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Media Advisory: Press Conference on Puerto Rico Response Efforts

Release date: 
October 6, 2017

WHO:   

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR, Ricardo Rosselló

ACTING DEPUTY SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Claire Grady

FEMA FEDERAL COORDINATING OFFICER, Alejandro De La Campa

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION

                       

WHEN: 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. EDT

 

WHERE: 

CENTRO DE CONVENCIONES, First Floor Press Room, 100 Convention Blvd, San Juan, PR, 00907-4900

 

A Congressional delegation of bipartisan Senators and Members of Congress will host a press briefing on response and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico to include:

Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (R-Puerto Rico), Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), Chairman, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), Chairman, Energy Subcommittee, Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Ranking Member, Personnel Subcommittee, Senate Armed Services Committee

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Senate Armed Services Committee

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), Ranking Member, Readiness & Management Support Subcommittee, Senate Armed Services Committee

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member, House Homeland Security Committee

Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), House Armed Services Committee

Anyone can view or capture live from the internet at www.dvidshub.net then select live events. Or, news agencies can receive via satellite feed at:  Galaxy 23 Service Located @ 121 degrees west Transponder: CH18/CV18Downlink Frequency: 4073.5 Vertical Carrier type: MPEG-4, DVB-S2Modulation: 8PSK Symbol Rate: 6.5375 FEC: 5/6 Pilot: On Network ID: 620 SD1 is service channel #1 SD2 is service channel #2 HD is service channel #8. The technical operations center can be reached at 678-421-6690.

The briefing will be live-streamed via https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/12580  and https://www.facebook.com/fema.

Information to include news, rumor control, how you can help, safety tips and more can be found at http://www.fema.gov/hurricane-maria.

Imagery and videos, as well as previous press conferences, can be found at https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/FSPRVI. A link to subscribe to the feature page can be found at https://www.dvidshub.net/alerts/features/2921.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

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Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 11:59