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This week, the National Weather Service reported that more than 72,650,000 people are under heat advisories and excessive heat watches and warnings across much of the Midwest, Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. With the extreme heat forecast expected to last throughout this week and possibly the next, FEMA is encouraging communities to prepare and protect themselves against this hazard.

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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from May 19-28, 2024.

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In honor of Pride Month, FEMA recognizes the importance of the LGBTQI+ community, celebrates the contributions of its diverse workforce and for the third successive year, unveiled the Progressive Pride Flag at FEMA Headquarters.

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FEMA-News-Desk@fema.dhs.gov
202-646-3272
Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

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Follow @FEMASpox and @FEMAPortavoz for latest news and activities.

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Regional Press Contacts

Region 1
617-551-0631

Region 2
347-416-3792

Region 3
215-931-5597

Region 4
770-220-5292

Region 5
312-408-4455

Region 6
940-898-5454

Region 7
816-283-7095

Region 8
303-235-4800

Region 9
510-627-7006

Region 10
425-487-4610

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