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Biden Tells Flood Victims Government Shutdown Won't Affect Aid

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden assured Colorado flood victims on Monday that the looming government shutdown would not cause them to lose federal aid. D...

FEMA Chief Weighs In On Oklahoma Tornado

AP | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says U.S. officials are "going neighborhood to neighborhood" to make sure Oklahoma g...

FEMA Administrator Responds To Michael Brown's Criticism

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate dismissed criticisms of President Barack Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy lobbed by Michael Brown, who oversaw the ...

Surprising Advice On What To Do During Natural Disasters

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) - It is better to send text messages than to call when natural disasters strike and networks get congested, a senior U....

Amanda Terkel

Ron Paul Stands By FEMA Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With reports that Hurricane Irene killed at least 10 people, knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses and left many...

Vitter's FEMA Block Just "Political Posturing": Gibbs

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the start of hurricane season just around the corner, the White House did not mince words Wednesday in blasting Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) for pla...

Craig Fugate, FEMA Nominee, Blocked By David Vitter

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Louisiana senator is stalling Florida emergency management director Craig Fugate's nomination as head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency ....

Craig Fugate: Obama's FEMA Director

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday tapped Florida emergency manager Craig Fugate to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency, ...