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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.

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The FEMA Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) travelled to North Dakota to help ensure potential disaster assistance applicants follow proper procurement requirements when receiving federal

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FEMA Region VIII flood insurance specialist Matt Buddie presents the City of Wheat Ridge, Colorado with a plaque recognizing the community’s work in floodplain management at a March 26 city council

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In my job leading the Risk Management Directorate within the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, I see the true impact of building codes and standards every day as my team works to imp

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When it comes to disasters, mother nature does not discriminate.

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This week marks completion of FEMA’s first month leading the Whole-of-America coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response.  While we have a way to go, I have no doubt that we will be successful in pro

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From the beginning, recovery has been a team effort. During the past three months, faith-based and community groups, private sector and local, state and federal officials joined forces with survivors to help rebuild lives and communities affected by the April tornadoes in Alabama. Much progress has been made.

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The April 2011 tornado outbreak in Alabama was so extensive and devastating that our long-term community recovery staff became engaged with the state and local communities from day one. It has become one of the largest deployments of ESF#14 since the program began in 2004.

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Last updated March 6, 2020