July 26, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This sweeping civil rights legislation expanded on the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibi
Western Montana has a history of large damaging earthquakes, and it remains seismically active.
The month of March was a hectic one for much of Region VIII. A series of severe winter storms created blizzard conditions and heavy snowfall over thousands of square miles, with other areas receiv
A rare discovery of intact historical archaeological sites in Colorado Springs has offered a glimpse into the life of the man who founded Colorado Springs. It has also highlighted the importance o
Residents in a City of North Ogden neighborhood will receive protection from future flash flooding and mudslides, thanks to a mitigation project designed and constructed by the City and funded larg
FEMA Region VIII’s Continuity Manager recently led continuity training workshops in Pierre, South Dakota and Bismarck North Dakota. The South Dakota event was centered around a potential active th
In 2013, severe storms with heavy rains buffeted 200 miles of Colorado’s Front Range, resulting in 17 counties being inundated by floods and landslides.
Tribal liaisons from the FEMA Region VIII External Affairs Office spent two busy days on the Flathead Indian Reservation on May 10-11 at the Montana Indian Nations Working Group.
Nearly 2000 people from more than 30 local, state and federal agencies participated in the Colorado Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness annual exercise on May 2, 2018. This large drill teste
FEMA Region VIII’s Response Division recently met with their state and local counterparts in Utah to inform them on the status of emergency planning for an earthquake along the Wasatch Fault Line.