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June 28, 2020
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 two Utah fires, the Knolls...
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...
June 4, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced $12.4 million in additional funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado. The assistance was made available under the major...
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 26, 2020
DENVER – FEMA has announced a federal grant for the City of Fargo that will make $3.6 million for work to mitigate the Fargo Water Treatment Plant and Pump Station against flooding from the Red River...
May 26, 2020
DENVER – FEMA has awarded a $1.2 million grant to Missoula County. The grant will fund a stream restoration project along the main stem of Ninemile Creek. This project will benefit community members...
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
DENVER – FEMA has approved crisis counseling assistance for Wyoming residents struggling with stress and anxiety as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  The assistance is being made available under...
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 13, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced $14.7 million in additional funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado. The assistance was made available under the major disaster...
May 7, 2020
Schools presented innovative ideas that address natural hazard risks in Colorado DENVER – Today, Earth Force and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the winners of the 2020 Rocky...
May 2, 2020
DENVER – FEMA has approved four states within FEMA Region 8 for development of crisis counseling programs for residents struggling with stress and anxiety as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. ...
April 27, 2020
Federal Resources available for emergency work, infrastructure repairsBismarck, N.D. – Dickey and Emmons counties were added to the federal disaster declaration issued by President Trump on January...
April 27, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $12.2 million in funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado. The assistance was made available under the major disaster...
April 22, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $36.5 million in expedited funding to the City and County of Denver for response efforts undertaken to combat spread of the coronavirus....
April 20, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $1,547,910 to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management toward leasing the Ranch Events Center in Loveland. The...
April 16, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $4,050,000 to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for eligible response activities related to the COVID-...
April 15, 2020
DENVER – This week, FEMA approved Colorado’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and making...
April 14, 2020
DENVER – Built in 1904, Rattlesnake Creek Dam played an integral part of the water supply for the City of Missoula, Montana. But at more than a century old, the dam is no longer in use and is a...