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USFA Fire Administrator Chief Keith Bryant shares how to prevent home fires and keep your family safe this holiday season.

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Norma Su’a Owens remembers constantly preparing for hurricanes as a child. After Hurricane Iwa in 1982, resources were especially limited.

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Kathy Smith, AICP, Planning and Safety Branch Chief shares her views on the importance of the 20th anniversary of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. 

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FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights Director Jo Linda Johnson, shares more about the importance of FEMA's upcoming Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits.

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Leviticus “L.A.” Lewis is a self-professed space geek. Growing up, L.A.

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In 2013, Colorado was facing the largest floods it had seen in over 30 years. That year, FEMA hired Mark Petitt to support the disaster declaration.

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Kathy Smith, AICP, Planning and Safety Branch Chief shares her views on the importance of the 20th anniversary of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. 

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A Louisiana homeowner hugged Paul Huang, assistant administrator for FEMA’s Federal Insurance, after his team adjusted her flood insurance claim, helped muck out her house and provided her with a $

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As the Gulf Coast braces for the seventh named storm to strike the area this season, it is critical for those in the storm’s path to prepare for impact.

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In 2019, Lindsey Parker had not yet completed her first internship at FEMA when she decided she would try to return as an intern the following year.

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Last updated March 6, 2020