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Dec. 3 marks the annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and increase awareness in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
This Veterans Day, FEMA is taking the time to honor our veterans. These brave men and women risked everything to strengthen our nation. We are honored that many veterans continue to serve by playing vital roles in the work that we do at FEMA. One way we honor them is by sharing the stories of our courageous men and women in uniform to ensure they are not forgotten.
June was Immigrant Heritage Month. In the last month, we showcased some of the diversity that is reflected through our workforce. 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.
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.
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.
Norma Su’a Owens remembers constantly preparing for hurricanes as a child. After Hurricane Iwa in 1982, resources were especially limited. Her early experiences living on the islands of Hawaii made it clear how important it is for people to have what they need before, during and after disasters. Today, as a Customer Relationship Manager for FEMA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, Norma supports agency employees with their information technology needs
In 2013, Colorado was facing the largest floods it had seen in over 30 years. That year, FEMA hired Mark Petitt to support the disaster declaration. Mark is now a Disaster Recovery Specialist, Public Assistance Tribal Specialist for FEMA Region 8.