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Wed, 12/11/2013 - 2:42pm -- dsherman
  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
  • AZ Winter Storms, Flooding
  • SD Winter Storms
  • Freeze Recovery for Farm Workers
  • Haiti Earthquake
  • MS Tornadoes
  • RI Flooding
  • MA Flooding
  • TN and KY Wildfires
  • Hurricane Alex
  • KY Flooding
  • TN Flooding
  • IA Flooding
  • OH Tornado and Severe Weather
  • WI Flooding
  • NV Wildfires

FEMA Corps Graduates First AmeriCorps Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 (All day)

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – After completing 10 months of service to disaster survivors around the country, the nation’s first class of FEMA Corps members will be honored at graduation ceremonies in Vicksburg, Miss., and Vinton, Iowa, this month.

FEMA Corps is an innovative partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to enhance the nation’s disaster response and recovery capacity while expanding career opportunities for young people.

AmeriCorps Member Shares Oklahoma Recovery Experience

In the aftermath of the devastating tornado that struck Moore, OK, last week, the Corporation for National and Community Service is working closely with federal, state, and local officials to deploy AmeriCorps members to the region early Tuesday, May 21. As of Thursday, May 30, 96 AmeriCorps members had boots on the ground.

AmeriCorps Deploys to Oklahoma for Recovery Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (All day)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is deploying AmeriCorps members to help communities in Great Plains and Midwest states recover and rebuild after this week’s devastating tornadoes.  As of this afternoon, nearly 50 AmeriCorps members will put boots on the ground on Tuesday, May 21, and even more remain on standby, ready to deploy.

Oklahoma: How to Help

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin tours Carney, OK on Monday, May 20, 2013 accompanied by Red Cross staff and volunteers.</body></html>

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