Celebrating Women’s Stories
This month, FEMA honors women who are making a difference for survivors through their dedication to disaster preparedness and response.
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Vermont
FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Vermont to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and flooding on Dec. 22-24, 2022.
- Press Release
- March 21, 2023
Episode 112: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness in Communities Near Chemical Stockpile Sites
On this episode, we'll learn more about Pueblo's annual CSEPP exercise - what goes into planning it and what it looks like as over 2000 local, state and federal partners come together to practice their plans in case an emergency were to occur at the Pueblo Chemical Depot.
- March 20, 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
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 millions) so far in 2023.
Number of hazard mitigation assistance sub-grants so far in 2023.
Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.
Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.