News, Media & Events: Ohio


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.

This course is designed to present information on the risks posed by natural hazards, and the basic scientific and engineering concepts for hazard-resistant buildings and facilities. The course reviews information pertaining to impacts of wind, flood, earthquake, and wildland/urban interface fire on the constructed environment and explains key performance and construction issues related to floods, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.

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

FEMA announced today that $8,809,879 in federal funding has been made available to Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc., for costs related to the state’s response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of March 31, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 14, 2022
Grant is a Portion of $160M in National Funding Announced Today by Biden-Harris Administration
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2022
Representatives from FEMA will host a virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Ross County, Ohio, on July 26, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. E.T. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | July 19, 2022