The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will convene a meeting remotely via teleconference and web conference on May 21, 2020, to develop a voluntary agreement under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act to help provide for the national defense by maximizing the effectiveness of the distribution of critical medical resources nationwide to respond to pandemics in general, and COVID-19 specifically. The meeting will be open to the public. If necessary, a second meeting will take place on May 27, 2020.

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