Are You Ready?
Hurricane season starts soon and will be here before we know it. Start planning now so you can be prepared for whatever comes your way.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced $1.6 billion for eight fiscal year 2022 preparedness grant programs.
- Press Release
- May 13, 2022
On this episode, we sat down with two State Public Information Officers to discuss the importance of getting lifesaving information to the public during disasters. Greg Robinson, from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, and Malary White, from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, highlight the challenges and successes they have seen during their careers as PIOs in the emergency management field.
- May 12, 2022
While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has many forecasting tools to gather and interpret data at its disposal such as radar, satellites and computer models and satellite imagery, the best data comes from the inside the actual storm.
- May 9, 2022
New Mexico homeowners and renters in the five counties, who sustained damage from the wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5 and continuing, could be eligible for help from FEMA.
- Press Release
- May 6, 2022
FEMA Seeks Public Feedback on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Programmatic Deadlines
FEMA’s Public Assisitance Program is seeking public feedback on a draft policy will establish Public Assistance programmatic and implementation deadlines across all COVID-19 emergency and major disaster declarations and describes application of the 100% cost share through July 1, 2022, and 90% federal cost share effective July 2, 2022.
- April 28, 2022
Grants to disaster survivors (in millions) so far in 2022.
Number of hazard mitigation assistance sub-grants awarded so far in 2022.
Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.
Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.