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Reservists' Role

As a part of FEMA's disaster workforce, Reservists serve the nation by helping citizens and first responders during disasters or emergencies.  As Reservist you will have the opportunity to: Train, Gain experience, Become qualified in specific disaster role, and Assist in the coordinated response and recovery efforts of impacted citizens, communities, Local, Tribal, and State governments Reservists: Staff Joint Field Offices (JFOs) and Disaster Recovery Center (DRCs), Interview disaster victims, Assess and confirm damage, Provide administrative, financial, and logistical support, and Do wide variety of other tasks based on emergency needs

Last Updated: 08/28/2019