Why Ending FEMA Will Improve Disaster Response

Opinion | Chris Edwards
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National-level aid is more wasteful and less effective than at the local level.

Rethinking Coastal Development In Virginia Beach

Opinion | Christy Everett
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How a planned development became a wetland environmental center

Colorado drone was grounded for safety reasons, say officials

US | Josh Peterson
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Boulder County sheriff’s office volunteer feared the drone would collide with rescue helicopters

'Heckuva job' former Bush FEMA chief calls for Denver protests on gun legislation - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
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Radio host Michael Brown: ‘Fill the entire building, floor by floor’

No, FEMA is not creating a Brown Shirt Army - TheDC

Guns and Gear | Mike Piccione
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Or are they?

FEMA centers in New York City 'closed due to weather' - TheDC

Politics | David Martosko
FEMA centers closed due to weather
Feds bug out as nor'easter bears down on the Big Apple, leaving New Yorkers to fend for themselves

Giuliani on Obama response to Hurricane Sandy: 'Disgraceful ... Where the hell are the generators?' [VIDEO] - TheDC

Elections | David Martosko

‘If George Bush had done this, they’d be impeaching him right now’

Senate reaches deal to avert shutdown - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella
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Lawmakers reach agreement after FEMA announces it doesn’t immediately need additional funding

'Nope,' Cantor doesn't want to abandon FEMA pet-evacuation funding - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson
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Law compelling state and local governments to draft pet evacuation plans and proves reimbursements isn’t on the cutting board

Congress averts government shutdown - AP

Business | admin
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Lawmakers jettison $1 billion replenishment for FEMA after agency reveals it has more money than previously thought

House passes disaster aid, government shutdown averted for now - AP

Politics | admin
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Narrow 219-203 tally reversed an embarrassing loss for House GOP leaders that came Wednesday

FEMA: Waffle Houses key indicator in disaster recovery - WSJ

US | interns
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FEMA head uses ‘Waffle House Index’ to assess damage from major storms

Cellular service buried under avalanche of users - TheDC

Tech | Tina Nguyen
East Coast Quake

FEMA spokeswoman asks people to use email or text messages, except in the case of emergency calls

FEMA faces House heat for taking over flood insurance policies - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
North Dakota Flooding Minot

‘They have gone from being a residual market to being a competitor in the marketplace’

Bill would give FEMA option not to reclaim $22 million from victims - TheDC

US | Amanda Seitz
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Agency is reviewing 160,000 cases since 2005 where federal aid was wrongfully handed out

BP's 'static kill' delayed - NYT

US | interns

BP’s solution to plug well put off until Sunday or Monday

FEMA: Sorry photog asked faith shirts be removed - AP

US | admin

Officials said man’s actions ‘in no way reflect FEMA’s policies or priorities’

Red river flooding reaches peak - CNN

US | interns

Officials in North Dakota and Minnesota are catching their breath Monday, if only briefly, after the Red River crested over the weekend

Massive mudslide in Southern California - Los Angeles Times

US | interns

One day after a river of mud brought havoc to a La Cañada Flintridge neighborhood, residents faced a massive cleanup Sunday, with chest-high mounds of muck lining the streets, damaged homes rendered uninhabitable and nearby catch basins filled to capacity with debris