The Echo Mountain Complex wildfire is 90 percent contained, according to emergency service officials.
If Congress passes new legislation offering COVID-19 relief, people who received $300 payments from the Lost Wages Assistance program may need to return it if the payments overlap.
President Donald Trump signed several executive orders Saturday which extend payroll cuts and a moratorium on evictions, as well as diverting funds to provide $400 in weekly enhanced unemployment benefits.
Thousands of residents of San Bernardino and Riverside counties have been threatened by the wildfire.
Hurricane Hanna hit the Texas coastal bend Saturday close to where Hurricane Harvey made landfall in 2017. Harvey was the last hurricane to slam the Lone Star State prior to Hanna.
Hospitalizations in Texas climbed to 9,869 on Thursday, the highest level recorded in the state since early April.
The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1, but there have already been two named storms.
Social distancing will force authorities along the south and east coast to rethink how they manage people who must evacuate their homes in the event of a disaster.
The number of new daily confirmed infections from the novel virus will surge by about 700 percent by the end of May, according to the projections.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis said that the state did not announce a recent shipment of coronavirus test kits because "we simply didn't know if anybody would swoop in" and take the shipment.
A heatwave is also ravishing the Desert Southwest, making California more vulnerable to landslides.
"Notwithstanding how this government has talked about the Defense Production Act, it has used it regularly in a wide range of areas," one former FEMA official said.
The supply is potentially enough to treat up to 1.6 million patients.
"Some level of mitigation will be needed until vaccines or broad community immunity is achieved for recovering communities," the plan states.
FEMA was "fighting the last war"—worrying about Russia-—even as COVID-19 became a national emergency.
"The states are doing it, and we're backing them up, but we've got 4 million N95 respirators," Trump said Thursday.
The index is an informal metric used to determine the severity of a disaster, such as a hurricane.
While the administration has in the past claimed that testing was available to anyone who needed it, this assertion has not been borne out in reality.
"We will overcome the threat of the virus," Trump said in a Rose Garden ceremony at the White House.
Even though the rain is expected not to last long, minor street flooding is possible
A guide on how to prepare for extreme winter weather and what to do if travelers get stuck in cold temperatures.
California's annual "drought" or dry season––long associated with wildfire risk––lasts from late spring through early fall, irrespective of decision making by state leadership.
FEMA Deputy Administrator Daniel Kaniewski told Newsweek that residents from Florida to the Carolinas should be reviewing their finances and evacuation routes, refueling their cars and monitoring local news.
Trump reportedly decided to move millions from FEMA's disaster relief fund to boost resources to migrant detention at the southern border.
The FEMA money was intended for victims of flooding that killed 23 people in West Virginia in 2016.
Robert Brower, 45, was paid to repair the home of a Hurricane Sandy victim. Instead, prosecutors say he stole the money.
"The California Fire Fighters, FEMA and First Responders are amazing and very brave."