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FEMA Podcast: Episode 135

Listen to expert panelists address extreme heat impacts, communications tactics and mitigation measures. 

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Request for Comment

We are looking for feedback on proposed changes to simplify and streamline the Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide.

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Volunteer and Donate

Make the most out of your contributions by donating cash or your time.

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Major Disaster Declaration: Texas

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by Hurricane Beryl on July 5-9, 2024.

Apply for DR-4798

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Major Disaster Declaration: Iowa

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds and tornadoes beginning on June 16, 2024.

Apply for DR-4796

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Major Disaster Declaration: New Mexico

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by ongoing wildfires that began on June 17, 2024.

Apply for DR-4795

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Major Disaster Declaration: Florida

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on May 10, 2024.

Apply for DR-4794

Priorities

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Disaster Response & Recovery

Lead and coordinate federal response efforts after disasters and emergencies.

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Equity

Instill equity as a foundation of emergency management.

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Climate Resilience

Lead whole of community in climate resilience.

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Readiness

Promote and sustain a ready FEMA and prepared nation.

Learn More About FEMA's Priorities

Individual Assistance
$848m

Grants to disaster survivors (in millions) so far in 2024.

2024 Mitigation Grants
731

Number of hazard mitigation assistance sub-grants so far in 2024.

2024 Disaster Declarations
73

Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.

2024 Fire Incidents
26

Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.