Press Releases

FEMA released a national tribal strategy -- the agency’s first ever -- to better address its responsibilities to federally recognized tribal nations when responding to and preparing for disasters affecting tribal lands.
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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell joined FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson at the National Community Emergency Response Team conference today in Galveston, wrapping up a two-day trip to Texas.
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A FEMA disaster recovery center will reopen on Monday, Aug. 22, in Hazelwood (St. Louis County) to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25—28 flooding and severe storms.
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If you applied for FEMA assistance and have not received a response or if your application was deemed ineligible, we’re probably missing some vital information. At present, we have applications that cannot be processed due to missing insurance documents or other required information.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $1.1 million to the State of Connecticut to reimburse the City of Hartford for the costs of protecting the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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FEMA, MDEM and Baltimore host Building Resilience Infrastructure and Communities News Conference at MedStar Health on August 22, 2022 at 8:30am
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Special FEMA inspection teams will make door-to-door visits to homes where inspectors have attempted to contact survivors three or more times and had difficulty doing so.
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Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers are opening Aug. 18, 2022, in Leslie and Martin counties to assist Kentucky flood survivors who experienced loss from the Eastern Kentucky flooding.
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If you sustained damage from the May 2-8 tornadoes, storms and flooding, and initially did not receive FEMA assistance because of insurance coverage, you may now be eligible. If your insurance did not cover all damages or if your reimbursement is delayed, FEMA may be able to help.
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FEMA knows these are difficult times, and while the storm has passed and recovery efforts have started, FEMA and our federal partners want Kentuckians to know we are here for the long haul. As FEMA spokesman Jeremy Edwards said, “We know these are incredibly difficult times, and we want to help you.”
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