Federal Emergency Management Agency
July 3, 2015 -
Following the shooting deaths of nine people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston by a white supremacist, fires have been reported at seven black churches across the South, with three of the cases ruled arson. With anxiety gripping congregations, federal officials convened a national discussion this week to calm fears and encourage houses of worship to draw up emergency plans.
November 4, 2011 -
In the wake of this spring's disasters, the recovery in communities of color is complicated by racism.
July 17, 2009 -
As the health care debate rages on the national scene, in
June 15, 2009 -
By Jeffrey Buchanan
June 10, 2009 -
The first week of hurricane season was filled with news reports documenting the varying ways hurricane-prone states, as well as local officials, are addressing the issues of preparedness. Across the Gulf Coast, advocates are also hoping to see more changes at the federal level.
February 27, 2009 -
As Facing South reported yesterday, a report released Thursday by the Senate Natural Disaster Recovery subcommittee says that the Federal Emergency Management Authority doesn't have a comprehensive disaster housing plan