Stories tagged with: State of Emergency

July 1, 2012 - 6:20am
2 years 3 weeks ago

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Friday's devastating storms.

The Federal Emergency Declaration allows the federal government to support Ohio with direct assistance such as generators and water in all 88 counties in the State of Ohio.

The emergency declaration...

June 30, 2012 - 11:25am
2 years 3 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich Saturday declared a State of Emergency for the entire State of Ohio after severe storms and high winds knocked out power for around one-million power company customers across two-thirds of the state.  The widespread outages could take up to a week to fully restore and together with the current severe heat wave could create crisis situations for the elderly, young children and those with sensitive medical conditions. The Governor's declaration authorizes state...

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