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Collection: Hurricane Matthew

This collections contains Hurricane Matthew information and photos 4283-Florida 4283-Georgia 4285-North Carolina 4286-South Carolina
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October 6, 2016
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  • <p>This graphic provides guidance for how to shelter in place when you are in a high-rise building during a hurricane. Stay on floors just above the flood water or storm surge, but do not go to higher floors where the wind is stronger. Stay in a hallway or interior room.</p>

    Graphic: Hurricane Safety: Sheltering In Place In a High-Rise Building

    Photo by FEMA Graphic

    This graphic provides guidance for how to shelter in place when you are in a high-rise building during a hurricane. Stay on floors just above the flood water or storm surge, but do not go to higher floors where the wind is stronger. Stay in a hallway or interior room.

  • <p>The Defense Coordinating Element (DCE), in coordination with Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia provided support for staging commodities and generators in advance of Hurricane Matthew. The close coordination between DCE and FEMA Region III enabled supplies to be staged ahead of time and moved if and when necessary to the areas that may need them.</p>

    Staging Supplies at Fort A.P. Hill

    Photo by Will Powell

    The Defense Coordinating Element (DCE), in coordination with Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia provided support for staging commodities and generators in advance of Hurricane Matthew. The close coordination between DCE and FEMA Region III enabled supplies to be staged ahead of time and moved if and when necessary to the areas that may need them.

  • <p>Federal Coordinating Officer Don Keldsen (left) and Defense Coordinating Officer Colonel Bret Van Camp (right) coordinate closely during the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Region III staff, the Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT), and Defense Coordinating Element (DCE) worked together closely during the event.</p>

    FEMA Region III Coordinates Closely with Defense Coordinating Element

    Photo by Will Powell

    Federal Coordinating Officer Don Keldsen (left) and Defense Coordinating Officer Colonel Bret Van Camp (right) coordinate closely during the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Region III staff, the Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT), and Defense Coordinating Element (DCE) worked together closely during the event.