from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Federal Emergency Management Agency

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  • initialism Federal Emergency Management Agency

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  • noun an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities


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