FEMA’s employees are committed to serving our country before, during and after disasters. Every day more than 20,000 emergency managers work to make our nation safer, stronger and more prepared.
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The core values that guide our agency can be found in our capstone doctrine, “We Are FEMA.” Every day, across the nation, FEMA employees are inspired by that mission and are working tirelessly to make a difference.

We encourage you to learn more about the staff and their mission-driven work and the who, what and why behind our mission.

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Watch more stories in our We Are FEMA playlist on YouTube.

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The men and women of FEMA are our most valuable assets. This diverse team represents every U.S. state, local, tribal and territorial area and our effectiveness is enhanced because we understand the communities we serve. We strive to ensure that our values of compassion, fairness, integrity and respect are reflected through our actions in every step in the process.

Explore these stories to get to know the people of FEMA and the many ways they are helping to create a more prepared and resilient nation. To join our team, go to USAJOBS.gov to see the latest job openings.

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“FEMA allows me the opportunity to continue working to help others in need."

– Arlena, Region 2

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"My FEMA training and my ability to remain calm in uncertain situations undoubtedly played a significant role in me saving an elderly woman's life."

– Tom, Region 9

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“As I support the Deaf employee, I
get to see the amazing work that unfolds, the collaboration that
happens and the survivors who are able to benefit. Our Deaf
employees are dedicated to providing assistance to these
survivors, and I am so fortunate to be part of it,”

– Yasmine, Reservists

El 3 de diciembre se conmemora el Día Internacional de las Personas con Discapacidades. Este día tiene como objetivo fomentar los derechos y el bienestar de las personas con discapacidades en todos los aspectos de la sociedad y fomentar la sensibilización en cada aspecto de la vida política, social, económica y cultural.

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Este Día de los Veteranos, FEMA dedica tiempo para honrar a nuestros veteranos. Estos valientes hombres y mujeres lo arriesgaron todo para fortalecer nuestra nación. Nos sentimos honrados de que muchos veteranos continúen sirviendo, desempeñando funciones vitales en el trabajo que hacemos en FEMA.

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Durante el mes de junio se celebra el Mes de la Herencia del Inmigrante y es un excelente momento para destacar la diversidad que se refleja a través de nuestra fuerza laboral.

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Junio es el Mes de la Herencia del Inmigrante y un excelente momento para resaltar la diversidad que se refleja a través de nuestra fuerza laboral.

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El Día Internacional de la Mujer es un día mundialmente reconocido que celebra los logros sociales, económicos, culturales y políticos de las mujeres.

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Norma Su’a Owens recuerda que de niña se preparaba constantemente para los huracanes. Después del huracán Iwa en 1982, los recursos eran extremadamente limitados.

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La propietaria de una vivienda en Louisiana abrazó a Paul Huang, administrador adjunto del Seguro Federal de FEMA, después de que su equipo ajustara su reclamo al seguro de inundación, ayudó a limp

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