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Oroville Dam One Year After The Spillway Crisis

February 7, 2018 | Chris Remington

On the first anniversary of the Oroville Dam crisis, reporters Bob Moffitt and Risa Johnson look back at how the California Department of Water Resources handled the aftermath.

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California Nurses Say Puerto Rico Residents Are 'Desperate' After Hurricane

October 20, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Thirty eight California nurses banded together this month to assist survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. They joined a national team and headed to San Juan to provide field care for two weeks.

Higher And Higher: New Floodplain Construction Rules For California

March 23, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

The Oroville spillway scare, flooding and frequent downpours have underscored the need for flood insurance and flood prevention measures in California. Some of those measures are expensive. But some people will go to great lengths to live near water.

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FEMA Inducts New Sacramento Trained Corps Members

March 8, 2016 | Steve Milne

During an induction ceremony at McClellan Business Park in Sacramento today, FEMA added to the ranks of its corps members - the people deployed to respond to earthquakes and floods.

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FEMA: El Niño Increases Flooding, Landslide Risk In California

December 9, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A federal agency released plans Wednesday to manage the potential problems from El Niño in California, such as flooding and landslides.

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FEMA Discusses Next Steps In Butte Fire Recovery

September 25, 2015 | Steve Milne

FEMA officials today urged people in Calaveras County affected by the Butte Fire to register for assistance from the agency.

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Building In Natomas Could Resume In June

March 31, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has notified the City of Sacramento that building permits for Natomas may once again be issued as of mid-June. Applications will be accepted Wednesday morning.

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Sacramento FEMA Team Sent To Washington Mudslide

April 2, 2014

A Sacramento-area FEMA team has been called to Washington to help with search and rescue efforts that have been ongoing since a mudslide destroyed a small town a week-and-a-half ago.

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