FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas due to Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds

FEMA announced yesterday that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and straight-line winds on April 12, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii due to Severe Storms and Flooding

Yesterday, FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from March 27-28, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi due to Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding

FEMA announced yesterday that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding from April 22-23, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee due to Severe Storms and Flooding

Yesterday, FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding from May 3-4, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible local […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for North Dakota due to Flooding

FEMA announced yesterday that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from April 1-25, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri due to Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding

Yesterday, FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding from May 3-4, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Michigan due to Severe Storms and Flooding

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Michigan to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from May 16-22, 2020. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Arenac, Gladwin, Iosco, […]

EDA: $1 Million Awarded for R2 Network Challange and Team Selected to Build Network for Innovation in Disaster Response & Resiliency Technology

The team selected to build the R2 Network is a public-private partnership of entrepreneurs, early stage investors, local government and public safety stakeholders Today, three U.S. Department of Commerce agencies, the Economic Development Administration (EDA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet […]

Census Bureau: New Data on Community Resilience Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the Community Resilience Estimates on <www.census.gov> to measure the ability of a population to absorb, endure and recover from the impacts of disasters, including weather-related and disease-related hazard events such as COVID-19. The new experimental data product will be available through a tool which shows risk level by […]