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June 28, 2021

TOMORROW @ 9:30AM: Congressional Hearing on FEMA’s Management and Readiness in Responding to Disasters

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, June 29th the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a virtual hearing to examine FEMA’s management of recent disasters and assess its readiness for future disasters.

This hearing will provide Members the opportunity to question newly confirmed Administrator Criswell on FEMA’s role in responding to disasters, the COVID-19 pandemic, and migrants along the southwestern border, as well as FEMA’s long-standing workforce challenges, climate change, disaster contracting, and preparedness grants.

This virtual hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website.

Event details:

WHAT: Full Committee Hearing: Examining FEMA’s Readiness to Meet its Mission

WHEN: Tuesday, June 29 @ 9:30am EDT

WITNESS: Hon. Deanne Criswell, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Updated info and livestream available here.

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