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.
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.

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