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Disaster Preparedness Program Hosts Briefing for Southeast Congressional Delegation

JUNE 1, 2020 — On May 20, the Disaster Preparedness Program (DPP) hosted a virtual briefing for the Southeast congressional delegations.

The briefing was open to all interested staff from the North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida delegations, and relevant Senate and House Committees.

The DPP was represented by Scott Lundgren, Director of the Office of Response and Restoration; Kate Wheelock, DPP Chief; and Charles Grisafi, Southeast Regional Preparedness Coordinator. The briefing provided an overview of the DPP’s roles and responsibilities throughout the emergency management cycle, highlighted the emergency response capabilities of the National Ocean Service (NOS), and discussed how the DPP is supporting the NOAA response to the COVID-19 pandemic and steps the Program is taking to prepare NOS for the upcoming hurricane season during the pandemic.

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Last updated Monday, June 8, 2020 8:55am PDT