Federal Response to Gustav - the Aftermath

September 2, 2008

WASHINGTON- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) along with its federal partners will hold a media briefing today on the federal response and actions to be taken in the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav.

When: Tuesday, September 2, 2008 3:00pm EDT

David Paulison, FEMA Administrator
Major Gen Don T. Riley, Deputy Commanding General, USACE
RADM Sally Brice-O'Hara, Deputy Commandant for Operations, USCG
Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary, Department of Interior
Kevin Kolevar, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE
Diana Roth-Smith, Executive Director, National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
Joseph Becker, Senior Vice-President of Disaster Services, American Red Cross

FEMA Headquarters Press briefing room (entrance from outside)
500 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20472

By satellite:
AMC 16 (in the old AMC-2 position at 85 deg. West)
Digital Ku
Transponder 23D
Downlink 12163 (Vertical)
Symbol Rate 3.9787
FEC 3/4
Data Rate 5.5

By teleconference:
Operator assisted audio bridge available with question and answering capability
Participant Pin: 20774#

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

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 10:21:18 EDT