News Releases

News Releases

News Releases

Photos of the Whole-of-America Response to COVID-19

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:55:40 +0000

WASHINGTON – The whole-of-America response to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic continues, as additional shipments from FEMA’s air bridge arrive in the Pacific, National Guard soldiers prepare for COVID-19 response taskings and food and medical supply delivery continues throughout the United States.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:15:32 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major North Dakota Disaster Declaration

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:19:32 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of North Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Montana Disaster Declaration

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:43:43 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Montana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Ohio Disaster Declaration

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:52:34 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Ohio to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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Photos of the Whole-of-America Response to COVID-19

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:51:46 +0000

WASHINGTON – The whole-of-America response to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic continues, as additional shipments from FEMA’s air bridge arrive to help supply critical areas and National Guard soldiers assist with community-based testing facilities and setting up alternative medical facilities.

Under the White House Coronavirus Task Force's direction, FEMA, HHS and our federal partners are working with state, local, tribal and territorial governments to execute a whole-of-America response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the public.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Pennsylvania Disaster Declaration

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:18:02 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Rhode Island

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:19:27 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Rhode Island to supplement the state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Non-Congregate Sheltering

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:47:33 +0000

Subsequent to President Trump’s March 13, 2020, Nationwide Emergency Declaration for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes that non-congregate sheltering may be necessary in this Public Health Emergency to protect public health and save lives. 


This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about non-congregate sheltering during the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) declaration of a Public Health Emergency for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Emergency Medical Care

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:44:33 +0000

The FEMA COVID-19 Emergency Protective Measures Fact Sheet included a list of eligible emergency medical care activities. This fact sheet provides additional guidance related to the eligibility of emergency medical care activities as an emergency protective measure under the Emergency Declaration and any Major Disaster Declaration authorizing Public Assistance (PA) for COVID-19.

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Photos of the Whole-of-America Response to COVID-19

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:10:03 +0000

WASHINGTON – The whole-of-America response to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic continues as soldiers, federal agencies, private sector partners and non-profit organizations work together to supply critical resources to medical facilities, while also assisting with critical functions like supplying and staffing local food banks to help communities.


To learn more about the federal government COVID-19 response, visit https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus.

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FEMA Supply Chain Task Force Leads Four-Pronged Approach to Securing Needed Supplies and Equipment in COVID-19 Fight

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:54:14 +0000

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:42:33 +0000

The Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force is executing a whole-of-America approach to address limited supply of critical protective and life-saving equipment.  Through a four-prong approach of Preservation, Acceleration, Expansion and Allocation, FEMA is bringing the full capacity of the Federal government to bear to find solutions to protect the American people and defeat COVID-19. 

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FEMA Disaster Grants Won’t Affect Social Security or Other Benefits

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:30:47 +0000

 

NASHVILLE – Applying for federal disaster assistance from FEMA will not affect other federal benefits that Tennessee disaster survivors may receive.

Residents in Davidson, Putnam and Wilson counties who register with FEMA may have questions about whether funds from FEMA might cause them to lose other federal payments to which they are entitled.

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FEMA and COR3 Obligate Over $123 Million for 346 Projects during March

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:10:05 +0000

The historic figure includes 279 projects for municipalities

 

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FEMA Extends Suspension of Its In-Field Operations Until April 12

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:57:28 +0000

 

Media Advisory

 

FEMA has extended its suspension, until April 12, of in-field operations in support of the Puerto Rico earthquakes. FEMA personnel will continue to work on the island to support survivors.

 

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FEMA Publishes Public Notice of Intent to Provide Federal Assistance, Grant Opportunities

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:15:24 +0000

PONCE, Puerto Rico – A public notice is now available on FEMA’s Puerto Rico disaster page that addresses the agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged in the Dec. 28 to Feb. 4 Puerto Rico earthquakes.

 

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kansas

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:43:09 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Kansas to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alabama

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:10:20 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Alabama to supplement the state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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Whole-of-America Response to COVID-19

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:40:25 +0000

WASHINGTON – The Whole-of-America response to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic continues as National Guard soldiers and other federal agencies throughout the country worked to set up alternative health care facilities.

Under the direction of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, FEMA, HHS and our federal partners are working with state, local, tribal and territorial governments to execute a whole of government response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the public.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the District of Columbia

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:02:38 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the District of Columbia to supplement the District’s recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

Federal funding is also available to the District of Columbia and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance under Public Assistance, for all areas affected by COVID-19 at a federal cost share of 75 percent.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:57:47 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Georgia to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Connecticut

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:03:49 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Connecticut to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oregon

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:12:38 +0000

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Oregon to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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FEMA Releases Information Regarding National Guard Title 32 Status

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:56:27 +0000

WASHINGTON -- The response to COVID-19 is a highly coordinated effort between States, Territories, and the Federal government. As States and Territories scale their response to meet the threat, the Federal government will scale its support of these efforts by increasing the level of shared resources.

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