Press Releases

Search by Date
Enter date range to search between
New flood maps have been finalized and will become effective on Jan. 17, 2025, for Hays County, Texas. During the next six months, a FEMA compliance specialist will work with the community to update each floodplain ordinance and adopt these new flood maps.
illustration of page of paper
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Lone Rock Fire burning in Gilliam, Morrow and Wheeler counties, Oregon.
illustration of page of paper
Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review in Allen Parish, Louisiana. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements.
illustration of page of paper
Floridians who sustained loss from the May 10 severe storms and tornadoes have one month to apply for federal assistance. The deadline to apply is Aug. 19, 2024.
illustration of page of paper
FEMA is opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Cherokee on Saturday, July 20 to provide one-on-one help for people affected by recent flooding and severe storms.
illustration of page of paper
After Texans apply for FEMA assistance, a home inspection may be necessary to help determine whether the home is safe, sanitary and livable.
illustration of page of paper
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region 9 Administrator authorized the use of federal funds on July 16 at 7:00 p.m. PDT / 10:00 p.m. EDT to assist the state of Nevada to combat the Spring Valley Fire burning in Douglas County.
illustration of page of paper
Four projects in the island municipalities of Vieques and Culebra are in design or construction thanks to an allocation of over $6.4 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In Vieques, the funds will be used to repair the Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport and the Luis González Camareno Municipal Coliseum, while in Culebra they will be used for the Government Center and the Multi-Use Center.
illustration of page of paper
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Texas Fire burning in Latah and Nez Perce Counties, Idaho.
illustration of page of paper
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The state-federal Disaster Recovery Center at the Nicholas County Office of Emergency Services in Summersville is closing permanently tomorrow, Thursday, July 18, 2024, at 6 p.m. Residents of all counties can continue to visit other DRCs in West Virginia. To locate a center, check the FEMA app or visit DRC Locator (fema.gov). If you have received a letter from FEMA about your application status, visit a DRC to learn more about next steps.  DRC staff can help you submit additional information or supporting documentation for FEMA to continue to process your application and answer any questions you may have.
illustration of page of paper