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FEMA Launches Integration Team in Idaho

BOTHELL, Wash. – Idaho is now one of 10 states to have FEMA staff assigned to its emergency management agency. The FEMA Integration Team (FIT) will provide technical and training assistance on FEMA’s programs and continuous on-site support to the state.


Wishing You #SafeTravels this Holiday Season

BOTHELL, Wash. – More than 54 million Americans are projected to journey at least 50 miles from home for Thanksgiving this year to be with loved ones, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). In our mission to ensure that everyone arrives at their destinations safely, we at FEMA Region 10 have travel tips for parents, road trippers, air passengers, international travelers and pet owners.

Flood Preparedness is Part of Winter Readiness

BOTHELL, Wash. – Winter in the Northwest can be cold and wet. Long days of rain and melting snow can lead to flooding. That is why Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 advises residents to make flood preparedness part of their winter readiness plan.

FEMA Selects Two Teens from Idaho to Launch Region 10 Youth Preparedness Council

BOTHELL, Wash. – Two teens from Idaho have been selected to be part of the inaugural Region 10 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Idaho Office of Emergency Management (IOEM) announced Wednesday. The YPC currently has nine members representing the four states of Region 10 – Idaho, Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Grant Funds to Help Fight the Grassy Ridge Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Grassy Ridge Fire burning in Clark County, Idaho.

30 Years of Hazard Mitigation, FEMA and the State of Idaho highlight local success stories

Each $1 spent on mitigation can save $6 on disaster recovery.

Boise, Idaho – For years, when heavy or even moderate rainfall happened in the City of Blackfoot, Idaho, it wasn’t unusual to have chronic flooding in streets and homes. It was a problem that plagued the Bingham County town of roughly 13,000 people for years. Thanks to the federal Hazard Mitigation Grant, the city is addressing the stormwater drainage issue. The undertaking will save thousands of dollars that would otherwise be used trying to respond to such events each year.

Programas de asistencia federal para la recuperación por desastre en el estado de Idaho

A continuación un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que pueden estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado de Idaho.

Asistencia para el estado y los gobiernos tribales y locales elegibles según se requiera:

El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara desastre en Idaho

WASHINGTON, DC – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Idaho para complementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales, locales y tribales en el área impactada por inundaciones del 29 de marzo al 15 de junio de 2017.

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Idaho

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Idaho.

Assistance for State, Tribal and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Idaho

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Idaho to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from March 29 to June 15, 2017.

Federal funding is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by flooding in Ada and Canyon counties.