Twitter | Search | |
FEMA
Our story of supporting citizens & first responders before, during, and after emergencies. For emergencies, call your local fire/EMS/police or 9-1-1.
13,845
Tweets
641
Following
703,874
Followers
Tweets
FEMA Feb 24
A warning means take shelter immediately. Basements or interior rooms on the lowest level of the building are best. Keep listening to local officials for updates.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 24
Flood watches and warnings are being issued across parts of the Central United States today. Know the difference. Watch = Stay alert. Warning = Move to higher ground immediately.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
NWS Feb 23
You are putting your rescuers’ life at risk when you drive into floodwaters. (photo: )
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 23
With snow melt and rainfall continuing to cause across the Midwest, please remember to avoid flooded roads and never drive around barricades. Be aware of your surroundings and stay safe.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
AmeriCorps NCCC Feb 23
In Las Marias, Puerto Rico Team Pine 4 served with and distributed care packages to survivors in need of urgent supplies.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
FEMA Region 7 Feb 23
Checkout this Podcast as Jeff Briggs of and Cheickh Koma of talk about earthquake prep and . Did you know there were over 200 quakes in Missouri last year? Find out more here:
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 22
Teachers and parents: we’re looking for new members for our Youth Preparedness Council. If you know a young leader making a difference in their community, ask them to apply here: .
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 22
Replying to @nickpatel1983
For questions regarding your case we encourage you to reach out to our helpline by calling 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 1-800-462-7585). You may also call 211, the statewide referral service, to find disaster related resources that are available in your community.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 22
Replying to @nickpatel1983
Sorry for the delay in response. We recommend that you take down any personally identifiable information from your comments. Unfortunately, by law FEMA is unable to duplicate insurance benefits or assist with insurance deductibles.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
NWS Feb 22
During a flood, water levels and the rate at which the water is flowing can quickly change.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 22
Replying to @FriendOfMerica
Hi there, it should be up and working today: .
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
Disaster Distress Feb 21
In the weeks, months, & years after a natural or human-caused , headlines understandably start to shift to other news, but the national Disaster 1-800-985-5990 is always available with 24/7/365 emotional support for survivors & responders: 📲
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 21
Hi, we currently have teams on the ground assessing the damage to determine what kinds of federal assistance may be needed. In the meantime, you may contact your local government and emergency managers for help or follow for updates.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
femaregion5 Feb 21
Know the difference between a flood watch and warning. Watch= floods are possible. Warning= flooding is expected, move to higher ground.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 20
Learning from past flu seasons is crucial to fighting the next one. Author John M. Barry in his offers lessons learned from the 1918 and 2009 flu pandemics, and shares public health measures that can save lives. See the full talk at .
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
Eileen Lainez Feb 15
Truth. "Neighbors don’t panic & run (that’s a movie myth), they adapt to the situation, take the injured to hospitals & do anything they can to be helpful. People are hard-wired to come together as a community after disasters."
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA Feb 15
Help your kids cope with yesterday's traumatic events by encouraging them to share their feelings & by answering questions they have simply & directly. More info: . Find resources on how to prepare & respond to an incident:
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
HHS.gov Feb 15
It’s normal to feel grief & sadness after the traumatic events in , . If you need to talk, offers counseling, support and resources on ways to cope during this time
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
FEMA Region 9 Feb 14
We’re sending people and resources to support the response efforts in American Samoa following Tropical , like this generator via a C-17 and our team flying with the 154th Air Wing, Hawaii National Guard.
Reply Retweet Like
FEMA retweeted
Red Cross Bay Area Feb 14
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Check your own smoke alarm, and your Valentine’s too!
Reply Retweet Like