Details from the President’s Conference Call on Hurricane Irene

The President convened a conference call this evening with members of his senior emergency response team including: Vice President Biden, DHS Secretary Napolitano, Energy Secretary Chu, FEMA Administrator Fugate and Homeland Security Advisor Brennan.  The President was briefed on the current track of the storm, the weather impacts being felt so far and efforts to pre-position response and recovery assets. The President asked to be kept apprised of developments throughout the night and said that he wants the group to re-convene tomorrow morning.


WASHINGTON— Tomorrow at 11:30 am eastern, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read will participate in a media availability to discuss the coordinated federal, state, tribal and local relief efforts for Hurricane Irene at FEMA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.

For more forecast information from the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center, click here.


For more information about FEMA’s efforts to support territorial, state and local officials as they prepare for and respond to Hurricane Irene, follow FEMA’s blog.


The press conference will also be available online, here.

Sunday, Aug. 28

11:30 AM EDT           Secretary Napolitano, FEMA Administrator FugateandNational Hurricane Center Director Bill Read will participate in a media availability on Hurricane Irene

                                    FEMA Headquarters

                                    500 C Street, SW

                                    Washington, D.C.


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