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By Laura Algeo, National Cooperating Technical Partners Program Coordinator

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On Jan. 7, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico and launched FEMA into action. This would set the tone for emergency management in 2020.

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As temperatures drop, it’s important to begin preparing for colder months and the threats they present. Winter storms can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice and high winds.

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This year, an unusually active hurricane season brought strong and destructive storms, a pandemic swept the globe and a record number of wildfires burned in the West.

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Director of FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination Linda Mastandrea shares some common myths and facts about disabi

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By Paul Taylor, FEMA Region 7 Administrator and Capt. Dana Hall, Region 7 Administrator for the U.S.

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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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Last updated March 6, 2020