Fairfax, VA – Two of the most important geospatial programs in the Federal government were extended for a full year by the Continuing Appropriations bill enacted this week.
Aug 4, 2020 – WASHINGTON – FEMA posted funding notices today for two hazard mitigation grant programs for more than $660 million.
FEMA Region 3 has awarded nearly $2 million to help fund crisis counseling services for people struggling with mental health issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic
Release date: April 15, 2020 — Fellow Emergency Managers, First, let me thank you for all the incredible things you have done, and continue to do, for the American people. I am thankful for your tireless efforts under these unprecedented and demanding circumstances and for embrace of the guiding principle: locally executed, state-managed, and federally supported emergency […]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains guidelines and standards to support the Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) Program.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains guidelines and standards to support the Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) Program. These guidelines and standards define the specific implementation of the statutory and regulatory requirements for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These also outline the performance of Flood Risk Projects, processing of Letters of […]
WASHINGTON – More than 12,400 employees from more than 17 federal departments and agencies are working together in support of the ongoing response to damages resulting from Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding across Texas and Louisiana.
This via Geonet – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and working with the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) Committee Chair and Federal GeoPlatform system owner, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a dedicated website to provide Open Data in support of Hurricane Harvey.
WASHINGTON – The federal government is actively providing support to states, local communities, and tribes as Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to a Tropical Storm, continues to impact the coastline and inland areas of Texas. FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) in Washington, D.C., and Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) in Denton, Texas, continue 24-hour coordination of […]
FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration has issued updated Guidance and Technical Reference documents that it uses in its flood mapping and risk analysis program. This spring 2017 maintenance cycle updated technical references and guidance documents to align with the Mapping Information Platform (MIP) redesign project completed in June. There were no standards updates as […]