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Children and Disasters

In our latest PREPTalk, Dr. Lori Peek discusses how to reduce the vulnerability of children to disasters with five specific ideas

FEMA released its 2017 Hurricane Season FEMA After-Action Report

The report identified 18 key findings across five focus areas and offered targeted, agency-wide recommendations for improvements as well as broader lessons for the whole emergency management community.

Hawaii Volcano Activity

Stay up-to-date with current updates and news from local officials and visit Ready.gov for safety tips.

Statement on Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Extension

Statement on the extension of the TSA program for survivors from Puerto Rico until July 23.

FEMA Podcast

In this week’s podcast, find out how Waverly, Indiana addressed repeat flooding incidents by moving the entire town out of harm’s way.

Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico: no longer accepting applications as of 06/18/18. U.S. Virgin Islands: no longer accepting applications as of 01/08/18. View your status online or at a disaster recovery center.

Strategic Plan

We invite all of our stakeholders and partners to read the new Strategic Plan; and A New Vision for Emergency Management.

Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report

The 2017 Interim Report studies several hazard categories including riverine flood, hurricane surge, wind, earthquake, and Wildland-Urban Interface Fire.