Press Releases

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $1 million to the State of Rhode Island to reimburse the state health department for the costs of implementing technology needed to detect and track infections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In June 1972, Hurricane Agnes caused widespread damage across the eastern United States. Five decades later, FEMA Region 3 and our partners are remembering this significant storm through an interagency website, videos, webinars, and other products and events.
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Oklahoma homeowners and renters in seven counties who sustained damage from the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 2-8 could be eligible for help from FEMA. The designated counties for FEMA Individual Assistance are Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole and Tulsa. The fastest and easiest way to apply for assistance is by visiting disasterassistance.gov.
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BOTHELL, Wash. – This fire season, FEMA is urging caution with any Fourth of July celebrations that include fireworks, campfires, or grilling and is encouraging residents to be mindful of rising temperatures heading into the summer season. While fireworks and outdoor gatherings go hand-in-hand with the holiday and summer months, they also intensify wildfire danger and may put lives at risk.
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This June, FEMA celebrated its LGBTQIA workforce and PRIDE all month long with several special events, including displaying an inclusive rainbow flag at FEMA National Response Coordination Center for the second time in the agency’s history. Similar displays were made at FEMA's 10 regional headquarters across the country.
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New Mexicans who applied for FEMA disaster assistance for the ongoing wildfires should stay in touch with FEMA to ensure the disaster assistance process stays on track.
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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm, tornadoes and flooding, May 2-8, 2022.
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FEMA announced that it has updated its mobile app -- in English and Spanish -- to give users increased personalization options and help them take charge of disasters. Downloading the app now is especially important as we enter peak hurricane and wildfire seasons.
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State and federal disaster officials today announce that additional aid is available in response to the severe flooding currently impacting the state.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding on May 12, 2022.
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