FEMA: Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties Added to California Major Disaster Declaration

Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties have been added to the major federal disaster declaration for California’s severe storms and flooding, meaning residents who had damage or losses from the storms may now apply for FEMA disaster assistance. President Biden approved an emergency declaration after the Golden State […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia

FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes on Jan. 12, 2023. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Butts, […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alabama

FEMA announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state and local response efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on Jan. 12, 2023. The President’s action makes federal funding […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

FEMA announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared on Jan. 14, that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides beginning on Dec. 27, 2022, […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Washington

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Washington to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storm, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides for the period of Nov. 3-8, 2022.  Public Assistance federal funding is available […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for California

FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, local and tribal response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from severe winter storms, flooding and mud slides beginning Jan. 8, 2023, and continuing. The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all […]

FEMA: New SBA Partnership Provides More than $38 Million in Expanded Assistance to Low-Income Disaster Survivors

In the past year, low-income disaster survivors have received more than $38.7 million in expanded assistance because of FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s policy changes to lower the minimum household income thresholds for some types of FEMA assistance. FEMA and SBA have programs that help survivors after a […]

FEMA: President Biden Signs Major Declaration for the Havasupai Tribe

FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the Havasupai Tribe to supplement Tribal response and recovery efforts in areas affected by flooding from Oct. 1-2, 2022. The President’s action makes federal funding available to Tribal and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work […]

FEMA: 2022 National Preparedness Report Underscores Continued Threat of Climate Change

FEMA released the 2022 National Preparedness Report today, revealing the impacts that climate change and associated natural disasters continue to have on emergency management capabilities and communities across the country.  This year’s report presents preparedness data through the lens of risks and capabilities and underscores the challenges that emergency managers face in […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for New York

 FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New York to supplement state and local response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from a severe winter storm beginning Dec. 23 and continuing. The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts to alleviate […]