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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on FEMA Disaster Preparedness & Response

Washington, D.C., May 12, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry (R-PA) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Strategic Plan and how it impacts readiness and FEMA’s disaster preparedness and response capabilities. The hearing, entitled “The Impacts of FEMA’s Strategic Plan on Disaster Preparedness and Response,” will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • The Honorable Erik Hooks, Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Chris Currie, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

More information about the hearing, including a link to the live webcast and witness testimony, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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