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National Building Safety Month

This month, learn about the importance of building codes and how they contribute to a more resilient nation.

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Wildfire Awareness Month

Prepare for increased wildfire challenges.

Learn How

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Careers at FEMA

Use your talents to support Americans in their times of greatest need.

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Major Disaster Declaration: Iowa

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms on May 20-21, 2024.

Apply for DR-4784

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Major Disaster Declaration: West Virginia

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, landslides and mudslides on April 2-6, 2024.

Apply for DR-4783

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Major Disaster Declaration: Kentucky

Individual assistance is now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, landslides and mudslides on April 2, 2024.

Apply for DR-4782

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Major Disaster Declaration: Texas

Individual and public assistance are now available for the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding starting on April 26, 2024.

Apply for DR-4781

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
$470m

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

2024 Mitigation Grants
568

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

2024 Disaster Declarations
41

Disaster declarations for states and counties. See the Declarations.

2024 Fire Incidents
6

Fire Incidents for states and counties. See the incidents.