FEMA’s Ability to Cope Effectively Not Yet Known

Trump’s Leader for FEMA Wins Praise, but Proposed Budget Cuts Don’t

Even with Mr. Long leading the agency, FEMA still faces issues that are not related to its leadership. His skill will soon be tested.

The Trump administration has proposed cutting a number of programs and grants at the agency that many cities and states say will leave them unprepared to deal with disasters. And despite Mr. Long’s extensive experience as a state emergency manager, the federal agency has yet to face a major disaster under his leadership.

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One Response to FEMA’s Ability to Cope Effectively Not Yet Known

  1. JerseyShoreDave says:

    Good luck Mr. Long. Being administrator of FEMA is a huge and important undertaking. Your success at FEMA translates into the agency being help those in need during a disaster. Hopefully your past emergency management experience at the state level will be beneficial with managing the agency.

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