Press Releases

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved nearly $600 million for the purchase of materials and equipment needed to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid. The federal share will allow for the advance purchase of materials, so that resources will be available once the reconstruction work begins.
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the State of New Mexico by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken in the State of New Mexico as a result of wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5, 2022, and continuing.
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FEMA’s U.S. Fire Administration released the “Wildland Urban Interface: A Look at Issues and Resolutions,” report earlier this week.
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The remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Dorado and Toa Baja will close permanently on Saturday, June. 11. Survivors who live in the designated municipalities of Cataño, Dorado, Toa Baja, Vega Alta, and Vega Baja can continue to visit the temporary centers to complete late applications for disaster assistance or to get additional guidance until Saturday.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $144,454,782 in federal funding has been made available to the Wisconsin Department of Administration for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 4, 2020.
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Communities across the nation can refer to a new resource released by FEMA’s Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) and NASA, with support from many partners, to learn how they can address the climate crisis.
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Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the City of Cabot and unincorporated areas of Lonoke County, Arkansas.
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FEMA is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on its Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).
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Agencies launch new interactive Agnes website and announce public anniversary events.
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MAYFIELD, Ky. – Evidence of clean-up and recovery is beginning to show in the heart of this tornado- stricken city. Downtown streets are mostly passable, the bricks and rubble from shattered buildings removed from some blocks. The site of the demolished candle factory that drew the sympathy of the nation is now a vacant lot.
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