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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 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...
August 7, 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 Hilltop Fire in Sanpete...
August 6, 2018
DENVER – Wildfire season is once again raging, and areas throughout the West are feeling the impact. Once the fires are out however, individuals and communities remain at risk for another threat,...
August 2, 2018
FEMA Region VIII’s Continuity Manager recently led continuity training workshops in Pierre, South Dakota and Bismarck North Dakota.  The South Dakota event was centered around a potential active...
July 5, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Colorado that will make $3,176,505 available to the City of Thornton for repairs to its West...
July 4, 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 Lake Christine Fire in...
July 2, 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 Dollar Ridge Fire in...
June 30, 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 Chateau fire in Teller...
June 28, 2018
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a federal grant for the State of Montana that makes more than $1 million available to Lewis and Clark County for a flood...