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FEMA and the Law Enforcement Community

FEMA and the Law Enforcement Community

On this episode we caught up with Roberto Hylton, the Director of the Office of Law Enforcement Engagement and Integration for FEMA and talked with him about his team's mission to integrate emergency management...

Resiliency: A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kaniewski

Resiliency: A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kaniewski

On this episode Dr. Dan Kaniewski, FEMA’s Deputy Administrator for Resilience, joins us to talk about how FEMA’s new strategic and structural focus on Resiliency will make America safer, stronger and better prepared for...

More Efficient Disaster Response through Pre-Disaster Contracts

More Efficient Disaster Response through Pre-Disaster Contracts

On this episode, we talked to Dennis Jones, emergency management director for Chatham County, Georgia. He shares his experience leading his county through Hurricane Matthew and the lessons learned that led to more efficient...

Making “Cents” Out of Disaster Financial Preparedness

Making “Cents” Out of Disaster Financial Preparedness

Today on the FEMA Podcast we talk with Rebecca Wiggins, Executive Director of AFCPE, to better understand FEMA’s partnership with her organization and how it will benefit the nation when it comes to being...

Agency Update: FEMA Turns 40 Years Old

Agency Update: FEMA Turns 40 Years Old

Today, FEMA turns 40 and we’re throwing it back, highlighting a history of milestone events, landmark legislation, and the rarely told story of how the Agency got to where it is today. In the...

Teaching Students How to Prepare for Emergencies and Disasters – STEP

Teaching Students How to Prepare for Emergencies and Disasters – STEP

FEMA created the Student Tools for Emergency Planning or STEP program, a curriculum for fourth and fifth grade students, to teach students how to prepare for emergencies and disasters and trains them to become...

Press Conference – FEMA 720

Press Conference – FEMA 720

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, March 25, 2019 – Audio recording of the press conference that took place on Monday, March 25, 2019. FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Michael Byrne (left) and COR3 Executive Director Omar Marrero...

Flood Insurance Public Service Announcement (30 seconds)

Flood Insurance Public Service Announcement (30 seconds)

FLOODING CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME AND AT ANY LOCATION. FLOOD INSURANCE IS THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST DAMAGE TO YOUR HOME OR PROPERTY. IF YOUR COMMUNITY IS ONE OF THE MORE THAN...

State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Toolkit Lifelines

State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Toolkit Lifelines

A community lifeline enables the continuous operation of business and government functions and is critical to human health and safety or economic security. The lifelines concept reframes incident information to provide decision makers with...

Youth Preparedness Council Announcement – Spanish :30

Youth Preparedness Council Announcement – Spanish :30

Thirty (:30)  second public service announcment in Spanish to promote the open application period for FEMA's Youth Preparedness Council for 2019 See more here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/audio/177424