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FEMA Content

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This week kicks off the first event in the annual Alliances for Climate Action virtual series with key speakers including FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy. This year’s annual event will be co-hosted by FEMA and NASA and will feature leaders from the public, private, non-governmental and academic sectors who will discuss how they’re tackling the growing threat of climate change.
Press Release
Flooding risks across the nation are becoming more severe with increasing frequency and intensity. In this changing world, we know how important it is to have these changes reflected in the way that our programs function. That is why FEMA is seeking public feedback to help improve the Community Rating System.
Blog entry
In recognition of National Preparedness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), FEMA and the Ad Council released new Ready Campaign PSAs today, developed specifically for the Latino community as part of FEMA’s approach to advance accessibility and cultural competency in boosting the nation’s preparedness. The new “Prepare to Protect” PSAs in Spanish and English inform people living in communities across the country how to prepare for natural disasters. These new PSAs represent a first for FEMA with the specific focus on the Latino community and will supplement the other elements of this year’s campaign’s work to reach all audiences around the nation.
Press Release
FEMA released an updated version of “Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans.” FEMA will host a series of 60-minute webinar sessions to discuss the update and key changes to CPG 101 with whole community partners.
FEMA Event
FEMA released an updated version of “Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans.” FEMA will host a series of 60-minute webinar sessions to discuss the update and key changes to CPG 101 with whole community partners.
FEMA Event
Join us for an Individual and Community Preparedness webinar about preparing youth for emergencies and disasters.
FEMA Event
FEMA’s Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Administrator for Resilience Alex Amparo discusses how the new guide helps public and private sector emergency managers at all levels collaborate to increase community resilience.
Blog entry
Hunter Tobey is a returning Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) member from Massachusetts. In this fun Q and A, Hunter reflects on the past year with the council, shares some helpful tips for new members and looks ahead to next year with big plans!
Blog entry
Mohammed Billah was working as an environmental engineer for the Environmental Protection Agency when hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria made landfall in 2017. He decided to lend his talents to hurricane response efforts by joining the Surge Capacity Force.
Blog entry
Coordination to break the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction, and repeated damage continues between FEMA, the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery, and the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency. This effort has led to $93.03 million obligated for projects to reduce the loss of life and property from disasters through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.      
Press Release