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April 19, 2018
FEMA Region VIII’s Response Division recently met with their state and local counterparts in Utah to inform them on the status of emergency planning for an earthquake along the Wasatch Fault Line. In...
April 17, 2018
The FEMA Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) travelled to North Dakota to help ensure potential disaster assistance applicants follow proper procurement requirements when receiving federal...
March 30, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a federal grant for the State of Wyoming that will make $2,891,893.37 available to the Riverton Valley Irrigation District.The...
March 27, 2018
FEMA Region VIII flood insurance specialist Matt Buddie presents the City of Wheat Ridge, Colorado with a plaque recognizing the community’s work in floodplain management at a March 26 city council...
February 8, 2018
90-Day Appeal Period for Filing Appeals and Comments Begins February 8  Missoula, Mont.—Missoula County’s flood insurance rate map update for the Swan River is nearing completion. The new maps will...
September 12, 2017
DENVER - Residents in western states impacted by wildfires may be eligible for an exception to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) 30-day waiting period usually required for flood insurance...
September 12, 2017
DENVER - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Strawberry Fire in...
September 10, 2017
DENVER - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Highway 200 Complex in...
September 9, 2017
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the West Fork Fire in Lincoln County...