How Can FEMA Help?

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FEMA Expands Access to Help Tribal Communities

On March 22, 2024 FEMA implemented the most significant updates to disaster assistance in the last 20 years that will help communities across Indian Country recover faster.  

Read the Updates

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April is Financial Capability Month

Before the next disaster, build an emergency financial first aid kit with personal financial and insurance information and medical records.

Get Prepared

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2024 Partnership Forum Stories of Resilience: Voices That Inspire April 2024 Held Every Thursday From 1 to 3 p.m. ET.

Stories of Resilience: Voices that Inspire

Join us on Thursdays in April to hear lessons learned and best practices on community resilience.

Register Online

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Major Disaster Declaration: Wrangell Cooperative Association

Individual assistance is now available for the areas affected by a severe storm, landslides and mudslides on Nov. 20, 2023.

Apply for DR-4763

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Major Disaster Declaration: Maine

Individual and public assistance is now available for the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from Jan. 9-13, 2024. 

Apply for DR-4764

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Major Disaster Declaration: Rhode Island

Individual assistance is now available for the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from Dec. 17-19, 2023.

Apply for DR-4765

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Major Disaster Declaration: Rhode Island

Individual assistance is now available for the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from Jan. 9-13, 2024.

Apply for DR-4766

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.

Learn More About FEMA's Priorities

Individual Assistance
$288.8m

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

2024 Mitigation Grants
363

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

2024 Disaster Declarations
21

Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.

2024 Fire Incidents
6

Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.