Brig. Gen. Diana Holland tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hurricane relief efforts are going well in Puerto Rico.
The Office of Management and Budget submitted an additional $44 billion request for disaster relief spending in fiscal 2018. To help offset new spending, the Trump administration wants Congress to find new offsets at civilian agencies.
The Small Business Administration is hiring temporary staff and working with FEMA and HUD as response efforts shift to disaster recovery.
The Coast Guard says agencies need a national protocol for using social media in rescue and response efforts for future weather disasters.
Tens of thousands of feds are still working around the clock in six states in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
The Army Corps of Engineers was part of the all-of-government response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
The federal flood insurance program was already billions of dollars in the red before Hurricanes Harvey and Irma arrived.
Federal employees from other Cabinet agencies can apply to join the Homeland Security Department’s Surge Capacity Force, a voluntary program that deploys non-FEMA employees to help with disaster response.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Government Accountability Office report says the Navy’s shipyards are in such bad shape they can no longer meet the service’s operational needs.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, if somebody at the office had an emergency and needed extra vacation time, would you help if you could?