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FEMA Finds Extra Disaster Aid Money Just In Time

The Federal Emergency Management Agency this week has found about $40 million to refill disaster aid accounts and now expect the relief fund to stay solvent until at least Friday, the end of the budget year.

09/27/2011

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Disaster Aid Showdown Looms On Capitol Hill

The Democratic leader of the Senate says he’ll try this week to add almost $7 billion in disaster aid to must-pass legislation to avert a government shutdown.

09/20/2011

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Senate Approves $7B Disaster Aid Plan

The measure includes $500 million in immediate, emergency funding to make sure FEMA won’t have to cut off help for victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee at the end of the month.

09/15/2011

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