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May 16, 2022

TOMORROW @ 9AM: Hearing on Building Resilience Through Emergency Preparedness

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, May 17th,  the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery chaired by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) will hold a hearing to hear from stakeholders about local and Federal capacity to respond a range of disasters from severe weather events to terrorist attacks. The hearing will also serve as an opportunity to discuss emerging threats, including the significant risks of climate change to our country’s preparedness, and the actions the Federal government – particularly DHS and FEMA – should take to address these challenges in order to build a more resilient nation.

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

Event details:

WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing - Creating a More Resilient Nation: Stakeholder Perspectives

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17 @ 9am EDT

WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building


  • Mr. Orlando Rolón, Chief of Police, City of Orlando (Testifying on behalf of the Major Cities Chiefs Association)
  • Hon. George Dunlap, Chairman, Board of County Commissioners, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Counties)
  • Mr. Chris Currie, Director, Homeland Security and Justice Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office 

Updated info and livestream available here.

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