Media Advisory: FEMA to Host Press Briefing to Discuss Tropical Storm Nate Preparations and Update on Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

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WASHINGTON – Senior Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and federal officials will participate in an on-the-record press call today, Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 3 p.m. EDT to discuss preparedness operations for Tropical Storm Nate and federal support to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria. Dial-in instructions are below.

Friday, October 6, 2017

3 p.m. EDT

Puerto Rico Update

  • FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Alejandro De La Campa
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Assist. Sec. for Preparedness and Response Dr. Bob Kadlec
  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Assist. Adjutant Brig. Gen. Wayne Zimmet
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commander of the Recovery Field Office, Lt. Col. James DeLapp

Tropical Storm Nate Update

  • National Hurricane Center Acting Deputy Director Dr. Mark DeMaria
  • FEMA Region IV Response Division Director Gwen Keenan
  • FEMA Region VI Response Division Operations Integration Branch Chief Laverm Young

Dial-in Instructions:

Number: 800-289-0436


Participant Passcode: 214887



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