Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA and The City of Birmingham: Building Safer Schools Together

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Birmingham, Ala., August 23, 2011—FEMA representatives donate a Safe Room model to the Birmingham City School System at Huffman High school. FEMA's Mitigation Program uses these rooms to accommodate structures from extreme weather threats, such as tornadoes.  Huffman High School is hoping to use the model to develop better safe rooms through the Birmingham School District according to Principle John Lyons. Left to Right: Anthony Gardener, Huffman High School;  James Crawford III, HPA Engineer, FEMA; Terry Walker, CEO Group Supervisor, FEMA; Victor Evans, CEO Team Lead, FEMA; Craig Witherspoon, Superintendent, Birmingham City Schools;  F A Brown, Huffman High school; John Lyons, principal, Huffman High School; Terence Marzette,  Huffman High School; and Luletha Cheatham, HM Director, FEMA. FEMA Photo/Ruth Kennedy
Birmingham, Ala., August 23, 2011—FEMA representatives donate a Safe Room model to the Birmingham City School System at Huffman High school. FEMA's Mitigation Program uses these rooms to accommodate structures from extreme weather threats, such as tornadoes. Huffman High School is hoping to use the model to develop better safe rooms through the Birmingham School District according to Principle John Lyons. Left to Right: Anthony Gardener, Huffman High School; James Crawford III, HPA Engineer, FEMA; Terry Walker, CEO Group Supervisor, FEMA; Victor Evans, CEO Team Lead, FEMA; Craig Witherspoon, Superintendent, Birmingham City Schools; F A Brown, Huffman High school; John Lyons, principal, Huffman High School; Terence Marzette, Huffman High School; and Luletha Cheatham, HM Director, FEMA. FEMA Photo/Ruth Kennedy - Location: Birmingham, AL
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