News, Media & Events: Iowa
2022-12-07T23:00:00 2023-12-08T00:00:00 Virtual Dec 7, 2022 Dec 8, 2023 Dec 7, 2022 EST - Dec 8, 2023 12:00 a.m. EST
Virtual presentation provided by FEMA Careers held the first Wednesday of each month. Topics include a FEMA overview, federal resume writing tips, navigating USAjobs.gov, and additional resources.
2023-02-15T08:00:00 2023-04-28T17:00:00 Important Date Feb 15, 2023 Apr 28, 2023 Feb 15, 2023 - Apr 28, 2023
FEMA Seeks Public Feedback on Achieving Equitable Recovery: A Post Disaster Guide for Local Officials
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.
2023-03-28T18:00:00 2023-03-28T19:00:00 Virtual Mar 28, 2023 Mar 28, 2023 Mar 28, 2023 EST - Mar 28, 2023 7:00 p.m. EST
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.
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
Severe winter weather is expected to take aim at much of the Midwest this week so emergency management professionals are urging residents and business owners to be ready for everything from snow covered roads and power outages, to wind chills well below zero.
The Field Leadership Directorate, within the Office of Response and Recovery at FEMA, is searching for experienced disaster management leaders for the launch of a new National Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) focused on Homeland Security Incidents. This team will be tasked with responding to incidents that fall outside of the authorities of the Stafford Act but require a coordinated federal or DHS response.
FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Iowa to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on Dec. 15, 2021.