How Can FEMA Help?

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Recovery Updates

Maui continues road to recovery six months after wildfires tore through Lahaina.

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New Small State, Rural Advocate

We are striving to make help accessible to everyone.

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Connecting the Arts

We are proud to support communities with the intersection of art, culture and resilience.

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Year in Review: Response and Recovery

We highlight our 2023 accomplishments, challenges and innovative solutions as we continue to face increasingly unique disasters.

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Major Disaster Declaration: Michigan

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from Aug. 24-26, 2023.

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Major Disaster Declaration: Maine

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from Dec. 17-21, 2023.

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Major Disaster Declaration: West Virginia

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, flooding and landslides from Aug. 28-30, 2023.

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Priorities

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Disaster Response & Recovery

Lead and coordinate federal response efforts after disasters and emergencies.

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Diverse group of FEMA employees

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.

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Individual Assistance
$9m

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

2024 Mitigation Grants
181

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

2024 Disaster Declarations
9

Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.

2024 Fire Incidents
1

Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.