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FEMA has awarded $2.3 million to the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (CDFPC) to cover costs of fighting the Spring Creek and Chateau wildfires that impacted portions of Colorado in late June of 2018. The funds are provided by FEMA’s Public Assistance program under Fire Management Assistance declarations for Colorado issued on June 28 and 30, 2018, in response to the wildfires.

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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced the 2022-2023 Youth Preparedness Council members.

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Jamie Casterton is a Public Affairs Specialist at FEMA Region 8. She joined the agency in November 2018 and have been with our regional office in Denver, Colorado since May 2020.

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FEMA has approved $7.5 million in additional Public Assistance funding for the COVID-19 response in Utah. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued April 4, 2020. FEMA has provided more than $284 million for the Utah COVID-19 response to date with this additional funding.

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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and flooding from June 10, 2022 and continuing.

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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and flooding from June 10, 2022 and continuing.

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New flood maps have been developed for Mineral County, Montana. If residents or businesses feel there is an error in the map, they have a 90-day period to provide scientific or engineering data.

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Updates to Mineral County, Montana’s flood insurance rate maps are nearing completion. The new maps will provide portions of the Clark Fork and St. Regis Rivers and several tributary streams in Mineral County with more accurate flood risk information that can help local officials and residents make informed decisions about reducing flood risks and purchasing flood insurance.

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Paul is a Regional Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist at FEMA Region 8. He started with FEMA as a local hire in early 2005 to support disaster recovery after four strong hurricanes hit Florida in just a matter of weeks.

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FEMA has approved an additional $2.2 million in Public Assistance funding to help Montanans recover from severe storms that impacted five northeast Montana counties in June of 2021. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued August 13, 2021. FEMA has now provided more than $2.4 million in total Public Assistance funds for the disaster recovery effort in northeast Montana to date.

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