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Press Releases

BATON ROUGE, La. – Do you know, or are you a teen who has a passion for preparedness?

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FEMA granted the state of Hawaii $87.4 million to open multiple, state-led community vaccination sites.
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FEMA is seeking bids to contract medical personnel to help staff both federally supported and community vaccination centers around the country.
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DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Haskel

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BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Lake Charles will close permanently at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) announced today that $49,629,801 in federal funding has been made available to the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security for costs related to the County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of March 25, 2020.
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved nearly $10.7 million to rebuild the Facundo Bueso Annex at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) for i

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FEMA has now provided more than $3.16 billion to states, territories, tribes and Washington, D.C., for expenses related to COVID-19 vaccination at 100% federal cost share. These funds cover critical supplies, staffing, training and transportation needs that can help protect and save lives.  The agency has deployed 1,154 staff across the nation to support vaccine centers with federal personnel and technical assistance, with additional teams supporting virtually.
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FEMA granted the state of California $823 million to open up to 104 state-selected community vaccination sites.
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