News, Media & Events: Wisconsin


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

Grant is a Portion of $1B in National Funding Announced Today by Biden-Harris Administration
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 3, 2022
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $144,454,782 in federal funding has been made available to the Wisconsin Department of Administration for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 4, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | June 8, 2022
Representatives from FEMA and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Kewaunee County on June 7 and 9, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. CT. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 31, 2022