FEMA Weekly Bulletin (11/01/12)

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Due to FEMA’s operational posture in response to Hurricane Sandy, the Administrator’s Awards Ceremony, previously scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2012, is postponed until further notice. An announcement will be made with the new date for the ceremony in the upcoming weeks.

You are encouraged to log on to the FEMA Intranet Homepage or the Employee News & Announcements page to read the latest updates on FEMA’s response to Hurricane Sandy. 

Thank you for all of your continued hard work and dedication in responding to Hurricane Sandy!


Employee Articles highlights

  • Logistics rolls out new technology tools for FEMA reservists.
  • Region VI’s  Hazards and Performance Analysis branch provides training


Employee Announcements highlights

  • Voting - FEMA encourages all employees to exercise their rights and responsibilities as citizens to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. 


Training and Career Development Opportunities  

  • Internal Rotation Opportunities - The FEMA Internal Rotation Program is a professional development program designed to engage and strengthen the FEMA workforce. The Career Development and Training Office has posted five internal rotation announcements.  

Nominations are being accepted for the following:

  • Executive Potential Program - The Executive Potential Program is hosted by the USDA Graduate School and is designed to enhance participant’s leadership effectiveness.
  • DHS Fellows Program - The DHS Fellows Program is for GS-14 to GS-15 employees and is hosted by the Partnership for Public Service.
  • Department of Defense Senior Service Schools  - The Department of Defense enables employees to obtain their masters’ degree in a number of academic fields.  The programs are 10 to 11 months in-residence opportunities.
  • Human Resources for Managers and Supervisors  - The FEMA Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer, Career Development and Training Branch is providing additional Human Resources for Supervisors and Managers classes to  ensure agency supervisors and managers hired or promoted prior to Fiscal Year 2012 meet their developmental obligations and have a quality learning experience.



President Obama in New Jersey: "We Are Here for You" October 31, 2012

Sandy update 4: Staying safe & how to help October 30, 2012

Sandy update 3: follow the direction of local officials October 28, 2012

Seeing teamwork before Hurricane Sandy  October 28, 2012   



FEMA and Federal Partners Continue Steadfast Support for Areas Affected by Superstorm  October 31, 2012

Federal Aid Programs for State of New Jersey Disaster Recovery  October 30, 2012

President Obama Signs Virginia Emergency Declaration  October 30, 2012

President Declares Major Disaster for New Jersey  October 30, 2012

Federal Aid Programs for State of New York Disaster Recovery October 30, 2012


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Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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