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July 27, 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 Lodgepole Complex Fire...
June 18, 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 Brian Head Fire in Iron...
April 13, 2017
The 1997 Red River flood caused widespread damage throughout the city of Grand Forks.  As recovery efforts began to take shape, the community and its residents had to make some difficult choices on...
March 15, 2017
DENVER – Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States. Already there are reports of localized flooding in states across the Rocky Mountain region—and the upcoming snowmelt means...
March 7, 2017
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...
February 28, 2017
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...
December 27, 2016
By Nancy DraganiAs 2016 winds down, it is natural to reflect on what we’ve accomplished in the past and where we are headed in the future.  This year reinforced the threat of wildfires in the Great...
August 5, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Hundreds of families’ lives were turned upside down and were severely affected after the devastating storms and floods hit Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Many homes were...
August 5, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Hundreds of people from all over the country have contributed to recovery efforts at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservations following severe storms and flooding in May 2015. The...
August 5, 2016
 1                      First ever FEMA Individual Assistance Declaration Granted Directly to a Tribal Nation8                      Communities that hosted Disaster Recovery Centers (Pine Ridge,...