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Archive of Congressional Testimony

This page contains past congressional testimony and speeches from FEMA administration officials, from 2019 and prior, in PDF format.

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Bob Fenton Testimony Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

July, 2020 Statement of Robert Fenton, Region 9 Administrator, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Before the Committee of Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate

Michael Grimm Testimony to Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Feb. 27, 2020 Testimony of Michael Grimm, Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Before the Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee of Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee on Environment, U.S. House of Representatives

Courage Under Fire: Examining Government Preparedness and Response to Wildfires in California

Field Hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Subcommittee on the Environment. FEMA witness: Regional Administrator Robert Fenton.

Assessing FEMA's Readiness for Future Disasters

Hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security. FEMA witness: Acting Administrator Peter T. Gaynor

Disaster Preparedness: DRRA Implementation & FEMA Readiness

Hearing before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. FEMA witness: Daniel Kaniewski, Deputy Administrator for Resilience.

FEMA Contracting: Reviewing Lessons Learned from Past Disasters to Improve Preparedness

Hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security. FEMA witness: Associate Administrator Brian Kamoie.

FEMA's Budget Submission for Fiscal Year 2020

Hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security. FEMA witness: Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor.

FEMA's Budget Submission for Fiscal Year 2020

Hearing before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security. FEMA witness: Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor.

Update on Recovery Efforts for the 2017 and 2018 Disasters

Hearing before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security. FEMA witness: Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor.

Evaluating Federal Disaster Response and Recovery Effort

Hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

FEMA witness: Administrator Brock Long

“Are We Ready? Recovering from the 2017 Disasters and Preparing for the 2018 Hurricane Season”

Hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. FEMA witness: Associate Administrator Jeffrey Byard

Securing Our Communities: Federal Support to High-Risk Urban Areas

Field Hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications. The hearing title is: “Securing Our Communities: Federal Support to High-Risk Urban Areas”. FEMA witness: Assistant Administrator Thomas DiNanno. Location: Staten Island, New York.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Budget Submission for Fiscal Year 2019

Statement of William B. Long - Administrator FEMA - DHS before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security United States House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

FEMA: Prioritizing a Culture of Preparedness

William B. Long, Administrator, FEMA, DHS before the Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee, United States Senate

Update on the Restoration of Puerto Rico’s Electric Infrastructure

FEMA Office of Response and Recovery Associate Administrator Jeff Byard to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Hawaii False Missile Alert: What Happened and What Should We Do Next?

Office of Continuity Communications Director Antwane Johnson - Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet

Bureaucratic Challenges to Hurricane Recovery in Puerto Rico

FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer - Puerto Rico Mike Byrne speaking to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security

Preparedness, Response, and Rebuilding: Lessons from the 2017 Disasters

Hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee. The hearing title is titled “Preparedness, Response, and Rebuilding: Lessons from the 2017 Disasters”. FEMA witness: Administrator Long. Time: 10:30 AM. Location: 210 Capitol Visitor Center (House side).

Impacts of the 2017 Wildfires in the United States”. FEMA witness: Regional Administrator Robert Fenton.

Hearing before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, & Emergency Management.

Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings

House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communication

Office of Continuity Communications Director Antwane Johnson

Last updated June 2, 2021