Readout of Secretary Napolitano's Calls to Government Officials on Tropical Storm Isaac [August 29, 2012] [open pdf - 155KB]
On August 29, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security issued the following press release: "Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today spoke with Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, U.S. Senators David Vitter and Mary Landrieu from Louisiana, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac and to express the ongoing support from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the rest of the federal family as Tropical Storm Isaac travels inland. 'At the direction of President Obama, DHS and FEMA will continue to work closely with state and local partners to identify and address needs as communities respond to and recover from this storm,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'We have teams on the ground prepared to provide aid to those areas heavily impacted by the storm. I urge residents in affected areas to continue to follow the guidance and direction of their state and local officials.'"
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/