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Sep 08, 2020, 11:11 ET Beware of Fraud and Scams

When natural disasters occur, it is common to find people who want to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers or as...


May 23, 2016, 10:00 ET What People Need to Know About Extreme Heat

For six weeks this spring, America's PrepareAthon! and other preparedness partners will focus on different hazards and provide simple actions that...


May 16, 2016, 10:00 ET What People Need to Know About Hurricanes

For six weeks this spring, the America's PrepareAthon! Campaign and other preparedness partners will focus on different hazards and provide simple...


May 02, 2016, 11:36 ET What People Need to Know About Wildfires

For six weeks this spring, America's PrepareAthon! and other preparedness partners will focus on different hazards and provide simple actions that...


Apr 25, 2016, 01:23 ET FEMA y NWS instan a familias y comunidades a prepararse para desastres

La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Servicio Nacional Meteorológico (NWS) de NOAA instan a las...


Apr 25, 2016, 01:03 ET FEMA, NWS Urge Families and Communities to Take Steps to Prepare for Hazards

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Weather Service (NWS)...


Apr 19, 2016, 10:00 ET What People Need to Know About Tornadoes

For six weeks this spring, America's PrepareAthon! and other preparedness partners will focus on various hazards and provide simple actions that...


Apr 12, 2016, 10:00 ET What People Need to Know About Floods

For the next six weeks, America's PrepareAthon! and other preparedness partners will focus on various hazards and provide simple actions that people...


Oct 09, 2015, 04:50 ET FEMA Encourages Participation in Oct 15 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

More than 40 U.S. states have some potential for earthquakes. To increase earthquake preparedness, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...


Sep 28, 2015, 12:44 ET FEMA insta a familias y comunidades a participar en el Día Nacional de PrepareAthon!

La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés), insta a las personas, familias, lugares de trabajo, escuelas y...


Sep 28, 2015, 12:01 ET FEMA Encourages Families and Communities to Participate in National PrepareAthon! Day

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging individuals, families, workplaces, schools, and organizations across the nation...


Sep 21, 2015, 08:00 ET What People Need to Know About Power Outages

According to the report of the National Climate Assessment, Climate Change Impacts in the United States, power outages are among the infrastructure...


Sep 14, 2015, 08:00 ET What People Need to Know About Hurricanes

As part of National Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be providing information each week in September to help...


Sep 08, 2015, 09:49 ET Wildfire Safety Tips

As part of National Preparedness Month, FEMA will be sending journalists information each week in September to help spread the word about how people...


Sep 02, 2015, 11:16 ET Flood Safety Tips

As part of National Preparedness Month, FEMA will be sending journalists information each week in September to help spread the word about how people...


Apr 28, 2015, 10:30 ET 60% of Americans Not Practicing for Disaster

A recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) survey found that nearly 60 percent of American adults have not practiced what to do in a...


Jan 05, 2010, 12:29 ET Federal and State Partners to Test National Emergency Alert System in Alaska

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the State of Alaska,...