Federal Updates on Hanna and Other Emerging Storms

September 5, 2008

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a media teleconference with the American Red Cross to provide an update on preparations for Hanna and other emerging storms.

When: September 5, 2008 3pm EDT

Glenn Cannon, FEMA Assistant Administrator, Disaster Operations
Eric Smith, FEMA Assistant Administrator, Logistics Management Directorate
Carlos J. Castillo, FEMA Assistant Administrator, Disaster Assistance
Armond Mascelli, Vice President of Disaster Services, American Red Cross
Erin Streeter, DHS Director of Ready, Ready.gov

By teleconference:
Operator assisted audio bridge available with question and answering capability
Participant Pin: 15199#
412-858-4600 (International callers)

Please call the FEMA news desk at 202-646-4600 with any questions.

*NOTE: Questions regarding Gustav recovery in Louisiana should be directed to the FEMA/State Joint Information Center at 1 (225) 376-5000.

FEMA’s mission is to reduce the loss of life and property and to protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.


Last Modified: Friday, 03-Oct-2008 10:05:28 EDT