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Proposed Flood Map Reflects Changes to Grand County Flood Risk, Insurance Rates - 90-Day Appeal Period for Filing Appeals and Comments Begins February 14, 2019

DENVER — A portion of Grand County’s flood insurance rate map update for Pack Creek is nearing completion. The new maps will provide Grand 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.

The mapping project was prepared by Grand County and is part of a nationwide effort led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase local knowledge of flood risks and support actions to address and reduce those risks.

FEMA-funded Project Helps Protect 200 Utah Homes

Residents in a City of North Ogden neighborhood will receive protection from future flash flooding and mudslides, thanks to a mitigation project designed and constructed by the City and funded largely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

FEMA Authorizes Funds to Help Fight Bald Mountain Fire in Utah County, Utah

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 Bald Mountain Fire in Utah County, Utah.

FEMA Deputy Regional Administrator Nancy Dragani approved the State of Utah’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the state’s request Friday evening.

FEMA TO PROVIDE NEARLY $2 MILLION DOLLARS TO HELP RETROFIT HOMES AGAINST EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a community built along the Wasatch Fault.

The money will go toward roof-to-wall connections and chimney bracing as part of Utah’s Fix The Bricks program, and will enhance life safety for residents during an earthquake.

FEMA Authorizes Funds to Help Fight Hilltop 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 Hilltop Fire in Sanpete County, Utah, southeast of Indianola.

FEMA Regional Administrator Lee K. dePalo approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the state’s request Monday evening.

FEMA AUTHORIZES FUNDS TO HELP FIGHT UTAH’S DOLLAR RIDGE 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 Dollar Ridge Fire in Wasatch and Duchesne Counties in Utah.

 

PROPOSED IRON COUNTY FLOOD MAP REFLECTS CHANGES TO LOCAL FLOOD RISK, INSURANCE RATES

CEDAR CITY, UTAH – Iron County’s Flood Insurance Rate Map update for portions of Parowan Creek, Coal Creek, Quichapa Channel, Greens Lake, Squaw Creek, Cross Hollow, Shurtz Creek, and other floodplain refinements are nearing completion. The new maps will provide Iron County communities with more accurate flood risk information that can help local officials and residents make informed decisions about reducing flood risks and purchasing flood insurance.

FEMA In Your Community: FEMA Helps Utah Prepare for the Worst on Wasatch

FEMA Region VIII’s Response Division recently met with their state and local counterparts in Utah to inform them on the status of emergency planning for an earthquake along the Wasatch Fault Line. In four separate meetings with state emergency management officials, county emergency managers and Special Emergency Response Teams (SERT) and public sector stakeholders, FEMA staff informed meeting attendees of the earthquake response plan and received initial input on issues they presented.

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

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

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