Federal emergency management agency (FEMA).

Position:Department of Homeland Security (DHS

FEMA is the central point of contact within the federal government for a wide range of emergency planning and response activities. It works closely with all levels of government and the emergency management community to improve the nation's state of civil preparedness and ability to respond effectively to crises of all kinds.

FEMA is headquartered in Washington, DC, with regional and area offices across the country, the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, and the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD. Often FEMA works in partnership with other...

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