FEMA Corps – An Innovative Cost-Saving Partnership

FEMA Link for info and to Apply www.fema.gov FEMA Corps An Innovative Cost-Saving Partnership to Strengthen Disaster Response and Expand Opportunities for Young People On March 13, 2012, the White House announced an innovative partnership between the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to establish a FEMA-devoted unit of 1600 service corps members within AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) solely devoted to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. This partnership builds on the historic collaboration between the two agencies and will enhance the federal government's disaster capabilities, increase the reliability and diversity of the disaster workforce, promote an ethic of service, expand education and economic opportunity for young people, and achieve significant cost savings for the American taxpayer. When the program is at full operational capability, and in an average disaster year, we expect to see a savings of approximately $60 million in a year. From Aaron Dykes – www.infowars.com Infowars.com March 17, 2012 "We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." Barack Obama, 2008 Homeland Security has announced the creation of a new FEMA corps to tap volunteers for <b>…</b>
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