FEMA Region 10 Earthquake Program Manager Amanda Siok shares how the people of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe are proactively taking steps to protect their community from an earthquake and tsunami.
With temperatures increasing, it’s important to pay attention to how the heat is impacting your body. Here are 6 ways to keep you and your loved ones cool this summer.
The diverse FEMA workforce is made of people from all different backgrounds, reflecting the wide range of cultures that can be found throughout the country. Join us this month as we spotlight employees who share their stories about what coming to the United States means to them.
From coloring pages to matching games, Pedro the penguin now helps children learn about disaster preparedness in six languages. The “Prepare with Pedro: Disaster Preparedness Activity Book” is available for free digital download and mail order in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean and both Simplified and Traditional Chinese.
In early 2020, when COVID-19 shook the world and became part of the collective vocabulary, the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah knew what they had to do. With their inherent resilience, ingenuity and compassion, they moved quickly to keep members of the tribe safe, healthy and protected.
June is Immigrant Heritage Month and an excellent time to showcase the diversity that is reflected through our workforce. This week we are featuring Gabriel Adler, who is serving as Legislative Branch Chief in the Office of External Affairs at FEMA Headquarters.
When states began requesting federal support to advance the COVID-19 vaccination mission, FEMA was quick to respond, readily available to aid communities in need. In Pennsylvania, the City of Philadelphia received FEMA support at two mass vaccination clinics: The Center City Vaccination Center (CCVC), a Type 1 federal pilot Community Vaccination Center, and the Esperanza Community Vaccination Center (ECVC), a Type 2 pilot site in North Philadelphia.
Just three months after Al Dintino and his family moved to North Carolina, Hurricane Florence was at their doorstep. Al Dintino repaired, retrofitted and constructed using modern building codes, with flooding in mind.