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FEMA Corps, a historic new collaboration between two federal agencies to strengthen the nation's disaster response capabilities was launched on September 13, 2012 as the nation's first 240 FEMA Corps members were sworn into service at an induction ceremony in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Vicksburg, Miss., Sep. 13, 2012 -- CEO Wendy Spencer addresses the inaugural class of FEMA Corps members at a Induction Ceremony. FEMA Corps members assist with disaster preparedness, response, and recovery activities, providing support in areas ranging from working directly with disaster survivors to supporting disaster recovering centers to sharing valuable disaster preparedness and mitigation information with the public. Corporation for National and Community Service Photo.