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August 23, 2019
BOTHELL, Wash. - Forty students in grades 8 through 12 representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska completed FEMA Region 10’s inaugural Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Wash. today. The...
August 23, 2019
ATLANTA – Issaquena, Sharkey, Warren and Yazoo counties in Mississippi are now eligible to receive federal funding under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to supplement state and local recovery...
August 22, 2019
Emergency management officials in Nebraska are urging residents with basements flooded by the recent storms to use caution when pumping them out. Removing all the water at once may cause serious...
August 22, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot and Kmart have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and...
August 22, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Thanks to new sirens blaring a warning message about the approaching tornado this past May, no lives were lost in Missouri’s Cole County and Jefferson City, the state capital.  ...
August 22, 2019
BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Deshka Landing Fire burning in Alaska’s Matanuska-...
August 22, 2019
Austin, Texas – Flood insurance isn’t just for homeowners and businesses. If you are a renter, you can get a policy from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to cover your belongings,...
August 22, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combatting the Canyon Fire burning in Douglas County.On...
August 22, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — August 25, the second anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall along the Texas coast, is a great reminder to buy or renew a policy with the National Flood Insurance Program.  When...
August 21, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting the city of St. Charles in St. Charles County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this...