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Acting Secretary Duke to Observe Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery

On Wednesday, September 20th, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke will visit Florida to observe Hurricane Irma response and recovery efforts. Acting Secretary Duke will be joined by Florida Governor Rick Scott and other Florida officials. While in Marathon, Florida, Acting Secretary Duke and Governor Scott will hold a media availability.

FEMA Encourages Residents and Visitors in Hurricanes' Paths to Prepare Now

As Hurricane Maria advances toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Jose approaches the northeastern United States, residents and visitors in potentially affected areas should review their preparations. Always remember, listen to the instructions of state, tribal, territorial, commonwealth, and local officials.  

Florida Keys: Plan Ahead Before Returning Home to Be Safe

As the reentry process for the Lower Keys begins, FEMA stresses the importance of following guidance from your local officials. Currently only residents, business owners, disaster workers, and supply vehicles with appropriate identification, or re-entry stickers, will be permitted to enter.

FEMA Provides Update on Federal Support to Hurricane Irma Response

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues coordinating the efforts of the federal family, working alongside state, Commonwealth, tribal, territorial, and local emergency responders to help address the immediate needs of survivors following Hurricane Irma.


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