News, Media & Events: Alabama


Virtual presentation provided by FEMA Careers held the first Wednesday of each month. Topics include a FEMA overview, federal resume writing tips, navigating, and additional resources.

FEMA is seeking public feedback from partners, stakeholders, and the general public on the Achieving Equitable Recovery: A Post Disaster Guide for Local Officials (“Equity Guide”), developed by the Community Assistance Branch, Interagency Coordination Division, Recovery Directorate.

Helping the LGBTQIA+ Community Before Disasters: Preparedness and Mitigation Considerations; March 28, 2023  2:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST; Images of Panelists including Jono Anzalone, PhD, Dr. Michael Méndez, Maggie Jarry, Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart
The DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Out for Sustainability (Out4S) are co-hosting a roundtable with private nonprofits, emergency managers, local and state governments, faith-based organizations, and other stakeholders that work in disaster preparedness and relief.

Preparedness Tips

A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

PRATTVILLE, Ala.– Repairing or rebuilding your home? Disaster survivors who are working on their homes after the Jan.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 22, 2023
While the March 16, 2023, disaster assistance registration deadline has passed, there is still help available for survivors of Alabama’s Jan.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | March 21, 2023
PRATTVILLE, Ala.– Alabama homeowners and renters who sustained damage to their primary property due to the Jan. 12 severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes have one day left to apply for federal assistance.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 16, 2023