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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

The National Response Framework Gets an Update

The National Response Framework Gets an Update

As part of FEMA’s renewed effort to build a national culture of preparedness, we're updating the national response framework, which serves as a national guide for how we as a country respond to all...

A Look Back At 2018 With Administrator Brock Long

A Look Back At 2018 With Administrator Brock Long

After a historic 2017, hurricane season, 2018 closed as anything but less challenging for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. On this episode, we caught up with FEMA Administrator Brock Long to discuss the monumental...

Faith and Community Partners

Faith and Community Partners

On this episode, Kevin Smith, director of the DHS center for faith and opportunity initiatives joins the FEMA podcast for a conversation on how FEMA partners with faith based and community groups before, during...

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos

“Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward See more here: https://www.facebook.com/324046344525/posts/10156636302244526