U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.

Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.

The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

FEMA Media Library

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Resource Roadmap

This COVID-19 Economic Recovery Resource Roadmap (Roadmap), as developed by FEMA, is to assist state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) leaders and stakeholders with navigating some of the challenges, as well as the resources, associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Specifically, the Roadmap describes how supplemental appropriated funds, in particular funding authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and certain ongoing annually funded federal programs, can be used to implement potential solutions.

FEMA louisiana referrals 10-20-2020

Fema national referrals 09-16-2020

To help firefighters stay in the best shape possible, grant funds helped purchase gym equipment, which was put in the basement of the station

Assistance To Firefighters Grants Success Stories - Colchester, VT Photo

To help firefighters stay in the best shape possible, grant funds helped purchase gym equipment, which was put in the basement of the station.

The department replaced all of their 2.5 inch hoses with 5-inch high-volume hoses as well as upgraded connectors

All-Volunteer Fire Department Contains Blaze and Saves Ambulance Station Photo

The department replaced all of their 2.5-inch hoses with 5-inch high-volume hoses as well as upgraded connectors

Thanks to an AFG Grant the department received in 2003, the all-volunteer Chewelah Volunteer Fire Department was able to fight the blaze in record time with high-volume water hoses.

Assistance To Firefighters Grants Success Stories - Chewelah, WA Photo

Thanks to an AFG Grant the department received in 2003, the all-volunteer Chewelah Volunteer Fire Department was able to fight the blaze in record time with high-volume water hoses.

Harmar Township's Captain Donald M. Trebac (left) and Assistant Chief Rege Scheider (right) train to use the new SCBAs.

Harmar Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 Photo

Harmar Township's Captain Donald M. Trebac (left) and Assistant Chief Rege Scheider (right) train to use the new SCBAs.

Harmar firefighters use the Hurst tool to open the door of a crumpled vehicle

All-Volunteer Fire Department Contains Blaze and Saves Ambulance Station Photo

Harmar firefighters use the Hurst tool to open the door of a crumpled vehicle

From left to right, Captain Jim Licari, Assistant Chief Craig Maki, Captain/Training Officer Randy Shackelton, Secretary Scott Dane, and Chief Dan Berg. Photo provided courtesy of the Biwabik Fire Department.

SCBAs Enable Rescue of Disabled Woman Photo

From left to right, Captain Jim Licari, Assistant Chief Craig Maki, Captain/Training Officer Randy Shackelton, Secretary Scott Dane, and Chief Dan Berg. Photo provided courtesy of the Biwabik Fire Department.

Episode 79: Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

In September, FEMA announced an application period for $660 million is hazard mitigation grant funding for states, local communities, tribes and territories to be used on projects that will reduce future disaster losses and strengthen the nation’s ability to build a culture of preparedness. On this episode we speak to two individuals leading the team within FEMA to offer the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Grant and discuss what the future holds for communities committed to reducing future disaster recovery costs.