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June 11, 2020
WASHINGTON – As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources and...
June 5, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 29, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 22, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 21, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three Kansas food banks will get a boost from the State of Kansas as a result of more than $5.7 million in expedited funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past two months, billions of essential resources and...
May 7, 2020
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $78 million to the State of Iowa to help reimburse eligible expenses for emergency protective measures that the state...
April 29, 2020
KANSAS CITY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated nearly $23 million to the State of Kansas to help reimburse eligible expenses the state has incurred as a result of its...
April 20, 2020
Background:For the past month, FEMA and other federal agencies have been supporting The White House Coronavirus Task Force as part of a whole of government response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and...
April 9, 2020
Kansas City, Mo. – Federal agencies are working together to help the State of Missouri expand medical capacity, in case of a surge in COVID-19 patients in coming days and weeks.At the state’s request...
March 13, 2020
On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes,...
March 13, 2020
The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.Today, President Trump...
March 6, 2020
Lincoln, Nebraska – The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska made history last year after being the first Tribe from the State of Nebraska to make a direct disaster declaration to the President of the United...
January 30, 2020
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to the National Weather Service, there is the potential for Missouri to experience serious flooding again in only a few weeks. Last year’s damage repairs are ongoing,...
December 19, 2019
FEMA’s National Flood Insurance is available for homeowners, renters and businesses JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Now is a good time for Missourians to consider buying flood insurance. Many Missourians are...
October 4, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public...
September 20, 2019
 LINCOLN, Neb– Nebraska continues to work hard through the long road of recovery after the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred in March along with the additional...
September 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb– The deadline for individuals to apply for federal assistance has passed as of Sept. 13, 2019 but help remains.  The agency will continue to work with the Nebraska Emergency Management...
September 12, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State and federal officials urge Missourians to strongly consider purchasing flood insurance; history shows that on average a flood-related disaster occurs nearly once a year in...
September 10, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency...