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FEMA Declarations by Year and Presidential Administration

Created on January 20, 2012

FEMA Declarations by Year and Presidential Administration

FEMA Declarations by Administration

Total

Yearly Average**

Administration

Eisenhower

Kennedy

Johnson

Nixon

Ford

Carter

Reagan

G.H.W. Bush

Clinton

G.W. Bush

Obama

2,213 declarations

(66 percent of all FEMA declarations since 1953)

Fire Management Assistance Declarations

Emergency Declarations

Major Disaster Declarations

Annual FEMA

Declarations

** Figures are prorated for Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford Administrations.

* Based on data through January 19, 2012.

Note: Annual totals may not add up to presidential totals during the same time period due to the January 20 inauguration date.

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Source: FEMA Disaster Search database, at http://www.fema.gov/femaNews/disasterSearch.do?action=Reset (January 20, 2012).