 19, 2013 President Declares Emergency for Texas

April 19, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Declaration

April 19, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Massachusetts

April 18, 2013 FBI Response to Reports of Suspicious Letters Received at Mail Facilities

April 18, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

April 18, 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts

April 18, 2013 DHS Announces Cyber Student Initiative

April 12, 2013 FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania

April 10, 2013 Spring's First Widespread Severe Storm System is Here: Are You Ready?

April 10, 2013 FBI: Christopher M. Piehota Named Director of the Terrorist Screening Center

April 8, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Oklahoma Declaration

April 8, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Oklahoma

April 8, 2013 FEMA Urges Preparing for Winter Storm

April 5, 2013 White House Drug Policy Director, Secretary Napolitano Highlight Progress in Disrupting Drug Trafficking along Southwest Border

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March

March 28, 2013 Tony Robinson Sworn in as the New FEMA Region 6 Administrator

March 27, 2013 TSA to Provide Additional Expedited Screening Benefits for Wounded Warriors

March 25, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Maine Declaration

March 25, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Maine

March 23, 2013 State Department: Strengthening the Inter-American System on Human Rights

March 22, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Rhode Island Declaration

March 22, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Rhode Island

March 22, 2013 Joint Press Release on U.S.-Peru Political-Military Dialogue

March 21, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Connecticut Declaration

March 21, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Connecticut

March 19, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of New Hampshire Declaration

March 19, 2013 President Declares Disaster for New Hampshire

March 19, 2013 NRC Amends Regulations on Security of Radioactive Materials

March 15, 2013 U.S.-Peru Political-Military Dialogue

March 13, 2013 The Sovereign Navajo Nation and FEMA Sign Formal Disaster Aid Agreement

March 11, 2013 FEMA Consults Tribes and their Leadership on the Disaster Declaration Process

March 5, 2013 FTA, FEMA Sign Agreement Outlining Roles For Addressing Public Transit Needs Following Hurricane Sandy, Future Major Disasters

March 5, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the Navajo Nation

March 5, 2013 President Declares Major Disaster for the Navajo Nation

March 5, 2013 Be Prepared: Severe Weather Is on the Way

March 4, 2013 FEMA launches National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 4, 2013 NOAA, FEMA Launch National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 4, 2013 NOAA and FEMA Urge People to Prepare for Severe Weather

March 1, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

March 1, 2013 President Declares Major Disaster for Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

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February

February 28, 2013 Nuclear Forensics Exercise Demonstrates Robust Capability

February 25, 2013 Dominican Republic Independence Day

February 22, 2013 White House Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Cuba and of the Emergency Authority Relating to the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels

February 22, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Louisiana Declaration

February 22, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Louisiana

February 21, 2013 Guyana Republic Day Message

February 21, 2013 DHS Launches National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

February 21, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Monitoring Major Winter Storm in Central and Southern Plains

February 20, 2013 Treasury Designates Head of Aviation Drug Smuggling Operation

February 20, 2013 As Winter Storm Approaches, FEMA Encourages Residents to Prepare Now

February 19, 2013 FEMA Seeks Applicants for National Advisory Council

February 19, 2013 FEMA: Don't Let Winter Storms Catch You Off-Guard

February 14, 2013 DHS: Strengthening Cybersecurity for the Nation's Critical Infrastructure

February 13, 2013 DHS Fact Sheet: Executive Order on Cybersecurity / Presidential Policy Directive on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

February 13, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for State of Mississippi Disaster Recovery

February 13, 2013 President Declares Major Disaster In Mississippi

February 13, 2013 DHS Highlights Efforts to Strengthen Cybersecurity for the Nations Critical Infrastructure

February 10, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Connecticut Emergency Declaration

February 10, 2013 President Declares Emergency Declaration for Connecticut

February 9, 2013 FEMA, Federal Partners Continue to Monitor Storm Conditions

February 8, 2013 FEMA Working With Partners Across The Northeast Ahead of Severe Winter Weather

February 7, 2013 FEMA Urges New England Residents to Prepare Now For Severe Winter Weather

February 5, 2013 The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut helps Kentucky Prepare for Earthquakes

February 5, 2013 The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut helps Alabama Prepare for Earthquakes

February 5, 2013 The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut helps Mississippi Prepare for Earthquakes

February 5, 2013 The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut helps Tennessee Prepare for Earthquakes

February 5, 2013 Treasury Targets Money Laundering Operation Linked to Los Zetas

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January

January 31, 2013 FEMA, partners provide help for critical needs

January 30, 2013 FEMA Urges Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Residents to Monitor Conditions and Be Prepared for Severe Weather

January 30, 2013 Treasury Sanctions Colombian Criminal Organization and Drug Lord

January 29, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Arkansas Declaration

January 29, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Arkansas

January 24, 2013 NNSA to Conduct Aerial Radiation Monitoring over New Orleans

January 22, 2013 NRC Hosting Multi-Agency Federal Workshop Jan. 29-31 on Improving Extreme Flood Event Hazard Assessment

January 18, 2013 DHS to Support Security Operations for 57th Presidential Inaugural

January 17, 2013 NNSA, Maryland Partner to Improve Radiological/Nuclear Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response

January 17, 2013 Treasury Designates Additional Sinaloa-Based Drug Trafficking Organization

January 16, 2013 White House: Letter to Congressional Leaders on Review of Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996

January 11, 2013 FEMA: Preparedness Is For Everyone

January 10, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Declaration

January 10, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

January 9, 2013 NRC to Discuss Implementing Orders for Post-Fukushima Improvements Jan. 16 in Rockville, MD

January 9, 2013 Treasury Targets Leading Figures of Sinaloa Cartel

January 3, 2013 Federal Aid Programs for the State of Ohio Declaration

January 3, 2013 President Declares Disaster for Ohio

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