How Can FEMA Help?

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1. It is time to prepare---gather supplies, make a plan and check your insurance coverage.

Be in the Know

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Be #SummerReady

Learn how to stay safe and cool from extreme heat impacting many states across the U.S.

Get Tips

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Careers at FEMA

Use your talents to support Americans in their times of greatest need.

Join Our Team

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Major Disaster Declaration: Florida

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on May 10, 2024.

Apply for DR-4794

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Oklahoma!

Major Disaster Declaration: Oklahoma

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on May 10, 2024.

Apply for DR-4791

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Major Disaster Declaration: Mississippi

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding on May 19-28, 2024.

Apply for DR-4790

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Major Disaster Declaration: Arkansas

Individual assistance is now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding on May 24-27, 2024.

Apply for DR-4788

Priorities

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Disaster Response & Recovery

Lead and coordinate federal response efforts after disasters and emergencies.

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Equity

Instill equity as a foundation of emergency management.

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Climate Resilience

Lead whole of community in climate resilience.

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Readiness

Promote and sustain a ready FEMA and prepared nation.

Learn More About FEMA's Priorities

Individual Assistance
$630.8m

Grants to disaster survivors (in millions) so far in 2024.

2024 Mitigation Grants
656

Number of hazard mitigation assistance sub-grants so far in 2024.

2024 Disaster Declarations
57

Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.

2024 Fire Incidents
15

Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.