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Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Reinsurance Team receive the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 2017. The team was honored for their ingenuity and teamwork in creating and implementing an unprecedented program to purchase reinsurance for the National Flood Insurance Program, resulting in an additional $1 billion available to the Department for paying the survivor

The Secretary’s Award for Excellence 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Reinsurance Team receive the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov.

Hurricane Maria Update

One and a half months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico nearing category 5 strength, the government of Puerto Rico, FEMA and its federal partners have been making progress in one of the nation’s most logistically complex responses in history.

Expedited FEMA Funding Supports Recovery in the U.S. Virgin Islands

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided more than $41 million in expedited funding to support efforts by the Virgin Islands government to clean up storm-related debris, restore power, and protect residents during and after hurricanes Irma and Maria

Acting Secretary Elaine Duke

Hurricane Thank You

This year’s hurricane season has tested our nation.  It has tested the endurance of our first responders.  It has tested the capacity of government at all levels to respond.  It has tested the faith of survivors who have lost everything.

Island-Wide Radio System Coming Back Online

pproximately one-third of the island’s VHF radio system is back on-line allowing for communication between more than 30 municipalities. The system is expected to be fully functional throughout the island by early next week.  The repair and energizing of the system will now allow for communication between municipalities and with the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency. 

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