Main Content

Montana

FEMA Helps Fund Dam Removal as Part of Innovative Public-Private Partnership

DENVER – Built in 1904, Rattlesnake Creek Dam played an integral part of the water supply for the City of Missoula, Montana. But at more than a century old, the dam is no longer in use and is a potential hazard to its environment and local community. Without its removal, FEMA estimates Rattlesnake Dam could cause more than $6 million in damages if it failed.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Montana

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Montana para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado, tribus y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Montana Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Montana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

FEMA Funds Help Create Greater Awareness of Seismic Activity in Big Sky Country

Western Montana has a history of large damaging earthquakes, and it remains seismically active. Many of these earthquakes occur along faults that do not extend to the Earth's surface and are thus unmapped and unknown.  Thanks to a new program developed in Montana with the assistance of funding from FEMA, area residents will now have a greater understanding of the threat earthquakes pose.

FEMA AUTHORIZES FUNDS TO HELP FIGHT MONTANA’S NORTH HILLS FIRE

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the North Hills Fire in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.

FEMA Region VIII Administrator Lee K. dePalo approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the state’s request early Sunday morning.

Montana Receives FEMA Integration Team

DENVER – Montana recently welcomed the first member of its own FEMA Integration Team (FIT). FITs allow FEMA staff to be directly embedded with state emergency management agencies to provide improved coordination and collaboration. In Montana, the FIT will help Montana Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) stay closely connected with FEMA Region VIII in Denver, Colorado.

 

Programas de Asistencia Federal para el Estado de Montana

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Montana.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales, tribales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

Presidente Donald J. Trump Aprueba una Declaración por Desastre Mayor en Montana

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Montana para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área afectada por inundación del 20 de marzo al 10 de abril de 2019. 

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana

The 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 Montana.

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

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Montana

WASHINGTON – 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 flooding on March 20 to April 10, 2019.