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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New York
FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New York to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm Dec. 23-28, 2022.
- Press Release
- March 16, 2023
Telling Stories that Matter During Women’s History Month
The stories we tell about each other are important portals to our past and windows to our futures. For more than 40 years, the United States has observed Women’s History Month to recognize the contributions of women whose actions have change the course of our nation in ways both great and small. FEMA joins this celebration of the women who shaped our nation and the world.
- March 15, 2023
Episode 111: Understanding the Importance of Protecting Your Property with Flood Insurance
On this episode, we sit down with David Maurstad from the National Flood Insurance Program to talk about misconceptions and how it's designed to help residents and business owners protect the life they've built with flood insurance.
- March 2, 2023
East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment Emergency Response
For information on the federal response to the Ohio train derailment, visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment Emergency Response webpage.
- Featured Webpage
- February 27, 2023
Helping the LGBTQIA+ Community Before Disasters: Preparedness and Mitigation Considerations
The first of two roundtables will focus on Mitigation for LGBTQIA+ communities. In April, the second roundtable will focus on Recovery efforts for LGBTQIA+ communities with a report to be published in June. The roundtable will identify:What are existing activities that incorporate LGBTQIA+ considerations into disaster preparedness? What are the gaps in existing activities and What are actionable and creative solutions to address these gaps?
- March 16, 2023
Grants to disaster survivors (in billions) in 2022.
Number of hazard mitigation assistance sub-grants awarded in 2022.
Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.
Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.