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  • Screenshot of Administrator Fugate from a video message he recorded commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • In this photo, the camera angle is pointing towards the sky looking up at a tree with the sun peaking through the tree's branches.
  • Our new We Prepare Everyday video targets all communities and shows people with disabilities taking charge to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies.

  • A graphic image describing a firenado. Also called "fire whirls," this mix of wind and fire can burn fuel up to 3-7 times faster than an open flame.
  • Also called "fire whirls," this mix of wind and fire can burn fuel up to 3-7 times faster than an open flame. Watch our animated video of other weird disasters.

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July 15, 2015
There is a lot of buzz and interest surrounding this week’s New Yorker article The Really Big One: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.
July 13, 2015
Volunteers are some of the most important players when it comes to an emergency management team. Their importance is magnified during disasters, such as the recent flooding in Texas, where over 30
July 8, 2015
The Corporation for National and Community Service, the agency behind AmeriCorps NCCC and our partner in creating and maintaining FEMA Corps, has deployed many of their program members to help
July 1, 2015
The 4th of July in Washington, DC is one of my most epic days of the year -- thousands of tourists and locals flock to the nation’s capital to check out the fireworks on the National Mall.

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