Category: NHFD Staff News

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...

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

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...

DRRA: Transformational Legislation for Emergency Management

DRRA: Transformational Legislation for Emergency Management

On October 5, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (DRRA) into law as part of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. FEMA worked closely with Congress...

My Preparedness Initiative (MyPI): Teaching Preparedness to America’s Youth

My Preparedness Initiative (MyPI): Teaching Preparedness to America’s Youth

FEMA created the Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) in 2012 to bring together young leaders who are interested in supporting disaster preparedness and making a difference in their communities, by completing disaster preparedness projects nationally and locally. We...

Beatrice Nebraska: Successful Disaster Mitigation

Beatrice Nebraska: Successful Disaster Mitigation

A discussion with some experts in mitigation and review an actual example of how mitigation is preventing risk to lives and property in the City of Beatrice, Nebraska during flooding events. See more here:...