fema fema  /ˈfi mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  • Reed assured Abramoff he had "put in a tag call to karl to find out the best contact at fema.

News

  1. FEMA Ready to Leave Peoria County

    CHILLICOTHE - FEMA is wrapping up its work in central Illinois.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WMBD - FOX 43 Peoria

  2. FEMA Denies Aid to Texas for Blast

    FEMA denies extra rebuilding funds to West, Texas, for deadly fertilizer plant explosion        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. FEMA denies aid for deadly West plant explosion

    FEMA announced Wednesday that it has denied funds to help West, Texas rebuild from the April 17 deadly plant explosion.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KPRC Local 2 Houston

Quotes

  1. "The work he's accomplished in Florida serves as a model for other states," Napolitano said in a statement. "He will be a tremendous asset to FEMA and it's employees."
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Janet Napolitano Source: FOXNews

  2. "The tornado touched down for just a short period of time, but it will take several weeks, perhaps months, to put so many lives and livelihoods back together," Gov. Rell said. "The state today is formally requesting that FEMA begin the damage...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jodi Rell Source: Redding Pilot

  3. "Craig has what it takes to help us improve our preparedness, response and recovery efforts and I can think of no one better to lead FEMA," Obama said in a statement. "I'm confident that Craig is the right person for the job and will ensure...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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