Federal Emergency Management Agency


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Federal Emergency Management Agency

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FEMA

The agency of the federal government that supervises civil defense, disaster planning, and emergency medical services in communities that have suffered floods, tornados, hurricanes, and other catastrophes.

Federal Emergency Management Agency,

n.pr a government organization based in the United States that provides assistance, planning, and other services related to disaster management.
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The order requires the La Salle State Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $3,150, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
According to Phil May, federal coordinating officer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, "FEMA hopes to continuously increase this amount each day in the future.
A White House spokesman said Bush is waiting to hear from the Federal Emergency Management Agency whether California deserves federal funding, though one might think the video shot of a mountainside letting loose from terra firma and burying part of a community might have been enough evidence.
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IRVING, Texas -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) today announced that its Government Group had been awarded a new two-year contract by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Training and technology are being upgraded at tremendous cost, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which responded so well 10 years ago, has become part of the new U.
Registrations will continue to be taken at the center, "until we can be reasonably sure that we have reached as many of the residents of the area as possible," said an employee of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Einstein Wireless has partnered with Houston-based CellCast Communications, in cooperation with a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) pilot program covering a group of states, to demonstrate cell broadcast as a viable component of an emergency alert system.
We've been looking for some time at improving the national alert system,'' said Don Jacks, spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently drawing criticism from the victims of recent natural disasters who are citing slow reaction time, disorganization and mismanagement as causes for a seeming inability to provide adequate support in their time of acute need.
WASHINGTON - Los Angeles County has hired former Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt's lobbying firm to help recover $95 million in nearly 10-year-old Northridge Earthquake claims.
L-3 Wolf Coach command vehicles are currently in use by numerous state, local and federal government agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/Rapid Needs Assessment Team; National Guard Civil Support Team; Worcester, MA County Sheriff; New York Police Department; Connecticut State Police; New York State Police; Idaho State Police; Phoenix Police Department Special Operations Unit, and many others.

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