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Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Deputy Director Wendy Smith-Reeve presents Rep. Martha McSally with the 2016 NEMA Congressional Award.

In April, the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) named three recipients of the 2016 Congressional Awards. The award is given to lawmakers who “advance the priorities of emergency management and homeland security.” 

Multiple agencies work together in response to simulated helicopter crash

A field at the Arizona Army National Guard’s Camp Navajo base was recently turned into the site of a simulated Blackhawk helicopter crash and wildfire. Twelve Arizona National Guard members were strewn around the helicopter with realistic-looking traumatic injuries.

A woman uses the new DEMA website.

PHOENIX--As the saying goes, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” More often than not, the first chance a government organization gets to introduce itself to the public is with its website.


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