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Miyamoto’s Dr. Anna Lang Appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council

September 1, 2017 - in News, People

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Miyamoto International Research Analyst Dr. Anna Lang was appointed to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week. The 35-member council provides advice to FEMA through recommendations…

Dewberry Teams Provide Technical Analyses; On-Site Assessments Following Major Flooding Events

April 24, 2017 - in News, Projects, Water

Dozens of Dewberry employees have supported the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with technical analyses of flood impacts and on-site damage…

Virtual Reality Shows Impacts of Sea Level Rise

August 8, 2016 - in Corporate, News

SAN MATEO COUNTY, Calif. -  Look Ahead - San Mateo, an innovative education campaign utilizing augmented reality technology, launched on August 4 to…

Atkins Upgrades FloodMap Desktop

July 7, 2016 - in Modeling, Planning, Products, Stormwater

Atkins, one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, has released the newest version of its FloodMap Desktop (FMD) software system for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood hazard mapping. FMD is the first…

Dewberry Joint Venture to Provide Severe Storm Recovery Support in Texas

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was recently awarded a task order to provide disaster recovery support to Texas communities impacted by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, winter storms, and flooding. The award was made under…

Report Offers FEMA Guidance for Analyzing Options for Increasing the Affordability of Flood Insurance

December 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

WASHINGTON -- A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies an approach for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to evaluate policy options for making premiums through the National…

New Orleans Receives a $2 Billion Settlement from FEMA for post-Hurricane Katrina Reconstruction

December 14, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Stormwater

Last week, New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a $2 billion settlement from FEMA to fix the city's deteriorating interior streets and the sewer and water lines beneath them. These funds, along with the fees assessed to residents will kick off a construction…

Dewberry to Support Three FEMA HMTAP Task Orders

December 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Fairfax, Va., Dec. 11, 2015—Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, will proceed with three task orders under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program (HMTAP). Dewberry will help the…

Multiagency Team Working to Reduce Erosion and Flooding Threat in Eastern Washington

December 11, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Erosion control

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Washington’s devastating 2014 and 2015 wildfire seasons put vast areas of the state at risk of erosion and flooding, posing additional dangers to residents and communities.  Today, a collaborative effort among all levels of government…

Four Agencies Join with NIST to Co-Sponsor New Community Resilience Panel

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Four federal agencies have joined with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to sponsor a new independent panel devoted to reducing barriers to community resilience—the capacity to prepare for anticipated hazards, adapt to changing conditions,…