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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

FEMA Expands Disaster Aid for Extreme Weather Events, Citing Climate Change

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is expanding eligibility for government assistance following extreme weather disasters, citing the impacts of climate change.

The agency on Friday announced changes that seek to make it easier for more Americans who face damage to their homes or businesses to get federal funding in the wake of a disaster.

On Monday, FEMA published its interim federal rule in the Federal Register and included climate change as a reason for the aid expansion.

Read the rest of the story at The Hill, here.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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