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The FEMA Podcast

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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The FEMA Podcast
26 MIN2018 JUL. 31
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In the summer of 2008, much of the state of Iowa was under siege from tornadoes, severe storms and flooding.  As a result, 85 of Iowa’s 99 counties were designated for federal disaster assistance.  Beth Freeman experienced the 2008 flooding first-hand when her community of Cedar Rapids was devastated.  She then went on to oversee FEMA funding for thousands of recovery projects throughout the state.  Hear her story … and how a decade of resilient actions has better prepared Iowa for future disasters.