News, Media & Events: Pennsylvania


FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on nine Public Health resource typing definitions. This 30-day national engagement period will conclude at 5 p.m. ET on June 8, 2023.

FEMA and the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships are updating “Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations: Planning Considerations for Emergency Managers.”

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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

Residents of Upper Makefield, Pennsylvania now have lower flood insurance premiums because of the community’s initiatives to implement better floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 31, 2023
National Dam Safety Awareness Day occurs on May 31 of each year in remembrance of the devastating failure of the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1889.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 30, 2023
This month, FEMA staff are celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month by sharing some favorite recipes and go-to comfort foods.
illustration of page of paper Blog entry | May 22, 2023