Stormy Weather 2011 - Special Report

Quiz: CNBC Quiz: What's Up With Weather?

Question 3 of 10

Although the first federal disaster legislation was passed in 1803, it would be more than a century before the various government disaster agencies merged to create FEMA. Which president oversaw the formation?

  1. John F. Kennedy
  2. Lyndon Johnson
  3. Jimmy Carter
  4. Ronald Reagan

In 1979, President Carter joined many federal disaster-related agencies to form the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Source: fema.gov