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U.S. Local Leaders Call on Congress to Pass Extreme Heat Emergency Act

HeadlineJul 31, 2023

As heat waves envelop the globe, here in the U.S. the Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities are calling on Congress to pass the Extreme Heat Emergency Act. The bill would add extreme heat and wildfire smoke events to a list of disasters that can unlock supplemental assistance from FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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