HOPE Snippet: FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate Takes the Helm for HOPE Forum in Atlanta June 18
Discussion to center on financial and economic disaster recovery strategies; recovery from natural disasters like recent Oklahoma tornadoes explored
Atlanta – May 23, 2013 – Financial dignity leader Operation HOPE (HOPE) today announced that W. Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will headline the next discussion in Atlanta on June 18th at the HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer.
The fifth installment in the HOPE Forum series, “Financial and Economic Disaster Recovery: People, Preparedness and the Price”, will explore the impact of natural disasters and national emergencies on the economy and how Americans can better plan for unforeseen calamity.
W. Craig Fugate was confirmed by the US Senate and began his service as Administrator of FEMA in May 2009. At FEMA, Fugate has promulgated the “whole community” approach to emergency management, emphasizing and improving collaboration with all levels of government (federal, tribal, state, and local) and external partners, including voluntary agencies, faith based organizations, the private sector and citizens.