Collection: Conversations with FEMA

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Messages from FEMA Senior Leadership.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator, discusses steps you can take now to be prepared for hurricane season.

    Conversations with FEMA: Craig Fugate

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator, discusses steps you can take now to be prepared for hurricane season.
  • Elizabeth Zimmerman, FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator for Response and Recovery, discusses actions FEMA is taking and what you should do for the upcoming hurricane season.

    Conversations with FEMA: Elizabeth Zimmerman

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Elizabeth Zimmerman, FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator for Response and Recovery, discusses actions FEMA is taking and what you should do for the upcoming hurricane season.
  • David Miller, Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, talks about preparing for hurricane season, specifically ensuring you have insurance coverage.

    Conversations with FEMA: David Miller

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    David Miller, Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, talks about preparing for hurricane season, specifically ensuring you have insurance coverage.
  • Eric Smith, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics talks about preparations for the upcoming hurricane season.

    Conversations with FEMA: Eric Smith

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Eric Smith, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics talks about preparations for the upcoming hurricane season.
  • Damon Penn, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Programs discusses wireless emergency alerts and hurricane preparedness.

    Conversations with FEMA: Damon Penn

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Damon Penn, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Programs discusses wireless emergency alerts and hurricane preparedness.
  • Marcie Roth and Neil McDevitt from FEMA's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination talk about the importance of preparedness for the disability community.

    Conversations with FEMA: Marcie Roth and Neil McDevitt

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Marcie Roth and Neil McDevitt from FEMA's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination talk about the importance of preparedness for the disability community.
  • Alex Amparo, FEMA's Deputy Assistant Administrator for Recovery speaks to the importance of everyone having a role in recovering from disaster.

    Conversations with FEMA: Alex Amparo

    Video by Paul Luke
    Alex Amparo, FEMA's Deputy Assistant Administrator for Recovery speaks to the importance of everyone having a role in recovering from disaster.
  • Waddy Gonzalez, Branch Chief, Mass Care and Emergency Assistance, FEMA Individual Assistance Division, talks about the importance of being prepared for hurricanes.

    Conversations with FEMA: Waddy Gonzalez

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    Waddy Gonzalez, Branch Chief, Mass Care and Emergency Assistance, FEMA Individual Assistance Division, talks about the importance of being prepared for hurricanes.
  • Manitou Springs, CO September 21, 2013--Renee Bafallis, a FEMA Public Affairs officer (PIO) talks to a Manitou Springs resident about registering with FEMA for assistance.The area was badly damaged because of recent flooding in the area. FEMA is working with local, state and other federal agencies to provide assistance to residents and business affected by recent foods. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

    FEMA responds to recent flooding

    Photo by Patsy Lynch
    Manitou Springs, CO September 21, 2013--Renee Bafallis, a FEMA Public Affairs officer (PIO) talks to a Manitou Springs resident about registering with FEMA for assistance.The area was badly damaged because of recent flooding in the area. FEMA is working with local, state and other federal agencies to provide assistance to residents and business affected by recent foods. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
  • Paul Morey describes his personal experience and professional involvement in Hurricane Katrina. Paul was living in Ocean Springs Mississippi when Katrina made landfall and made the decision to evacuate with his wife who at the time was nine months pregnant. Paul recalls the response and reflects on lessons learned.

    Plan to Evacuate - Paul Morey

    Video by Dominick Biocchi
    Paul Morey describes his personal experience and professional involvement in Hurricane Katrina. Paul was living in Ocean Springs Mississippi when Katrina made landfall and made the decision to evacuate with his wife who at the time was nine months pregnant. Paul recalls the response and reflects on lessons learned.