FEMA (@fema )

FEMA

Bio Our story of supporting citizens & first responders before, during, and after emergencies. For emergencies, call your local fire/EMS/police or 9-1-1.
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Account created 09-10-2008 16:54:20
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Twitter Web App : 250+ Soldiers from the Cal Guards 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have completed Type II Hand Crew training with CAL FIRE at Camp Roberts and are now Task Force McLeod in the fight against the Creek Fire and the Sequoia Complex Fire. Good luck and stay safe out there!

Twitter Web App : Dale derives great satisfaction from the collaborative aspect of her work. “I’m happiest when other FEMA programs and the Grants Division work together to achieve common goals for managing Region 2’s vast portfolio of grants. It helps survivors.”

#WeAreFEMA
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Twitter Web App : Meet Dale! She’s the Director of Grants Management in our FEMA Region 2 office. Her team supports our state, local, tribal and territorial partners to manage awards to reduce disaster risks. She finds it particularly rewarding to see how these funds help transform communities.

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Twitter Web App : USACE continues dredging the Calcasieu Shipping Channel following Hurricane #Laura. The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway remains open in the New Orleans District (Corps of Engineers) area of responsibility.

Twitter Web App : This #NationalPreparednessMonth, don't forget to download & add a Disaster Distress brochure & wallet card to your preparedness kit! It has warning signs, resources, & more. #DisastersDontWait #BeReady bit.ly/2Hyk3VN

Twitter Web App : Join FEMA’s Katherine Fox and Camille Crain as they introduce the BRIC (Building Resilience Infrastructure in Communities) mitigation program.
#NEMAVirtual2020 #BRIC #LastSession

Twitter Web App : Latest facts and figures on our activities from the ongoing response to Hurricane #Laura (As of Sept. 25)

Twitter Web App : AL: After you have registered for assistance, our staff may contact you by phone to answer questions about the type and extent of damage sustained. To verify identity & prevent fraud, we will give you the first 4 numbers of your registration ID & ask you to provide the last 4.

Twitter Web App : In the coming weeks this warehouse will be stocked with PPE. This space is needed to hold our PPE stockpile MEMA has been building during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently our PPE is spread across six locations.

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Twitter Web App : The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports southwest Louisiana with Hurricane #Laura recovery efforts in more ways than one. Still, the primary mission remains to provide temporary roofing for homeowners until more permanent repairs can be made.
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Twitter Web App : Has your small business analyzed its vulnerabilities and the potential impacts of a disaster?

Plan ahead before a disaster strikes. ready.gov/planning

#ReadyBusiness

Twitter Web App : Meet Katrina, Region 8s Community Preparedness Officer.

Katrina works to build a culture of preparedness, and one group she is especially passionate about connecting with is our youth.

Watch more below 👇🏼

#WeAreFEMA
#DisastersDontWait
#NationalPreparednessMonth

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Twitter Web App : .Samaritans Purse is one of many non-profit organizations that actively help impacted families on the ground. They distribute food as well as provide supplies like air filters & fans.

Learn how you can support the valuable work voluntary organizations: nvoad.org
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Twitter Web App : Kevin Smith, Director of the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives at Homeland Security, traveled to Santa Cruz County, California, to visit the impacted communities and learn about current recovery efforts following the wildfires.

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Hootsuite Inc. : The White House recently approved Public Assistance in Florida in response to Hurricane Sally. This program funds local government, private sector & non-profit organizations for debris clean up & infrastructure damage.

More info & how to apply: fema.gov/disaster/4564

Twitter Web App : Operation Blue Roof is active in Louisiana. It is a priority mission managed by USACE for FEMA. Operation #BlueRoof provides homeowners with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs after #Laura until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs.

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Twitter Web App : Texas: #Ensure2Insure by 10/24!
If you were impacted by #HurricaneHarvey and received a Group Flood Insurance Policy, its time to purchase flood insurance.

More: floodsmart.gov
#FloodSmart #floodinsurance #NFIP

Twitter Web App : Severe weather can affect emotional health. The Disaster Distress is providing immediate crisis counseling and support to those experiencing emotional distress related to the natural disasters across 🇺🇸

☎️ Call 1-800-985-5990
📱 Text TalkWithUs to 66746

Twitter Web App : USACE staff are located in Cameron Parish and able to support in-person right-of-entry applications for Operation #BlueRoof. This free service allows those affected by #Laura to obtain a protective covering on their home until permanent repairs can be made. 📷: M. Glasch