Press Releases

Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Ellis County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements.
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FEMA has provided more than $7 Million in additional funds to support Utah COVID response efforts
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DENVER – Updates to Larimer County, Colorado’s flood insurance rate maps are nearing completion. The new maps will provide Larimer County with more accurate flood risk information that can help local officials and residents make informed decisions about reducing flood risks and purchasing flood insurance.
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Updates to Wheatland County, Montana’s flood insurance rate maps are nearing completion. The new maps will provide portions of the Musselshell River and Antelope Creek in Wheatland County with more accurate flood risk information that can help local officials and residents make informed decisions about reducing flood risks and purchasing flood insurance.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $11.6 million to the State of Vermont to reimburse the costs of providing testing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced the Biden Administration through FEMA will commit $33 million for two funding opportunities to enhance dam safety efforts across the nation, including $15 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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FEMA and AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, celebrated the 10th anniversary of FEMA Corps and a five-year renewal of the inter-agency reimbursable work agreement during an event at FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C. today.
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is bringing together federal and state agencies as well as legal aid services under one roof to offer their services and resources to families recovering from the Dec. 10-11 tornadoes. The Disaster Recovery Resource Fair will be held on May 21 from 10 a.m. CT to 4 p.m. CT at the high school gym in Mayfield.
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Representatives from FEMA will host a virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Madison County, Ohio, on May 24, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. ET. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).
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FEMA and the state of New Mexico are committed to providing disaster assistance to people with disabilities and access and functional needs. Assistance is also available for those who communicate in languages other than English.
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