Federal Emergency Management Agency


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  • noun

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an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities

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The order requires the Bank of Pontiac to pay a civil money penalty of $32,550, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
The basic structure for national emergency management, including the creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, follows a blueprint laid out by a special task force of the National Governors Association (NGA) in 1979.
The order requires HomeFederal Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $57,250, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
The new mammoth department will absorb 22 agencies, including the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Border Patrol, Customs, the Coast Guard, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and will start off with nearly 170,000 employees.
55 billion will be committed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.
Tom Ridge, the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency and other emergency-management agencies at both the federal and state levels.
Through our experience gained with Hurricane Andrew, we've joined with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop a hurricane preparedness video and brochure, which is available to our customers in our stores in coastal areas," said Dave Axson, store manager of The Home Depot in Charleston.
The remapping of these heavily populated neighborhoods by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) brings the areas out of the 100-year regulatory floodplain and eliminates mandatory flood insurance coverage for about 26,000 property owners.
And Michael Brown, then-chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told CNN's Paula Zahn that "the federal government did not even know about the convention center people until today.
The order requires Cumberland 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.
Singel, 1,626 municipalities in 37 counties have been designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as eligible for federal reimbursement.
The "Rapid Response Communications Kits" significantly streamline the response to, and management of, a disaster situation by immediately opening lines of communications between multiple agencies - such as the American Red Cross, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), state/local/county agencies and other first responders.
I don't believe that we actually have a comprehensive plan that would address earthquakes throughout the state of California,'' Kevin Clark, California spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said Tuesday.
The order requires The Bank of Currituck to pay a civil money penalty of $16,000, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
Since a draft of the report was released, all three cookie-using agencies - the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the National Science Foundation - have ceased the practice.
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