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Whatever the disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, leads the federal government’s response as part of a team of responders.

Last Published Date: June 7, 2018

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May 2

FEMA Administrator Brock Long gives listeners insight into FEMA’s mission, vision and the role of emergency management.  Administrator Long also talks about his first 8 months on the job, FEMA’s large-scale response to the historic 2017 hurricane season and FEMA’s strategic goals to more effectively serve the American public before, during and after a disaster.

Apr 11

Kathleen Fox, FEMA Acting Assistant Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, talks about why her work sustains her.   After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fox shares how she felt a “sense of urgency and incredible sense of duty to do the right thing for those that suffered so dearly.”

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