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January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in...
January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — Today, FEMA and its emergency management partners released Dr. Carolyn Kousky’s PrepTalk “Harnessing the Power of Disaster Insurance”. In her PrepTalk, Dr. Kousky demonstrates the...
January 16, 2020
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 Commonwealth of...
January 16, 2020
SIOUX FALLS, SD— All of the remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in South Dakota are scheduled to permanently close at the end of this week. The deadline for registration is January 31, 2020....
January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON – Today, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf swore in Peter T. Gaynor as FEMA’s Administrator. Gaynor, who served as the Acting Administrator since March 8, 2019,...
January 16, 2020
Oakland, CA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating the 2020 flood maps for Maricopa County and the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. New maps identify the latest flood hazards,...
January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020  Dear Fellow Californians: We at FEMA are committed to our mission of helping people before, during and after disasters. When wildfires raged throughout our state in 2015, 2017 and...
January 16, 2020
Earlier today, I was sworn in by Acting Secretary Wolf as the 11th Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. I am grateful for this honor to lead the men and women of FEMA as we help...
January 15, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida International University will receive more than $2.7 million in federal grant money to protect the Charles E. Perry/Primera Casa Building on its Modesto A. Maidique campus in...
January 15, 2020
ATLANTA – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by...