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May 25, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Colorado that makes $1,000,008.90 available to the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife.This...
May 21, 2018
In 2013, severe storms with heavy rains buffeted 200 miles of Colorado’s Front Range, resulting in 17 counties being inundated by floods and landslides. At the base of Pike’s Peak, the highest...
May 16, 2018
Tribal liaisons from the FEMA Region VIII External Affairs Office spent two busy days on the Flathead Indian Reservation on May 10-11 at the Montana Indian Nations Working Group. Hosted by the...
May 8, 2018
Nearly 2000 people from more than 30 local, state and federal agencies participated in the Colorado Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness annual exercise on May 2, 2018.  This large drill tested...
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...