FEMA Preparing for Mass Destruction Attacks
the federal agency charged with disaster preparedness, is engaged in
a crash effort to prepare for multiple mass destruction attacks on
U.S. cities - including the creation of sprawling temporary cities
to handle millions of displaced persons, NewsMax has learned.
Monday, July 15, 2002
FEMA is readying for nuclear, biological and chemical attacks
against U.S. cities, including the possibility of multiple attacks
with mass destruction weapons.
The agency has already notified vendors, contractors and
consultants that it needs to be prepared to handle the logistics of
aiding millions of displaced Americans who will flee from urban
areas that may be attacked.
The agency plans to create emergency, makeshift cities that could
house hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Americans who may
have to flee their urban homes if their cities are attacked.
Ominously, FEMA has been given a deadline of having the cities
ready to go by January 2003 – in about six months.
A source familiar with the deadline believes the effort is
related to making the U.S. prepared for counterattacks if the U.S.
invades Iraq sometime next year.
FEMA is currently seeking bids from major real estate management
firms, and plans to name three firms in the near future to handle
the logistics and planning for these temporary cities.
FEMA officials have told these firms they already have tents and
trailers ordered. The tents and trailers would provide shelter for
The real estate firms are expected to provide engineers and
architects to lay the plans for emergency infrastructure needs, such
as sewage and electricity.
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