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Puerto Rico Earthquakes


Federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by earthquakes beginning on Dec. 28, 2019, and continuing.


FEMA Podcast

Listen to this week's episode of the FEMA Podcast,  we sit down with FEMA’s Administrator, Pete Gaynor to talk about how Pub 1 and these core values form the foundation of who we are, what we believe, and who we want to be.

Pete Gaynor

I was sworn in by Acting Secretary Wolf as the 11th Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. I am grateful for this honor to lead the men and women of FEMA as we help people before, during, and after disasters. Click to read more.


Watch this PrepTalk from Daniel Homsey from the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) for the City Administrator’s Office of the City of San Francisco as he shares tools for building resilient communities at the neighborhood level.

Holiday Travel Tips

Holidays are about spending time with the people you care about. Visit our Safe Travels page for tips about how to get to your destination safely for the holidays.

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.

Community Lifelines Implementation Toolkit 2.0

FEMA has released the Community Lifelines Implementation Toolkit 2.0 and the Incident Stabilization Guide, which provide updated information and resources to better understand and implement Community Lifelines throughout the emergency javascript:void('p')management community.

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.