Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Noun1.Federal Emergency Management Agency - 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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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to Orange County through the Texas Division of Emergency Management to fund a project to acquire and demolish 20 structures impacted by flooding from Hurricane Harvey that may be at risk from future flood events.
Summary: New York [United States], October 4 (ANI): Three New York residents have filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump and administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) William Long, over the new Presidential Alert messaging system.
Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate relief efforts in 11 counties and several Indian reservations hard hit by wildfires.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Landsat data, which can identify areas of urbanization, are used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a key indicator of sites where the agency should further investigate the potential for flooding.
Colorado residents have received more than $245 million in federal recovery assistance since heavy rains brought flooding in September 2013, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Timothy Cannon, that Federal Emergency Management Agency official who we reported in the last issue was charged with helping the Gallup Organization secure a $6 million FEMA contract as he was being offered a job with Gallup, has pleaded guilty.
The test is being carried out in conjunction with the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other wireless providers.
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, flooding is the nation's most common natural disaster.
He also worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. After moving to Fernandina Beach in 1993, he was active in government and civic affairs.
Halstead wrote the letter to officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the urging of Governor Charlie Crist, who has expressed concern over the broad and potentially more widespread risks associated with drywall from China.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced approval of more US$1.1 million for a Dept of Natural and Environmental Resources flood control project in the Guanajibo River that was damaged in the floods of Sept.

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