Climate Change has FEMA Working Year-Round, Straining its Workforce

DefenseOne Climate Change Has FEMA Working Year Round Straining Workforce

While the head of Federal Emergency Management Agency believes her team is ready for what is expected to be a particularly trying hurricane season, she is calling on Congress to take one key step to avoid any catastrophic shortfalls. 

“I do believe our workforce is prepared,” FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell told a panel of the House Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday, adding her employees are among “the most dedicated you can find anywhere in government.”

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