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Examine the outcomes of leveraging data-driven assessments and technical assistance from the Community Planning and Capacity Building (CPCB) Recovery Support Function (RSF) to empower underserved communities in Puerto Rico to recover.

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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.

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Since the beginning of the response to and recovery from the June 25-26 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, FEMA and the State of Michigan have been committed to ensuring that all survivors have access to the programs and assistance the Agency and State offer.

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WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA announced its new equity definition to ensure alignment and coordinated progress across the agency.

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WASHINGTON -- DHS today announced three immediate steps FEMA is taking to reduce barriers to access experienced by underserved populations through programs that provide individual assistance to disaster survivors.

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Today, FEMA announced two initiatives to advance equity across the agency, which are part of the agency’s efforts to focus on reducing barriers and increasing opportunities. The two major initiatives are the formation of an Equity Enterprise Steering Group and the establishment of a robust stakeholder engagement process to develop the agency’s 2022 – 2026 Strategic Plan.

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We invite you to join us on May 11th to engage in a community discussion about how FEMA is working with other federal agencies to coordinate with state, tribal and territorial authorities and private sector partners and others to ensure vaccine equity for people with disabilities and to assist, augment and expedite vaccinations in the United States.

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From April to July 2021, FEMA sought public comments on how the agency's programs deal with climate change and underserved communities and populations.

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Flood insurance rates can be costly and difficult to understand.

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One of the biggest challenges we face at FEMA is making sure that we get important messages to the people who need them. Whether we are warning people about an approaching hurricane, explaining how to stay safe during an earthquake or sharing information on how to get vaccinated during a pandemic, communication is vital to the success of FEMA’s mission.

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