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FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kansas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Kansas to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from April 25-30, 2024. Public assistance federal funding is available to the state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New Hampshire

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of New Hampshire to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe winter storm and flooding from April 3-5, 2024. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis in Belknap, Carroll,…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Texas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Texas to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Beryl from July 5-9, 2024.  Federal funding is available to the state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis in Anderson, Angelina, Aransas, Austin, Bowie,…

HUD & FEMA: Agencies Partner to Enhance State Planning for Housing Recovery and to Build Resilience

Today, FEMA, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), published the Pre-Disaster Housing Planning Initiative Report to promote collaborative approaches to disaster housing recovery challenges and to bolster state planning for housing recovery before disasters occur. “I’ve traveled throughout the country to witness the aftermath of natural disasters and the devastating…

FEMA: 93 More Communities and Tribes Added to Program for Free Hands-On Support to Build Climate Resiliency, Bringing Total to 167 Nationwide

FEMA today announced 93 local communities, tribes and territories across all 10 FEMA regions will receive non-financial Direct Technical Assistance to help build community-wide resilience through the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant program. This more than doubles the number of recipients from last year. This announcement comes following the agency’s recent announcement on the 656 BRIC recipients.  “FEMA is…

FEMA: $1 Billion in Project Selections Announced to Make Communities More Resilient to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Through the Investing in America Agenda

Funding Boosted from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Support 656 Resilience Projects Nationwide President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell today announced the 656 project selections for $1 billion in climate resilience funding as part of his Investing in America agenda. The selections through…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Minnesota to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning June 16, 2024, and continuing.  Public Assistance federal funding is available to the state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Iowa

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of Iowa to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds and tornadoes beginning June 16, 2024, and continuing.   The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Clay, Emmet, Lyon, Plymouth and Sioux counties. Assistance can…

FEMA: Updates Announced to FEMA Individual Assistance Programs to Better Assist People with Disabilities

Earlier this year, FEMA announced updates to disaster assistance available during a federal declaration. These changes provide disaster support by increasing accessibility and eligibility for affected people, families and communities.  Serious Needs Assistance This form of assistance covers important items like water, food, first aid, breastfeeding supplies, infant formula, diapers, personal hygiene items, fuel for…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New Mexico

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the state of New Mexico to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the South Fork Fire and Salt Fire beginning on June 17, 2024 and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the Mescalero Apache Tribe and Lincoln County. Assistance…