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An Announcement From FEMA and AmeriCorps

Summary: 
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Corporation for National and Community Service announce a new partnership designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters.

Later today, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate, and Robert Velasco, the acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will announce a new partnership between FEMA and CNCS designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters.

They'll be joined by Cecilia Muñoz, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, and  Walter Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

You can watch live right here at 11:00 am ET.