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October 31, 2018
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 state of Montana....
October 31, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery...
October 17, 2018
DENVER — Flood insurance rate map changes for the Musselshell River through Musselshell, Rosebud, and Petroleum Counties are nearing completion. The new maps will provide more accurate flood risk...
October 17, 2018
DENVER — New flood insurance rate maps for the Musselshell River in portions of Petroleum County are nearing completion. The new maps will provide more accurate flood risk information that can help...
October 17, 2018
DENVER – Flood insurance rate map changes for the Musselshell River through Musselshell and Rosebud Counties are nearing completion. The new maps will provide more accurate flood risk information...
October 9, 2018
DENVER – On Thursday, October 18, FEMA encourages you to participate in the 2018 Great ShakeOut; joining millions of others and practicing what to do when an earthquake strikes: drop, cover, and hold...
September 21, 2018
 Helena, Mont. – Petroleum County was added Friday, September 21, 2018, to the federal disaster declaration issued by President Trump on August 30 in response to Montana flooding from April 12 to May...
September 21, 2018
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 Bald Mountain Fire in...
September 18, 2018
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 Roosevelt Fire in...
September 17, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a...
September 17, 2018
DENVER – The flood insurance rate map update process for the West Gallatin River and Bozeman Creek and its tributaries is getting closer to completion. Updated flood insurance maps will provide more...
September 10, 2018
  FEMA Mitigation OverviewHazard Mitigation Grant ProgramThe FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program provides funding to enact mitigation measures that reduce the risk of loss of life and property from...
September 10, 2018
  FEMA Individual Assistance Program Overview The FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial assistance and/or direct services to disaster survivors if they are unable to meet...
September 10, 2018
  2013 Colorado Floods: By The Numbers 1                      Joint Field Office established to coordinate recovery efforts (located in Centennial)11                    Number of counties designated...
September 10, 2018
  FEMA Public Assistance Program OverviewThe FEMA Public Assistance program provides funding for emergency actions undertaken by communities as well as aid to repair or replace damaged public...
September 10, 2018
DENVER – Five years after the historic Colorado floods, evidence of recovery can be found across the Centennial State as roads are rebuilt and communities regain their vibrancy. Yet the lasting marks...
August 30, 2018
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 state of Montana....
August 30, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery...
August 15, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of North Dakota that will make $2,844,888.75 available for a project to protect a University of...
August 12, 2018
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 Vineyard Fire in Fall...