• Federal Emergency Management Agency | Wikipedia audio article
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    Federal Emergency Management Agency | Wikipedia audio article

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 and implemented by two Executive Orders on April 1, 1979. The agency’s primary purpose is to coordinate the response to a disaster that has occurred in the United States and that overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities. The governor of the state in which the disaster occurs must declare a state of emergency and formally request from the president that FEMA and the federal government respond to the disaster. The only exception to the state’s gubernatorial declaration requirement occurs when an…

  • Trump VIOLATES Constitution
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    Trump VIOLATES Constitution

    >>Donald trump is diverting hurricane relief funds and funds for the military for his border wall. This was a big story that broke yesterday and we have some more details today on how this is supposed to go down. According to the NBC news reporting on this, the Trump administration is pulling 271 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund, that’s FEMA. To pay for immigration detention space and to temporary hearing locations for asylum-seekers, who have been forced to wait in Mexico. Before I give you some more details, I just wanna note that this money is actually…

  • FEMA Accessible: Understanding Your Letter
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    FEMA Accessible: Understanding Your Letter

    If you apply for disaster assistance as a result of a recent federally declared disaster, you will receive either an email or a letter in the mail from FEMA, depending which you choose. The email or letter will explain FEMA’s programs and the next steps you need to take for your disaster recovery. It is very important to read the information carefully. You may need to send extra documents for FEMA to continue to process your application. If additional information is needed in order for FEMA to process your application, FEMA will contact you to explain exactly what documents you need to provide. Examples of requested documents may include insurance…