News, Media & Events: Nevada


FEMA is seeking public comments on the draft version of the “Restoration and Recovery Guide for Private-Public Partnerships”.

FEMA seeks public feedback on the National Incident Management System Information and Communications Technology Functional Guidance.

The one-hour virtual trainings will be facilitated by GPD’s Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) and will cover the federal rules that allow for noncompetitive (“sole source”) procurements along with important compliance considerations when exercising these flexibilities.

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

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) regional administrator authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of Nevada in combatting the Joy Lake Fire burning in Washoe County.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 15, 2022
Are you an entrepreneurial analytics professional interested in using data to help the government prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters? Region 9 of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hiring for several new analytics positions to strengthen the Region’s ability to tackle disaster-related challenges.
illustration of page of paper Blog entry | August 25, 2022
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered preliminary flood maps for parts of Elko County. The maps identify revised flood hazards along the Humboldt River; East Adobe, Charlie and Harper Creeks; and the Woodland Drain and its tributaries. These new maps will help building officials, contractors and homeowners make effective mitigation decisions, thereby contributing to safer and more disaster resilient communities.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | December 17, 2021