Federal Preparations for Ike

September 8, 2008

WASHINGTON- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) along with the American Red Cross will hold a media teleconference today to discuss the federal preparations for Hurricane Ike.

When: Monday, September 8, 2008 3:00pm EDT

Glenn Cannon, FEMA Assistant Administrator, Disaster Operations
Gary Anderson, FEMA Deputy Assistant Administrator, Logistics Management Directorate
Representative from American Red Cross
Representative, FEMA, National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters

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 09:57:36 EDT