FEMA, APWA Begin 3-Year MOU to Promote Emergency Management

The American Public Works Association (APWA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance the missions and goals of FEMA to protect the lives and properties of the people and APWA’s mission before, during and after natural disasters.

According to the APWA, “with this MOU, APWA and FEMA formalize their on-going relationship that has always been mutually beneficial in serving the public,” APWA CEO Scott D. Grayson, CAE, said today following the signing of the memorandum at FEMA headquarters. “The memorandum, highlights the fact that public works professionals are first responders who work hand-in-hand with FEMA and other emergency workers to get communities back on their feet after disasters.”

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