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July 20, 2015
CHEYENNE, WYO. – In less than two weeks, federal and state disaster assistance in the form of grants and low-interest loans for Wyoming families and individuals impacted by the May 24-June 6 severe...
July 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Colorado to supplement...
July 16, 2015
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Colorado.Assistance...
July 15, 2015
CHEYENNE, WYO. – Today President Obama announced additional disaster assistance will be available for Wyoming communities impacted by the May 24 - June 6 flooding and severe storms.  Assistance for...
July 7, 2015
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Wyoming.Assistance...
July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Wyoming and ordered...
April 29, 2015
DENVER – Thursday, April 30, is America’s PrepareAthon! National Day of Action, a grassroots campaign for action to get families, organizations and whole communities better prepared for emergencies....
March 18, 2015
DENVER – The FEMA temporary housing mission serving Colorado came to a close March 14, 2015.  In the aftermath of the 2013 Colorado flooding, FEMA brought in more than 50 manufactured homes to areas...
March 16, 2015
DENVER – Union County, S.D., is scheduled to be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on May 18, 2015, unless the county is able to address program...
October 23, 2014
With the winter season approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds individuals to be prepared for winter storms and extreme cold. While the danger of severe winter weather...
October 10, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement...
October 10, 2014
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for Montana.Assistance for the State...
September 10, 2014
FEMA Public Assistance Program Overview (as of August 25, 2014) The FEMA Public Assistance program provides funding for emergency actions undertaken by communities as well as aid to repair or replace...
September 10, 2014
DENVER – It’s been one full year since historic flooding forced many Colorado residents from their homes. As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues partnering with the State of...
September 10, 2014
  FEDERAL AGENCY ASSISTANCE OVERVIEW Immediately following the historic September 2013 flooding in Colorado, federal agencies coordinated in a unified approach. Some federal agencies provided...
September 10, 2014
In the aftermath of the 2013 Colorado floods, FEMA and other agencies brought in personnel from all over the country to assist.   At the other end of the spectrum were 54 local residents that FEMA...
September 10, 2014
DENVER – One year after devastating historic flooding, a team of specialized recovery partners is working together in a unified approach to environmental and historic preservation. The top objective...
September 10, 2014
1                      Joint Field Office established to coordinate recovery efforts (located in Centennial) 11                    Number of counties designated for FEMA’s Individual Assistance...
September 10, 2014
DENVER – When Colorado’s historic rains fell last September, help came quickly. Resources went to areas that needed it most thanks, in part, to the innovative work of the Federal Emergency Management...
September 10, 2014
FEMA Individual Assistance Program Overview (as of August 25, 2014) Individual Assistance Programs Residents of 11 Colorado counties were able to register for Individual Assistance with FEMA....