Ala. city council likely will forgo FEMA grant for tornado shelters

04/23/2013 | AL.com (Alabama)

The Pelham, Ala., City Council is poised to decline a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that would fund as many as five tornado shelters. Councilors say a previous council applied for the grant after tornadoes damaged parts of Alabama in 2011. However, tornadoes can be predicted three days in advance using technology, giving residents time to prepare and negating a need for shelters, Mayor Gary Waters says.

View Full Article in:

AL.com (Alabama)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Executive Director
Tyler Clementi Foundation
New York, NY
Executive Director
Garden State Equality
Montclair, NJ
Major Gifts Officer
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
New York, NY
Individual Giving Manager
PENCIL, Inc
New York, NY
Research Director, Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Law & Public Policy
UCLA School of Law
Los Angeles, CA