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34. Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center

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FEMA maintains their center of operations as a safe ground in case of natural disaster requiring attention to the government. This location is outside of Washington, D.C. and contains dorms and a dining room for when it is needed. One time it was used was on September 11th. After the attacks, the vice president and members of Congress were moved there for safekeeping. Armed guards are kept there partly because the Emergency Alert system that would be used by the president.

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