Tagged With FEMA

Photos: The faulty protective gear sent to US care homes, from gowns without arm holes to strapless masks


US National Hurricane Centre set Hurricane Hanna back to tropical storm status


The governor of Illinois says the White House forced states into a 'sick Hunger Games' trying to outbid each other for PPE



A hurricane or wildfire will likely hit while the US is still fighting the coronavirus, compounding both disasters. Officials are preparing now.


Federal agencies warn in private conference calls that reopening too soon could worsen the coronavirus outbreak and exhaust the nation's reserves of equipment


While Trump was estimating that only 60,000 Americans would die from the coronavirus, the federal government ordered more than 100,000 body bags



FEMA cancels controversial $55 million contract to a company that's never manufactured N95 masks after it failed to deliver the order


A leaked plan by FEMA and the CDC would reopen the US in phases, starting in May with schools and then parks and religious institutions


The Trump administration has reversed its decision to cut federal resources for coronavirus testing sites


Officials in at least 6 states are accusing the federal government of quietly diverting their orders for coronavirus medical equipment


FEMA chief says Defence Production Act being used for first time in coronavirus fight to get 60,000 test kits


FEMA chief says Trump still hasn't used Defence Production Act to get critical supplies for coronavirus fight



Trump approves a major disaster declaration for New York over coronavirus


Democrats urge Trump to declare national emergency for coronavirus, a move that would release $40 billion in funds


Trump claims he's never heard of a Category 5 hurricane — but 4 storms of that intensity have threatened the US under his presidency


Aerial photos show that tens of thousands of water bottles intended for Puerto Rico hurricane victims have been lying in a field



Multiple natural disasters have reportedly stretched FEMA's disaster response workforce to the brink


Former officials worry that by making natural disasters political Trump is making things dangerous for people trying to recover on the ground


Federal emergency funds benefit richer, whiter communities, studies show


A former West Virginia official who was ousted after calling Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' admitted to defrauding FEMA out of $18,000