Conference Call for National Dam Safety Awareness Day

Intergovernmental Affairs Invitation

May 31, 2018 is National Dam Safety Awareness Day, a day to encourage and promote individual and community responsibility for dam safety, as well as to provide dam owners, nearby residents, and emergency managers with information about what steps can be taken to reduce the impacts of catastrophic dam incidents. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Dam Safety Program Senior Technical and Policy Advisor James Demby, will host a conference call with officials to discuss aspects of the National Dam Safety Program, as well as communication and coordination between dam owners/operators and emergency management authorities responsible for warning and evacuating the public. The dial-in information and the specific audience for the call are indicated below:

CONFERENCE CALL FOR NATIONAL DAM SAFETY AWARENESS DAY

  • Date:                                       Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Time:                                       2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (EDT)
  • Call-In #:                                 1-800-320-4330
  • Participant Passcode:              196443

For more than 30 years, the federal government has worked to protect Americans from dam failure through the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP). The NDSP is a partnership of states, federal agencies, and other stakeholders, to encourage and promote the establishment and maintenance of effective Federal and state dam safety programs to reduce the risks to human life, property, and the environment from dam related hazards.

If you have any questions, please contact FEMA’s Intergovernmental Affairs Division at (202) 646-3444 or at FEMA-IGA@fema.dhs.gov.

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