FEMA: $135 Million Commitment Made to Support Relocation of Tribal Communities Affected by Climate Change

Funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act Supports Community-Driven Relocation for Threatened Communities  The Biden-Harris administration today announced the launch of a new Voluntary Community-Driven Relocation program, led by the Department of the Interior, to assist Tribal communities severely impacted by climate-related environmental threats. Through investments from President […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves McDowell County, West Virginia Disaster Declaration

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from July 12-13, 2022. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Fayette County, West Virginia Disaster Declaration

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Aug. 14-15, 2022. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for South Carolina

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Carolina to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian beginning Sept. 25 to Oct. 4, 2022. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Charleston, […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for the Seminole Tribe of Florida

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Seminole Tribe of Florida to supplement the Tribe’s response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Nicole, beginning Nov. 7 and continuing.   The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused […]

HUD: $1.447 Billion Announced for 2021 Disaster Recovery and Mitigation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the allocation of $1.447 billion in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to provide additional help to communities recovering from 2021 disasters as well as support building inclusive resilience to climate change. “HUD continues to do […]