Oroville Dam Repair Costs Will Top $500 MillionThe costs to repair the nation's tallest dam after a nearly catastrophic failure of the spillways will top $500 million, nearly double the original estimate.
Next Chapter Begins For 6,000 In Sonoma County Who Lost Homes To WildfireMore than 6,000 people in Sonoma County lost their homes and most are desperate to go back and sift through debris.
FEMA Administrator Arrives In Wine Country To See Fire DamageFEMA Administrator Brock Long will meet with Gov. Jerry Brown and state and local government officials and see the damage from the North Bay wildfires,
Punishing Winds, Rain From Irma Batter Much Of FloridaHurricane Irma pummeled Florida with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline.
Grant Money To Prevent Another Oakland Hills Firestorm Pulled By FEMAThe threat from a dangerous fire source in the Oakland Hills is now greater than ever.
Tree-Thinning FEMA Grant Pulled In Neighborhoods Hit By Oakland Hills FirestormA $3.5 million FEMA grant for tree thinning at University of California at Berkeley and the city of Oakland has been pulled.
El Niño Has Californians Buying Flood Insurance In Record NumbersThe Federal Emergency Management Agency reports a large increase in the number of flood insurance policies purchased in California in response to a rainy El Niño winter.
FEMA Urges Californians To Buy Flood Insurance Now To Get Head Start On El NiñoFederal emergency officials are urging Californians to buy flood insurance -- even those who don't live near creeks or rivers.
FEMA To Californians: Buy Flood Insurance Before It's Too LateWith a strong El Nino in place, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging Californians in flood prone places to buy insurance before it's too late.
Flood Insurance Coverage Drops 72 Percent In San Mateo As Drought Drags On, But FEMA Says ReconsiderMost Californians have been more focused on saving water than worrying about floods, prompting thousands of Bay Area homeowners to cancel their flood insurance policies, but FEMA says they might want to reconsider.
5 Things You Should Do Now To Prepare For A Strong, Rainy El NiñoThe National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center is warning that this year's El Niño could be as costly and devastating as the one that drenched California in 1997-98. Be prepared.
Foster City Plans To Raise Levee To Avoid FEMA Designation As Flood Hazard ZoneA new project in Foster City to raise the city's levee and provide greater flood protection for its residents may be underway soon.