FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate Meets With New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Thu, 02 Jul 2009 10:44:26 -0500
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate met today with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss the critical relationship between FEMA, its federal partners, state and local officials and first responders. Earlier in the day he met with John Gibb, the New York State Director of Emergency Management, Lt Col Jerome Hatfield, the Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, and local officials. Administrator Fugate stressed the critical role the preparedness of both emergency responders and more importantly the public will play in the next disaster.
Statement From FEMA Administrator Fugate On Preparedness As We Approach Independence Day Weekend
Thu, 02 Jul 2009 10:43:09 -0500
"As we take this opportunity to observe the July 4th holiday with loved ones and friends, we are reminded of all we have to be thankful for and why it is so critical that we do all we can to protect our families and communities. I encourage all Americans to take a few simple steps to ensure that if and when your community is impacted by an emergency or disaster, you are prepared.