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David Paulison Quotes

Part of the fire grants designated by Congress is set aside for health and safety for firefighters. We lose, over 50 percent of our firefighters' fatalities are heart attacks and strokes.
David Paulison
#Congress

Katrina is the largest flood disaster in our nation's history, and it requires us to take a new look at how we process flood insurance claims. Our mutual goal is to get families into the recovery process as quickly as possible.
David Paulison
#Disaster

Dee brings a wealth of federal acquisition experience to this position and she will be a valuable asset to FEMA and the department.
David Paulison
#Experience

The process of recovery is difficult and we continue to provide rental assistance, apartment locater services and housing referrals to help evacuees take the next step in securing longer-term housing.
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#Apartment

This has to be a partnership, because ultimately the communities are entitled to take responsibility and empower themselves.
David Paulison
#Partnership

We are going to have situational awareness over this storm to make sure that we know what's going on and we can provide the equipment and the supplies that that particular community needs.
David Paulison
#Awareness

It's difficult so far to get a total picture of the damage. But we do have a lot of people on the ground and people need to feel very secure down there that the state and FEMA are ready to respond with all those pre-positioned assets that we've been talking about.
David Paulison
#People

Peterson's experience in emergency management and as a fire chief will make him a highly effective Region VI director. His first-hand knowledge and experience will be vital as FEMA works with its regional partners on all aspects of emergency management.
David Paulison
#Experience

Peterson's experience in emergency management and as a fire chief will make him a highly effective Region VI director. His first hand knowledge and experience will be vital as FEMA works with its regional partners on all aspects of emergency management.
David Paulison
#Experience

These people in hotels and motels must take the next step to find a better housing solution.
David Paulison
#People

We have caseworkers down there, and most people have already received rental assistance. I just gave approval to purchase 10,000 more travel trailers. We're working also with some of the apartment owners to rehab some of the apartments down there. We are going to make sure that people are taken care of. But the judge recognized that, and recognized that the right thing to do is to get them out of hotels and into some decent housing.
David Paulison
#Approval

As long we continue to hear from people who need disaster assistance, we want to make it available. We are renewing our efforts to identify and reach people who may not have registered for various reasons and need more time to apply.
David Paulison
#Disaster

There is no reason for anyone who sustained hurricane losses not to make that call and get whatever assistance they are eligible to receive.
David Paulison
#Reason

What happened during Katrina, was that the Federal government, and even the state and locals, did not have a good situational awareness of what was actually happening on the ground, we're putting things in place to fix that.
David Paulison
#Government

Again, these are safety issues that are costing firefighters' lives. And Congress rightfully so set aside these grants for these particular things.
David Paulison
#Congress