Federal Emergency Management Agency

September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders Discuss Emergency Preparedness During Fair

As the one year anniversary of a catastrophic hurricane season approaches, Montgomery County leaders are using National Preparedness Month to educate residents on the benefits of having a plan in place before disaster strikes. Leaders from Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, the National Cancer Institute, and other local and federal agencies, gathered in Rockville for […]

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September 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County’s Rescue Crew Home From Helping Hurricane Harvey Relief, Prepares for Irma (VIDEO)

“If my family was in a situation where they were on a roof of a house or they were trapped in their house and they couldn’t get through the water, I would want someone to get there quickly,” Monte Fitch, assistant task force leader for Maryland Task Force One. Monte Fitch is the team leader […]

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August 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Updated: County’s Rescue Crews Sending Help for Hurricane Harvey

UPDATED 8.28.17:  Some members from Maryland Task Force 1 is headed to Texas. Maryland Task Force 1 is on the way to Texas to assist with this task. We are all in this together. #MDPrepares https://t.co/5FiDaiZknu — MDMEMA (@MDMEMA) August 28, 2017 20 Members of FEMA US&R MDTF-1 have been activated and are responding to […]

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