Federal Emergency Management Agency


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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 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages people to live in harm's way.
Federal Emergency Management Agency funds will be provided for the state and affected local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations to pay 75 percent of the eligible costs for repairing or replacing damaged facilities in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura.
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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.
The center operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, will be open from 8 a.
As a result, the authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue new flood insurance policies, issue increased coverage on existing policies, and issue renewal policies expired on December 31, 2002.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Over $3 million in federal disaster aid checks for temporary housing have been delivered to victims of Hurricane Andrew in the past few days, and on Saturday the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) delivered just under $1 million worth of checks.
Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide relief and emergency assistance to future disaster victims nationwide.
Federal Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Cindy Taylor said the agency does not yet know when it will tell President George W.
With millions of Americans affected by hurricanes, flash floods, tornadoes, earthquakes and other disasters every year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will unveil a library of video, audio and print emergency instructions to help Americans protect themselves when disasters occur.
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.

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