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.
We've been looking for some time at improving the national alert system,'' said Don Jacks, spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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.
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.
Failing grades were given to Defense, Justice, State, Veterans Affairs, Treasury, Energy, Interior, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Agriculture, plus the Agency for International Development, Office of Personnel Management, Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
David Paulison, Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), plans to visit Roseville to formally recognize the City for its national achievement.
Carlton said the Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to distribute 3-by-5-inch cards listing what actions the public should take in the event of a chemical or biological attack.
In addition, customers will find resources and recommendations from the American Red Cross, the National Weather Service, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Hurricane Center.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, Secret Service and FBI are the lead federal agencies, staffing communication and operation centers in the Los Angeles area during the convention.
In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, for example, criminals posing as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employees stole social security numbers and other personal data by pretending to make the information a requirement for receiving emergency aid.
The conference at California State University, Northridge, drew experts from cities such as San Jose and Oakland, the state Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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