FEMA

FEMA Opens Office In Missoula
FEMA, The Federal Emergency Management Agency, is opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Missoula on Thursday. Public Information Officer Chris McKniff gives details of how FEMA can help those affected by the recent spring flooding.
McKniff says the funds are grants, not loans and do not need to be pa…
FEMA Is Asking Flood Victims To Register
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is reaching out to any homeowner or renter whose home was damaged in the spring flooding. Those with damage may be eligible for assistance from FEMA. FEMA is asking those who may qualify for assistance, to register on-line or at their toll-free number. To qual…
FEMA To Survey Montana Flood Damage
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says about 70 staffers will work with state and local officials to survey flood damage in Montana.
Agency spokesman Ricardo Zuniga says state and local governments are expected to submit more than 500 projects for reimbursements, including road and bridge repai…
Tester Applies Pressure On FEMA
Senator Jon Tester has been pushing federal agencies to prepare resources and aid for Montana communities facing widespread flooding. Tester  also  pressed the Administrator of FEMA, last Friday, on Montana’s request for a presidential disaster declaration to open up federal res…
Tester Highlights Montana Flooding
As communities across Montana deal with widespread flooding, Senator Jon Tester is questioning a decision by the House of Representatives to dramatically cut the federal emergency response budget. Tester used a Senate hearing yesterday to highlight how those cuts could impact Montana communities, te…
Warmer Weather Could Lead To More Flooding
Federal emergency officials have started arriving in Montana to gauge the damage from flooding that is expected to continue for possibly several more weeks.
Rain that plastered the state for more than a week finally eased Tuesday, allowing authorities in the swamped town of Roundup to start pumping w…
Flooding Concerns For Montana Farmers And Ranchers
Authorities warn that the record- breaking floods could extend into Northwestern Montana in the coming days. Warmer weather in the forecast could trigger the sudden melt of record winter snows. As the flooding continues in Montana, Senator Jon Tester talks about help for Montana Farmers and Ranchers