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May 21, 2019
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Missouri....
May 21, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms,...
April 19, 2019
DENVER – This week, FEMA approved South Dakota’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and...
April 12, 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Colorado that will make more than $1.2 million dollars available to Boulder County to help mitigate the...
March 20, 2019
by Lee dePaloThe old saying is that April showers bring May flowers. Well, in FEMA Region VIII we have learned that March snowfall can bring April, May or even June flooding. The recent heavy snows...
March 19, 2019
DENVER – There’s a hidden threat that strikes countless unprepared Americans each year – flooding.  Unlike fire, wind, hail or most other perils, flood damage is not covered by a homeowners’ policy...
March 19, 2019
DENVER - As winter comes to a close, communities look forward to the coming of spring and a return to the warm outdoors. But it’s also a time to be aware of the threat of Mother Nature, meaning...
February 7, 2019
DENVER – This week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved North Dakota’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s...
February 7, 2019
DENVER — A portion of Grand County’s flood insurance rate map update for Pack Creek is nearing completion. The new maps will provide Grand County with more accurate flood risk information that can...
December 19, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced two federal grants for the State of Colorado that will make more than $4.6 million dollars available to the City of Colorado...