As a part of FEMA, you will solve tough problems, working directly with emergency management, subject matter and policy experts. Far beyond shifting a KR or KPI a fraction of a percentage, your work will help communities prepare for disasters and survivors recover from one of the worst days of their lives. See your skills bring complex, public facing, nationwide-scale systems to life.
Four years ago, engineer Tyler Billingsley woke up after taking his kids trick-or-treating to dozens of texts: Dugway Road in Richmond, Vermont, had washed out. Over Halloween night, heavy rain had swollen the Huntington River, destroying 60 feet of an old stone retaining wall and the eastbound lane over it.
Hurricane Hilary is strengthening as it moves towards the West Coast. The storm is bringing the potential of flash flooding, strong winds, and mudslides to southern California, southern Nevada and western Arizona.
After a disaster, people often come together to support survivors. Communities hit by disasters rely on this support in every stage of recovery. The devastating Hawaii wildfires left a trail of destruction, causing immense loss and tragedy. Whether you are an individual or a business, your help today and throughout the response is instrumental in supporting this community as they rebuild.
Children are often overlooked when it comes to disaster preparedness, but they face unique challenges during and after a disaster. When we involve children in all phases of preparedness and recovery, everyone benefits.
As the summer heat continues, we can’t forget about our fury family members. Many people care for pets, livestock or service animals. It is important to keep them in mind when temperatures rise. Here are 6 ways you can help protect your pet from the heat this summer!
State and local governments are facing increasingly sophisticated threats to their critical infrastructure and public safety. In order to protect our homeland and communities across the nation from these persistent threats, it is critical that our government parrs work together to build the skills, knowledge, and capabilities we need to truly manage the cyber risks that we face.
FEMA Region 5, in partnership with the National Exercise Division, co-hosted a first-of-its-kind Extreme Heat Summit in Chicago on May 9 – 10. Set on the 99th floor of the iconic Willis Tower, this two-day summit offered a forum for agency leadership and federal partners to identify and address key challenges in protecting our communities during dangerously high temperature events.
Desirre Herrera is from Sapello, N.M. Prior to joining the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Las Vegas Claims Office, Desiree worked with the New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute as a monitoring technician. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her 3-year-old son and family,horseback riding, hiking,hunting and being in the mountains.