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2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity

DHS recently announced the funding opportunity for the eight preparedness grant programs totaling nearly $1.8 billion. The grant programs provide funding to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from and mitigating terrorist attacks, major disasters and other


African American History Month

In February, FEMA joins the nation in celebrating African American History Month. The national theme for 2020 is “African Americans and the Vote.”  The theme speaks to the ongoing struggle for the African American right to vote.

Puerto Rico Earthquakes

Federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by earthquakes beginning on Dec. 28, 2019, and continuing.


Watch this PrepTalk from Kate Konschnik, Director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, dives into the fundamentals of how electricity is generated in the U.S.

FEMA Podcast

Listen to this week's episode of the FEMA Podcast,  we talk with Antwane Johnson, director of FEMA's integrated public alert and warning program about this incredible capability and how these upgrades serve an important role in our nation's public safety and national security communications infrastructure.

Publication 1

We are excited to share our Agency’s newly revised capstone doctrine: “FEMA Publication 1: We Are FEMA.”  Check it out to learn more about how we unite in our mission of helping people before, during, and after disasters.

Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018

On Oct. 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 into law. Learn more about how the new provisions move us forward towards becoming a prepared and resilient nation.