• October 12, 2021

    U.S. Postal Inspection Service and its Operation Protect Veterans campaign want Veterans to be mindful of potential donation scams.

  • September 17, 2021

    Every year, the United States observes National Preparedness Month in September to remind Americans to be ready for any disaster that could affect them and their homes, communities and businesses. This month, we must each do our part — we must all prepare to protect

  • August 4, 2021

    Disasters can leave children and teens frightened, confused and insecure. They cannot adjust on their own when the people, places and routines they depend on for safety and wellbeing are affected by upheaval. Here's how to help them when disaster strikes.

  • July 8, 2021

    There’s hot summer weather, and then there are heat waves or extreme heat. Much like other natural disasters, extreme heat can be very dangerous.

  • June 30, 2021

    VA has deployed a Mobile Vet Center to Surfside, Florida, to support individuals impacted by the events of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse. The Mobile Vet Center will provide free, easily accessible mental health resources and counseling to individuals in crisis.

  • June 15, 2021

    In addition to vaccinating Veterans, VA has offered the vaccine to non-Veterans as part of the Fourth Mission, which includes providing support for national, state and local efforts during public health and other emergencies. This support was evident on June 3, when VA held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic outside its Central Office in Washington, D.C., for anyone — not just Veterans — experiencing homelessness.

  • May 11, 2021

    Last year’s hurricane season was the most active on record with 30 named storms and 13 hurricanes, including six that were considered “major” (category three and higher). Now experts predict that the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season will be above average in terms of activity yet again.

  • May 4, 2021

    Disaster preparedness can help Veterans, families, caregivers and survivors stay safe by preparing, responding and recovering quickly.

  • April 14, 2021

    While early spring can be a welcome break from winter weather, it brings with it an increased risk of floods. They are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters that occur each year.

  • March 16, 2021

    Here are the steps to stay safe before, during and after an earthquake. These tips will make you, your family or your workplace better prepared to survive and recover quickly.

  • February 23, 2021

    Did you know there is a “one stop shop” for Veterans seeking assistance after an emergency or for when a natural disaster strikes?

  • February 2, 2021

    Today, VA announced the deployment of two Mobile Vet Centers to the Capitol Grounds to ensure that those impacted by the events of January 6th can access support and mental health resources needed during this critical time. The two Mobile Vet Centers will provide free, easily accessible mental health resources and counseling to the U.S. Capitol Police, members of the National Guard, and any Congressional staff in crisis.