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Press Releases

WASHINGTON -- Beginning Oct. 1, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will begin to offer more equitable and risk informed rates.
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A Disaster Recovery Center is opening Saturday, Sept. 25, in Warren County to help residents in New Jersey affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
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HARRISBURG - The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and FEMA opened two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) today in Bucks and York Counties to help those whose homes or personal property were affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida between August 31 - September 5, 2021.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California in combating the Fawn Fire burning in Shasta County.
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FEMA will open two Document Drop-off Centers -- one in Buncombe County and one in Transylvania County -- for survivors of Tropical Storm Fred to submit any required supporting documents for their disaster assistance application. Survivors may also register with FEMA at the sites.
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FEMA has approved a grant of $2,458,610 for the Bay County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to fund the upgrade of 14 traffic signals throughout the county.
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After a disaster, scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals often try to take advantage of disaster survivors. Federal and state emergency management officials urge residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity.
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Homeowners and renters in Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties with uninsured damage or losses from the Aug. 21 severe storms and flooding have until Oct. 25, 2021 to apply to FEMA for federal disaster assistance and to the U.S. Small Business Administration for low-interest disaster loans.
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Brooklyn, N.Y. – After you apply for disaster assistance from FEMA, you may be referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration. If you are referred to SBA, you should complete and submit the application.
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As FEMA’s National Preparedness Month continues through the end of September, it’s important to remember disasters can happen any time and being prepared for them starts at home. Communicating disaster readiness actions with the children in your household is important to ensure they know what to do when the unexpected occurs.
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