FEMA to Help Manage Unaccompanied Minors at US-Mexico Border

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Biden administration is turning to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help managing and caring for record numbers of unaccompanied immigrant children who are streaming into the U.S. from Mexico. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says FEMA will support a government-wide effort over the next three months to safely receive,…

Flood Damage Assessments Start Monday In Three Illinois Counties

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Federal and state officials are scheduled to conduct damage assessments in three Illinois counties after flooding damaged or destroyed more than 120 homes last month. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office said Friday that teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Illinois Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration would start…

FEMA to help assess Illinois flood damage

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is coming to Illinois to help assess damage from early-winter floods that struck nearly two dozen counties. Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday vowed to “do everything possible to help people and communities” affected by the late December and early January flooding. FEMA will work with its…