Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long addresses the historic disaster season of 2017, the lessons we’ve learned, and his plans for the future of FEMA.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6 Regional Administrator Tony Robinson addresses the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey and the path forward for FEMA and state and local partners.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) District 8 Commander Rear Admiral Paul Thomas addresses the Coast Guard’s preparations for the next Atlantic hurricane season, lessons learned from the 2017 hurricane season, and the demands contingency responses place on the Coast Guard.
The HV-X platform integrates forecast and planning data to provide emergency managers with decision support tools for use in advance of and during tropical weather.
While Nov. 30 marks the end of a historic hurricane season, FEMA and its partners continue to work diligently in support of disaster survivors recovering from the devastating season. Four hurricanes made landfall: Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate (the first three were classified as major hurricanes, which affected roughly 25.8 million people). Also during this season, nearly two dozen large wildfires burned more than 200,000 acres of land in northern California.
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.
Children in Texas may be struggling emotionally in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Last night, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke traveled to Houston, Texas to discuss and observe ongoing recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is raising awareness that Hurricane Irma disaster survivors, and their friends and family, should be alert for false rumors, scams, identity theft, and fraud. Although many Americans are working hard to help their neighbors now, during chaotic times, some will always try to take advantage of the most vulnerable.
Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke extended the limited Jones Act Waiver initially signed on September 8 at the recommendation of the Departments of Defense and Energy.