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FEMA

 (fē′mə)
abbr.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA

n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Federal Emergency Management Agency: a US government body intended to coordinate responses to a disaster in the US itself

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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Noun1.FEMA - an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities
Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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For homeowners whose FEMA verified real property loss exceeds the amount initially awarded, the application is automatically mailed after the initial rental assistance award, otherwise, the applicant must call FEMAs helpline to request it.
Every two weeks, FEMA is supposed to evaluate if families can go back home or have access to an alternative housing option, then notify both the hotel and the family whether they are eligible for an extension.
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FEMA GmbH will operate as a standalone business within RPM BSG Europe in conjunction with Tremco illbruck and the FEMA GmbH existing management team, which was developed by Heinz Fedder, founder and CEO, who will continue with the company in a consulting capacity.
While FEMA has coordinated with NDRN in the past, this agreement will strengthen their relationship to ensure the needs of people with disabilities, young children, seniors, and all members of the community are fully integrated into emergency-planning efforts.
According to Information Week, FEMA's deputy administrator for protection and national prepared ness told the 70 employees that accessed the database to stop using it because FEMA was no longer supporting the server on which it was housed.
FEMA was born, in the process, absorbing several organizations, including the Federal Insurance Administration, the National Weather Service Community Preparedness Program, the Federal Preparedness Agency of the General Services Administration and the National Fire Prevention and Control Administration.
FEMA has taken steps to ensure Recovery Act PSGP staff consistently follow the Department of Homeland Security's SSI policies and processes, but key actions have not been taken.
AT&T Government Solutions will serve as the primary wireless provider to FEMA and deliver secure, reliable wireless data and voice communications for the FEMA workforce.