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How To Buy Flood Insurance

Did you know that the agent who helps you with your homeowners or renters insurance may also be able to help you with purchasing flood insurance. Here is a list of participating Write Your Own (WYO) companies.


This week PrepTalks features Daniel Homesy, the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) for the City Administrator’s Office of the City of San Francisco . He shares his tools for building resilient communities at the neighborhood level and why empowering neighbors to help themselves is the best way to prepare your community for any disaster.

FEMA Podcast

This week on the podcast, we sit down with the Mitigation Framework Leadership co-chairs to discuss the National Mitigation Investment strategy and how it's transformative for the way that we seek to prevent future loss from disasters.

Tropical Storm Barry

Residents impacted by Tropical Storm Barry please continue to follow instructions from your local officials. For more safety tips and news download the FEMA App

California Earthquake

California residents in the affected areas should follow the direction of state, tribal and local officials.  Aftershocks may continue and can be strong enough to do additional damage to weakened structures.


In our most recent blog post we discuss, Pet Preparedness and 10 items you'll need for your pets hurricane emergency kit.

There are new procedures in place to access your online FEMA assistance account on

FEMA Transportation

Want to provide transportation services to help FEMA with both steady-state and disaster response needs? Register your company with the FEMA Tender of Service Program!

Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018

On Oct. 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 into law, these reforms acknowledge the shared responsibility of disaster response and recovery, aim to reduce the complexity of FEMA and build the nation’s capacity for the next catastrophic event.