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FEMA Media Library

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Fire Prevention & Safety Grants Success Stories - Galesburg, IL Photo

Fire Damage on the outside of the home.

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Loss Avoidance Study - Village Creek Floodplain Acquisition

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Programmatic Environmental Assessment Stream and Shoreline Stabilization in New York and New Jersey

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Bristol, VA Fire Department Photo

The window where children escaped in the Texas Avenue Fire.

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Fire Prevention & Safety Grants Success Stories - Bristol, VA Photo

Norton City Friends Festival in Virginia in June 2006. Norton Virginia Fire Department taught fire safety to 500 children.

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Cedar Hill, TX Fire Department Photo

The Cedar Hill Fire Department was awarded a SAFER grant for $1.26 million, which was used to hire 12 new firefighters.

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Staffing For Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grant Success Stories - Cedar Hill, TX Photo

"The new firefighters have made a difference in response time and aiding the community"; said Steve Pollock, fire chief for Cedar Hill Fire Department.

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20 Years of the Disaster Mitigation Act Blog Graphic (Spanish)

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20 Years of the Disaster Mitigation Act Graphic

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Staffing For Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grant Success Stories - Winter Haven, FL Photo

A ten-story structure fire is contained quickly and residents have rescued thanks to additional workforce funding from a SAFER grant.