Biden picks former Obama NSC official to head FEMA resilience

January 7, 2022
President Joe Biden is announcing his intent to nominate Alice Hill, a longtime climate adaptation expert who held several top roles in the Obama administration, to serve as the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) deputy administrator for resilience. The White House in a Jan. 7 press release announcing the nomination dubs her “an expert on building resilience to catastrophic risks.” If confirmed by the Senate, Hill would spearhead efforts to bolster nationwide resilience to climate change, as Biden’s FEMA works...

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