FOIA Number: DHS-FEMA-18-0266

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Documents Highlight FEMA’s Failed Efforts to Track and Inspect Meals Sent to Puerto Rico

May 6, 2019
American Oversight obtained records related to the contractor that only provided 50,000 out of the 30 million meals it was supposed to deliver to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea)

FEMA Reports Regarding Disaster Preparation


April 17, 2019
FEMA Reports regarding disaster preparation. These documents are in response to our FOIAs paralleling documents requests from House Oversight Chairman Cummings and Ranking Member Gowdy.

FEMA Records Regarding Hurricanes Maria and Irma Relief Efforts and Meal Delivery

March 12, 2019
Federal Emergency Management Agency emails and disaster response planning documents in response to our FOIA seeking documents related to hurricane Maria response efforts. The records include a FEMA IG investigation into a contract given to a single-employee company that only provided 50K meals rather than the contracted 30 million meals.

Investigating Trump’s Failed Response to Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

January 17, 2019
“If the Trump administration were deliberately choking off relief funds to Puerto Rico, there’s going to be a paper trail, and we’re going to expose the truth.”
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló, U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump

Complaint: American Oversight v. FEMA – Hurricane Response

October 26, 2018
Lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency seeking records detailing the failed preparation and response efforts surrounding hurricanes Maria and Irma in 2017.

FOIA to FEMA Regarding Bids for Contract Following Hurricanes Maria and Irma

April 19, 2018
FOIA seeking records of all contracts related to the response to Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that have been cancelled, are in default, or have previously been in default and any communications regarding these contracts.