The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, was created by the United States government to help people and communities deal with natural disasters. Find out how it has changed to include even more services.
5 - 8
Social Studies, Civics
Homes Damaged by Hurricane Michael
Since 1979, the U.S. government agency FEMA has been tasked with helping Americans hurt by natural disasters. Homes in Mexico Beach, Florida, were destroyed by Hurricane Michael in October 2018.
Photograph by Chris O'Meara, Pool/AP
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October 19, 2023
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