Events

FEMA hosts virtual and in-person events to provide training, assist disaster survivors, share hiring opportunities, and promote other activities related to helping people before, during and after disasters.



FEMA is seeking public comments on the draft version of the “Restoration and Recovery Guide for Private-Public Partnerships”.

FEMA seeks public feedback on the National Incident Management System Information and Communications Technology Functional Guidance.

This webinar will provide details on how communities should factor in environmental historic preservation, regulations, executive orders, and laws when planning projects.

Live session providing an overview of the National Exercise Program (NEP) and how to request exercise assistance through the Fall 2022 Exercise Support Round.

The FEMA Region 5 Youth Preparedness Council will be leading a discussion to help us better understand how to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities during disasters. The audience for the webinar is adults, educators, and youth. We would like to foster a multi-generational learning opportunity to create a lasting legacy of preparedness.

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FEMA Region 5 and the America Red Cross will be presenting tools to educate and empower the public to act in an emergency situation and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives.

The one-hour virtual trainings will be facilitated by GPD’s Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) and will cover the federal rules that allow for noncompetitive (“sole source”) procurements along with important compliance considerations when exercising these flexibilities.


Hazard Mitigation planning partners from all over New England are invited to join this free FEMA Region 1 workshop!

The one-hour virtual trainings will be facilitated by GPD’s Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) and will cover the federal rules that allow for noncompetitive (“sole source”) procurements along with important compliance considerations when exercising these flexibilities.

This training will educate recipients and subrecipients on the federal procurement rules applicable when purchasing in support of FEMA mitigation grant awards.

Past Events


Join us Sept. 28th for the Youth & Family Preparedness Webinar Hosted By FEMA Region 3 Featuring Nick Kosir the Dancing Weatherman and Toni Trucks, Actress.
Join FEMA Region 3 for our Preparedness Webinar focused on encouraging youth and families to prepare for the challenges disasters may bring

FEMA R3 National Preparedness Month Youth and Family Webinar
Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing your family and your home shouldn’t wait either. Disasters affect everyone, and it’s important to teach our children how to prepare for disasters and emergencies. Join FEMA Region 3 for an engaging overview of youth and family disaster preparedness tools and resources as we observe National Preparedness Month.

Join us for an overview and live demonstration of the recently-updated Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool (RAPT).

Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN) training helps houses of worship and other community-based organizations that provide essential services so their community stays “open” during disasters. This free training will empower participants to take 10 steps to keep their faith-based organization operating in the event of a disaster; create a disaster response plan; ensure the safety of staff, volunteers and members; and stay strong in the face of emergencies.

Live session providing an overview of the National Exercise Program (NEP) and how to request exercise assistance through the Fall 2022 Exercise Support Round.
Last updated November 2, 2020