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The COVID-19 virus

Coronavirus Disease 2019

FEMA is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to execute a whole of government response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the public.

Coronavirus Rumor Control

Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, stay informed on what is rumor versus fact related to the coronavirus response.

Coronavirus Response: How to Help

Everyone has a role to play in the whole community fight against COVID-19. Learn how to help if you are a company with medical supplies to donate or sell, a volunteer who is medically trained, or  a member of the general public.

Tennessee Tornadoes

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding on March 3, 2020.

PrepTalks

Watch this PrepTalk from Dr. Howard Kunreuther, Co-Director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, discusses the processes and biases in decision-making under uncertainty.

Publication 1

We are excited to share our agency’s newly revised capstone doctrine, FEMA Publication 1: We Are FEMA.  Check it out to learn more about how we unite in our mission of helping people before, during, and after disasters.

Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018

On Oct. 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 into law. Learn more about how the new provisions move us forward towards becoming a prepared and resilient nation.