FEMA Administrator to visit New York and Delaware

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WASHINGTON- Today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate will begin a two day trip to New York and Delaware to meet with congressional, state, and local officials, as well as FEMA employees. Administrator Fugate will discuss the critical role various members of the emergency response team play as well as the steps already underway to strengthen partnerships and prepare the public for the next disaster. Beyond meetings there will be two open press events:

Wednesday, July 1

Administrator Fugate will join Mayor Bloomberg for a brief press availability to discuss the importance of preparedness and FEMA’s critical partnership with state and local emergency managers and first responders.

4 PM EDT FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

A Question and Answer session at New York City Hall

New York City Hall

City Hall Park – Opposite 250 Broadway

New York, NY 10007

Thursday, July 2

Administrator Fugate will join Governor Markell, Senators Carper and Kaufman, and Representative Castle for a brief press availability to discuss the importance of preparedness and FEMA’s critical partnership with state and local emergency managers and first responders.

12 PM EDT FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate

Delaware Governor Jack Markell

Senator Thomas Carper

Senator Edward Kaufman

Representative Mike Castle

Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company

219 Rehoboth Avenue

Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971