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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Emergency_Management_Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 and implemented by two Executive Orders on April 1, 1979. The agency's primary purpose is to coordinate the response to a disaster ...

www.fema.gov

Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico: the deadline to apply for assistance has been extended to 3/20/18. U.S. Virgin Islands: the deadline is 12/18/17. Apply online or at a disaster recovery center.

www.fema.gov/disasters

Emergency Declaration declared on December 08, 2017. California Lilac Fire ( FM-5228). Incident period: December 07, 2017. Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on December 07, 2017. California Skirball Fire (FM-5227). Incident period: December 06, 2017. Fire Management Assistance Declaration ...

www.fema.gov/about-agency

May 16, 2017 ... This page outlines our history and is for anyone interested in learning more about the agency.MissionFEMA'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 ...

www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/24/federal-response-teams-assisting-puerto-rico-and-us-virgin-islands

Sep 24, 2017 ... WASHINGTON – In the wake of Hurricane Maria, life, personal safety, and access to safe shelters for disaster survivors remain a priority of local responders, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the entire federal family. To aid in life sustaining missions, six FEMA Urban Search and ...

www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/311.html

Operates and maintains the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS). Administers, through the Federal Insurance Administration, the national flood insurance program. Coordinates, through the United States Fire Administration, federal programs in the areas of fire prevention and control. Provides training and education ...

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Governmental. http://www. fema.gov. United States of America. +1-202 646 4600. Overview; All Content; DRR Profile. FEMA coordinates the United States federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all ...

www.economist.com/topics/federal-emergency-management-agency-fema-united-states

Sep 27th 2017, 6:21 from Democracy in America. After days of silence the president said he would visit the devastated island101. Hurricanes provide plenty of opportunities for scams. Disaster fraud: Hurricanes provide plenty of opportunities for scams. Sep 14th 2017, 2:54 from Print edition. The federal government has ...

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May 10, 2007 ... accident, Congress and President Carter through a combination of legislation and an executive order established the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Emergency Management Council. In theory, the creation of FEMA consolidated the disaster preparedness responsibilities ...