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Hurricane Florence

We’re closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Florence. Download the FEMA App for weather and alerts and signup for safety messages via text message.


National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Learn how to prepare your family and home at Ready.govDisasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Are you prepared? Have a family communications plan, cash on hand, a battery-powered radio handy, and a plan for pets. Visit to learn these and other preparedness tips.

FEMA Podcast

This week on the podcast, we discuss our Surge Capacity Force, a cadre of federal employees who help affected communities by supporting FEMA with urgent response and recovery efforts.

Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico: Transitional Sheltering Assistance has been extended to 09/13/2018. Transportation Assistance has been extended to 09/14/2018.” U.S. Virgin Islands: no longer accepting applications as of 01/08/18. View your status online or at a disaster recovery center.

There are new procedures in place to access your online FEMA assistance account on