Three webinars will be presented to provide an overview of the fiscal year 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity for BRIC and FMA.
The webinars are designed for regional leaders and key stakeholders in states, local communities, tribes and territories and other interested individuals to learn more about the grant programs and grant application strategies.
FEMA will coordinate with local contacts to host "office hours" for states, tribes and territories to answer questions about subapplications for the 2022 BRIC and FMA grants.
FEMA celebrates the 10th anniversary of Wireless Emergency Alerts, a tool for authorized government agencies to reach the American public via cell phones, during emergencies.
On the latest episode of FEMA podcast “Before, During & After,” FEMA’s Antwane Johnson talks about Wireless Emergency Alerts and multiple ways it has helped save lives and property. Over the past decade, more than 70,000 WEAs have been sent over FEMA’s Integrated Alert and Warning System.
To listen to “Episode 96: 10 Year Anniversary of Wireless Emergency Alerts”, visit FEMA.gov.
FEMA and AARP have partnered to release two new resources to protect adult communities from natural hazards.
Adults aged 65 and older are a growing demographic who are often disproportionately impacted by severe weather. The guides provide resources and encourage ideas and partnerships to better engage older Americans in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from these events.
As climate change causes more extreme weather, the guides provide resources and encourage ideas and partnerships to better engage older Americans in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery operations.
FEMA and AARP have a long-term, strategic partnership to advance accessible, safe and livable communities for people of all ages. The goal is to advance age-friendly solutions that create more livable communities for people of all ages and abilities.
The Guides to Expanding Mitigation series highlights innovative partnerships for mitigation. The guides cover connecting with people with disabilities, equity, transportation, public health, agriculture, arts and culture, and more.
"Send Alerts, Save Lives” is the theme of this year’s conference, which runs from 1 to 4:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, July 27. This free event will introduce public safety officials not yet using IPAWS to this powerful tool for saving lives and protecting property.
FEMA Advisory Act Quickly to Prepare for Hurricane Ida Hurricane Ida is forecast to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast as a dangerous major hurricane on Sunday. Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin late Saturday night or early Saturday morning. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting an increasing risk of life-threating storm surge along the Gulf Coast. Additionally, there is an increasing risk of dangerous hurricane force winds and extreme rainfall. A few tornadoes will be possible Sunday through early Monday across southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden approved Louisiana’s request for an emergency declaration. This declaration authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts by identifying, mobilizing, and providing equipment and resources necessary to alleviate hardship and suffering of the local population. Additionally, it authorizes FEMA to provide appropriate assistance for required emergenc
As COVID-19 rages on World-Wide based on the latest from Johns Hopkins and the World Health Organization , our team decided to release this Virtual Public Service Annoucement on all our platforms courtesy the CDC as we join in asking all to #WearAMaskToSaveALife.