Just so you realize how many cops they can mobilize in 24 hours.
WATERTOWN – Police have shut down transportation in the Boston area and expanded their search for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, the man they call “White Hat”. Overnight, ashootout with the two bombing suspects ended with one dead and the other on the loose.
In press conference early this morning, police announced that residents in surrounding towns, including Allston-Brighton, [...]
On Thursday, the Ohio National Guard 52nd Civil Support Unit descended upon the sleepy berg of Portsmouth to run a mock disaster drill. In this case, they practiced their response to the potential release of a chemical, biological or radiological weapon.
The exercise was overseen by the Ohio Emergency Management Agency. In addition to the National Guard, local police and fire departments were also involved.
While such terror drills have become somewhat [...]
It’s an issue that has plagued states along the Mississippi River for months and has now landed squarely on the desk of President Obama: how to prevent the imminent shutdown of commercial traffic along the nation’s largest waterway.
A nationwide drought, the worst to hit the U.S. in decades, has lowered water levels along the river, threatening barge traffic.
White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters Thursday that the President raised the [...]
Federal officials sold hundreds of emergency trailers for disaster victims at fire-sale prices in the months before Hurricane Sandy churned toward the United States, The Washington Examiner has learned.
Now, with thousands of families left homeless in New York and New Jersey by the hurricane, those same federal officials are poised to spend more taxpayer dollars to buy brand-new trailers.
In all, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has sold nearly 900 of the prefabricated [...]
November 11th, 2012
Though details are scarce and media coverage has been completely restricted by officials, stories of what victims of Hurricane Sandy are experiencing at the hands of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the wake of the storm have begun to emerge.
The few available images from these so-called “tent cities” suggest that Camp FEMA isn’t all it’s cut out to be, with one resident using some choice words [...]
November 8th, 2012
When disaster strikes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is there to help, weather permitting of course.
Earlier this week Mayor Bloomberg and the federal government touted their new warming centers as a shelter for those in need of food, water, supplies and a little heat. But, as is generally the case with government, when help is needed they’re nowhere to be found.
FEMA disaster recovery centers in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged sections of [...]
November 5th, 2012
On October 24th, the news came that Sandy had been officially upgraded to a hurricane. The following day, the Washington Post reported that newly declared Hurricane Sandy had “experienced a stunning increase in size and intensity” overnight that had not been previously forecast. Throughout the week that followed, it became more and more apparent the hurricane could potentially make landfall on America’s densely populated East Coast. Sandy finally slammed [...]
The Obama administration accelerated its response to the fuel problem in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy Friday, and has authorized the Pentagon to deliver 24 million gallons of extra fuel to replenish supply, according to the New York Times.
Via The Times:
[The Obama administration] authorized the Defense Department to hire hundreds of trucks that will be used to deliver 12 million gallons each of gasoline and diesel fuel to staging areas in New [...]
October 31st, 2012
Hurricane Sandy made landfall just 36 hours ago and already we’ve received reports of looting in hard-hit areas with some people brazenly taking to Twitter to post pictures of their new found wealth.
Ahead of the storm panic buying left grocery and hardware store shelves empty as concerned residents stocked up on food, water, batteries, flashlights, and generators.
With the run on supplies over the weekend, tens of thousands of people were inevitably left [...]
Superstorm Sandy isn’t even done doing its damage, and the knee-jerk punditry is already in full force.
Many folks on the left, such as The New York Times editorial board, simply cannot imagine how anything but command-and-control national government can deal with big problems.
Nor can they imagine any other way of measuring government performance than by measuring inputs. If more money is being spent, then by definition government must doing more, doing better. [...]
While millions of Americans were busy watching the elephant puppet battle the ass puppet at the latest political circus, the United States Congress quietly introduced a new piece of legislation ordering the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin preparing for mass casualties throughout the country.
House Resolution 6566, also known as the Mass Fatality Planning and Religious Considerations Act, would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to mandate that [...]
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — On October 18, 2012 at 10:18 a.m. EDT, more than one million people across five states and the District of Columbia are scheduled to take part in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut.
The ShakeOut is a regional earthquake drill in which participants simultaneously practice the recommended action during an earthquake. This action is known as “Drop, Cover, and Hold On”
The states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, [...]
October 8, 2012
Last month, the US House of Representatives passed HR 6566 which is an amendment of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 that imbues the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “to provide guidance and coordination for mass fatality planning, and for other purposes.”
In the anticipated event of a “mass fatality”, coordination and planning must be forefront of FEMA with the assistance of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as [...]
The former Bush administration official who headed Hurricane Katrina disaster relief said Wednesday that President Barack Obama played “the race card” with his 2007 speech about the Bush administration’s response.
Michael Brown, the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, harshly criticized then-Sen. Obama’s remarks to a black audience at Hampton University, where Obama railed against a double standard for federal relief efforts in New Orleans.
“I call total BS on [...]
RFI for Pre-Packaged Commercial Meals
Solicitation Number: HSFEHQ-11-R-Meals
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Location: Logistics Section
Jan 20, 2011 11:54 am
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procures and stores pre-packaged
commercial meals to support readiness capability for immediate distribution to disaster
survivors routinely. The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of
supply for meals in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New [...]
The Department of Homeland Security’s latest concern is hurricanes. With the start of the hurricane season, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is encouraging a so-called “Whole Community Approach.”
“We may not know exactly what Mother Nature will bring this year, but we are leaning forward in our preparations, utilizing the ‘Whole Community Approach,’” Napolitano says in a statement. “As part of this approach, we are engaging the broadest possible set of [...]
Nearly seven years on and the effects of Hurricane Katrina are still being felt along the Gulf Coast and New Orleans.
More than 20 mobile home manufacturers have agreed to pay $14.8 million to thousands of U.S. hurricane victims who said they were harmed by formaldehyde in the trailers.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs, who lived in trailers after being left homeless by Gulf Coast hurricanes Katrina and Rita, filed the preliminary settlement [...]
April 6, 2012
Jefferson Parish has received a $559,000 grant to replace contents at playgrounds that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina , according to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency . A total of eight playgrounds will benefit from the grant.
Playground in Metairie, host to a baseball tournament game in 2011, is one of eight in the parish that will benefit from a $559,000 grant from FEMA to repair Hurricane Katrina [...]
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials over the weekend issued a letter denying Gov. Pat Quinn’s request for disaster aid for the five counties hardest hit by the tornado, meaning residents and communities will not be eligible for federal dollars for the costs of repairing the damage.
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, while being interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union,” announced his opposition to victims of the recent tornadoes in the South and Midwest getting federal emergency aid. It is a not a role of the federal government, according to the National Journal.
What damage and death have the tornadoes wrought?
According to MSNBC, tornadoes hit hardest in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. Tornadoes have also been reported in Tennessee, North Carolina, and [...]
Solicitation calls for camps to be ready for occupancy within 72 hours
Paul Joseph Watson
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for contractors to construct temporary emergency camps inside the United States which can be ready for occupancy within a 72 hour time period and used to house emergency responders as well as “displaced citizens”.
The National Responder Support Camp contract, posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, [...]
(Reuters) – Search and rescue team combed through debris in Alabama after powerful thunderstorms pummeled the state early on Monday, killing at least two people and leaving heavy damage just hours after tornadoes struck portions of Arkansas.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declared a state of emergency after the predawn storms hit the Birmingham area, with the towns of Center Point and Trussville just to the northeast of the city hit particularly [...]
By Karla Ward — firstname.lastname@example.org
An apparent gas line explosion lit up the sky in Estill County on Monday night.The blast occurred about 7 p.m. along Ky. 89 about 7 miles outside of Irvine, Estill County Judge-Executive Wallace Taylor said.There were no initial reports of injuries, but about 30 to 35 homes within a half-mile radius of the explosion were being evacuated, said Melissa Jessie, public information officer for the Estill [...]
Friday, December 23, 2011
The top news story of 2011 is not the assassination of Osama Bin Laden (a CIA psyop), but the advancement of the Martial Law agenda in America under the public radar.
On Wednesday, December 21, Infowars.com published a brand new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document dated November 18, 2011, that “that show military involvement in a FEMA-led takeover within the United States under partially-classified Continuity [...]
… According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 2010 marked the highest number of disasters in one year for the United States – totaling in at 91. The disaster tally in 1953 was only 13, and it has been gradually increasing ever since. Despite our advancements in medicine, technology, travel, and communications, millions of people across the globe face disaster and its merciless consequences each year. In addition, [...]
Americans will be forced to receive spurious terror alerts
Paul Joseph Watson
Friday, November 18, 2011
Telecommunications giant Sprint has announced the launch of its Wireless Emergency Alerts program that will deliver messages from the federal government directly to millions of Americans as part of a system set to become mandatory on all new cellphones.
“Wireless Emergency Alerts allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to accept and deliver warning messages to wireless [...]
Feds analyze strange glitches and failures in creepy alert system test
November 10, 2011
Federal government officials have begun pouring over data from Wednesday’s Emergency Alert System test, in an effort to discover what went wrong in many areas of the country and how complete control of the nation’s airwaves can be achieved.
During the thirty second test, many cable and broadcast television viewers saw only a blank screen. Radio stations are [...]
By Yereth Rosen
ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Wed Nov 9, 2011 9:39pm EST
(Reuters) – A storm experts compared to a Category 3 hurricane lashed the western coast of Alaska on Wednesday, ripping roofs from buildings and pushing water and debris into communities, authorities said.
The storm, which began hitting Alaska late on Tuesday after building over the northern Pacific Ocean, [...]
November 7, 2011
Montana Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg lent his support for ceding more power and authority to the federal government’s emerging police state by supporting HR 1505, the “National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act.” This monstrous bill empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to confiscate to itself tens of thousands of acres of land across the US northern border. This is for “national security” reasons, of course. [...]