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Author: Administrator Pete Gaynor
Since March 18, FEMA has led the whole-of-America response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have worked with state, local, tribal and territorial partners, as well as non-governmental organizations and the private sector to fight COVID-19. We have helped deliver millions of supplies, provided over $1.6 billion in disaster relief funds and expanded testing capabilities across the country. The lessons we have learned along the way are essential to the new challenges we face as we enter the hurricane seasons. Our agency has been making extensive efforts not only to continue normal...
Posted On: May 20, 2020
Author: Administrator Pete Gaynor
This week marks completion of FEMA’s first month leading the Whole-of-America coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response.  While we have a way to go, I have no doubt that we will be successful in protecting our communities by slowing the spread of the virus.  The efforts and lessons learned in these first 30 days will shape our approach moving forward.Preserve and Prioritize Scarce Resources to Save Lives   Our priority remains ensuring critical healthcare workers have the necessary PPE to treat COVID-19 patients.  We also want to ensure that workers, whose jobs...
Posted On: April 17, 2020