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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) invites all potential NSGP applicants and sub-applicants to participate in one of the upcoming technical assistance webinars regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2024 NSGP. The NSGP is a competitive grant awarded to nonprofit organizations at high risk of a terrorist or other extremist attack for the purposes of facility hardening and other security enhancements.


The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) will host the 9th Annual Tribal Nations Training Week at the CDP campus in Anniston, Alabama. CDP training is completely funded for state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency responders to include roundtrip airfare, meals, lodging, training, and any equipment required during training.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) invites all potential NSGP applicants and sub-applicants to participate in one of the upcoming technical assistance webinars regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2024 NSGP. The NSGP is a competitive grant awarded to nonprofit organizations at high risk of a terrorist or other extremist attack for the purposes of facility hardening and other security enhancements.

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

This week, FEMA senior officials joined local leaders to celebrate non-financial climate planning provided to Crisfield, Maryland, and a resilience grant to Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a result of FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program. During the events, officials highlighted ways communities can take advantage of the agency’s Direct Technical Assistance program that offers free help in the application process and how FEMA grants can help them become more resilient to severe weather events and future hazards.
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PHILADELPHIA— Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Senior Officials Victoria Salinas and MaryAnn Tierney and Maryland Department of Emergency Management Secretary Russ Strickland visited Crisfield, Maryland on Monday to learn how the city is working with county, state, nonprofit, academic and federal partners to reduce their flood risk through FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)- Direct Technical Assistance (DTA) program. With its location along the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the city experiences flooding regularly and has been working for years to address it.
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Do you know how to be #WinterReady? In preparation for this weekend’s inclement weather, FEMA Region 3 urges individuals and communities to prioritize safety and preparedness.
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