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Written testimony of FEMA for a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management hearing titled “FEMA Reauthorization: Recovering Quicker and Smarter”

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Associate Administrator Joseph Nimmich addresses how FEMA continues to assist communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, the tornadoes in Oklahoma and the numerous floods in the Midwest and Alaska, as well as how FEMA is using the new authorities provided by the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (SRIA)

Written testimony of FEMA for a Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Emergency Management field hearing titled “Extreme Weather in Alaska: State and Federal Response to Imminent Disasters in the Arctic”

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Associate Administrator David Miller, and FEMA Region X Regional Administrator Kenneth Murphy address FEMA’s role and programs that go into effect following disasters and emergencies declared by the President.

Written testimony of FEMA for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing titled “Emergency MGMT 2.0: How #SocialMedia & New Tech are Transforming Preparedness, Response, & Recovery …”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Senior Manager of Digital Engagement Shayne Adamski addresses why social media is important to the work FEMA does as well as how FEMA uses social media and strategic partnerships to fulfill their mission.

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Visit to Missouri

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Joplin, Mo. where she joined Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Joplin Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean, Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Rich Serino and Red Cross President Gail McGovern to participate in the 2nd Annual Day of Remembrance of the Joplin tornado. During the event, Secretary Napolitano presented the 2012 Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience to Jane Cage, Chair of the Citizens Advisory Recovery Team (CART), and the citizens of Joplin, recognizing their contributions in the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes in May 2011.

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