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Craig Fugate

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

FEMA Chief To Address US Hurricane Conference

Weather officials from around the country are meeting for the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.

04/16/2014

(Source: NOAA)

The “Heart” Of Hurricane Season Is On Its Way

The first few months of hurricane season have swept by and for the most part things have been pretty calm.

08/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Changes May Boost Flood Insurance Rates

With the start of hurricane season just days away, South Florida homeowners that are in the National Flood Insurance program should know that there are changes are on the way.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

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FEMA Denies Scott’s Request For Isaac Relief In Monroe, Broward

Since taking office, Gov. Rick Scott has repeatedly boasted of rejecting billions of dollars from the federal government. Now, Washington has turned the tables, shutting down Scott’s plea for financial aid in a move that almost instantly took on political tones.

CBS Miami–09/22/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans, Haunted By Katrina, Now Dealing With Isaac

The Gulf Coast took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac Tuesday night.

CBS4–08/28/2012

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FEMA: Have Backups For Tech During & After A Storm

If you planning to use your cell phone and computers during or after a hurricane, think again and be sure to have a tech backup plan.

CBS4–06/02/2012

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2012 Hurricane Season Officially Underway

Here we go again. Check your battery, water and canned food supplies. The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season is officially underway.

CBS4–06/01/2012

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FEMA Launches Mobile Phone Hurricane Alerts

With the 2012 hurricane season beginning in two day, and the tropics already heating up, emergency officials say it’s now easier than ever to keep up with storm alerts and evacuation shelters by accessing them from your cell phone.

CBS4–05/30/2012

(Source: National Flood Insurance Program)

FEMA To Scott: Bill Signing Could Kill Florida Flood Insurance

Florida Governor Rick Scott has been put on notice that homeowners and businesses across the state will lose access to the federal Flood Insurance program if he signs a bill now on his desk which would change the way local governments issue building permits.

04/06/2012

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