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Southeastern Tornadoes

FEMA continues to support the State of Alabama. Lee County residents start your recovery by visiting For a list of supplies that are still needed for survivors; call / text 2-1-1, or call United Way at 1-888-421-1266.

Youth Preparedness Council

Students in 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade who have engaged in community service, or are interested in emergency preparedness, are encouraged to apply. Applications are due March 31.

FEMA Podcast

 This week on the podcast, we dive into the details of the National Response Framework update and how it will emphasize stabilization of critical lifelines and coordination across the critical infrastructure sectors.

Youth Preparedness Camp

FEMA Region 10 is seeking 40 high-school aged youths representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska who will be selected to attend a Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Washington on 8/18-8/23. This will be an engaging and empowering way for teens to learn about and practice emergency preparedness. Applications are being accepted through March 15, 2019.

Winter Weather

 Check on family, friends, and neighbors who are at risk and may need assistance. More information on dealing with extreme cold visit Ready and

Hurricane Michael

Individuals or businesses that suffered damages from Hurricane Michael can check their eligibility for different types of disaster assistance online, by calling 800-621-3362, or by visiting a disaster recovery center.

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.

Hurricane Maria

FEMA continues to help both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to build back stronger. Survivors can view their status online or call 1-800-621-3362.

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