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NWS 1h
Heavy rainfall on already saturated soil raises the flash flood threat for the Mid-Atlantic through the midweek. Be sure to know where you can get real - time weather warnings on the go and never, ever, drive into flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown!
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FEMA Region 3 Jul 20
Mark your calendars! On Wed. July 25th & are co-hosting Partnership Day 8:30-3:00 at the Holiday Inn Capitol Ballroom in D.C. Come learn about how the whole community works together before, during and after disasters & even meet comfort dogs! 🐕
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FEMA Jul 20
If you're under a warning, take shelter immediately: -Go to a safe room, basement, or storm cellar. -If you are in a building with no basement, then get to a small interior room on the lowest level. -Stay away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
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femaregion5 Jul 20
Knowing the difference between a watch and warning is important. Listen to local officials for updates.
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NWS Jul 20
In the area highlighted by the purple scalloping: Increasing thunderstorm coverage anticipated. All severe hazards are possible and a WATCH WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED across portions of the region. Follow your local office for details:
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FEMA Jul 20
Hi Joyce, thanks for your interest! You can order copies of the Pedro activity book by calling 1-800-480-2520, reference P-2005 or you can download and print them here: .
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NWS Jul 19
28% of children who die in hot cars, gained access ON THEIR OWN. ✔️Lock your vehicle ✔️Keep the keys out of the reach of children Learn more:
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American Red Cross Jul 18
Activity books provided a fun and interactive way for kids to learn disaster preparedness at this morning's Council Summit. (cc: )
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FEMA Jul 18
That's a wrap! The 2018 Youth Preparedness Council Summit had an exciting final day today. We launched the Pedro the Penguin activity book with our partners at and stopped by to hear from council members about the work they're doing in their communities.
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Readygov Jul 18
It’s here! The Prepare with Pedro Activity Book has launched at the 2018 Youth Preparedness Council summit. Download and print at or order copies by calling 1-800-480-2520 reference P-2005
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Readygov Jul 17
Here’s our Council celebrating ! 👏👨🏿‍💻🎒⛑📲🔦🔋🔌💰📝✅👖👕👚👓🧤🧦🧣Learn more by visiting:
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Brock Long Jul 17
Congrats to new and returning Youth Preparedness Council members. Looking forward to speaking with you tomorrow.
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FEMA Jul 17
Our 2017 Hurricane After Action Report captures transformative insights that will help us, emergency managers, and the nation better respond to future disasters. Learn more about the report and how we are working to implement changes on our latest podcast:
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FEMA Jul 17
Youth Preparedness Council members had a chance to speak with following his remarks at the Summit today. Some, like Nicole Muñoz-Casalduc, were personally impacted by disasters such as and shared their experiences.
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FEMA Jul 16
“For us to build a culture of preparedness, we must close the insurance gap. Insurance is the first line of defense.” David Maurstad of our Insurance & Mitigation program recently spoke at the International Insurance Society's Global Insurance Forum.
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Jenny Burke Jul 13
Statement: Response to The New York Times on the 2017 Hurricane Season After Action Report.
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Readygov Jul 12
Tip: Don’t burn when it’s windy or when vegetation is very dry.
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FEMA Region 10 Jul 10
A Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) was approved today to help prevent the in Washington from becoming a major disaster.
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FEMA Jul 11
Earlier this week, our Director of the Office of Disability Coordination visited & 's Pass it on Center, two groups do critical work like replacing durable medical equipment lost in disasters & ensuring people have access to affordable assistive technology.
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FEMA Jul 11
Sarah Thompson, in our latest video, discusses how kids’ love of learning makes them great safety & preparedness advocates & how we should be involving them more in disaster prep. Check out her full talk, plus other talks in our series, here:
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