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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Formerly an independent federal agency that became part of the Department of Homeland Security on March 1,2003.FEMA's mission statement is to “lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response
and recovery efforts following any national incident.”FEMA (www.fema.gov) also initiates proactive
mitigation activities,trains first responders,and manages the National Flood Insurance Program.

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The order requires Security Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $3,250, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
The order requires Community First Bank & Trust to pay a civil money penalty of $5,500, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
The order requires the Central State Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $2,000, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide relief and emergency assistance to future disaster victims nationwide.
Saturday, speed restrictions on the Pennsylvania Turnpike from the Ohio border east to Breezewood, Exit 161, were lifted by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, PennDOT, the Turnpike Commission and the state police.
The conference at California State University, Northridge, drew experts from cities such as San Jose and Oakland, the state Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Members of SouthernLINC Wireless's government sales team and key members of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama Department of Human Resources, Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Air National Guard, Alabama National Guard and Alabama Power have already held one meeting this summer.
tonight, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, PennDOT and the state police will lift the speed restrictions on all Pennsylvania interstates.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster-recovery assistance sought by 38 public agencies, ranging from county and city governments to school, water and park districts.
Emergency Medical Services Corporation (NYSE: EMS) announced today that its subsidiary, American Medical Response (AMR), has been awarded a contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and General Services Administration (GSA) to provide emergency medical transportation and paratransit evacuation services for the city of New Orleans and 12 coastal Louisiana parishes for any disaster that requires federal evacuation assistance.
June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Adrian R.
Mudslide victims in West Hills, Studio City and Malibu could be in line to reap part of $20 million the Federal Emergency Management Agency will spend to buy out or relocate California residents hardest hit by El Nino-related landslides, officials said Thursday.

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