The Office of Chief Counsel is pleased to announce the latest entry in the FEMA LawTalk podcast series: Public Assistance Insurance Requirements and Duplication of Benefits Issues. During this podcast, FEMA’s Chief Counsel discusses insurance requirements and issues relating to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. By the end of this podcast, listeners should have an understanding of the statutes and regulations requiring PA applicants to obtain insurance on facilities they repair with Public Assistance grant assistance. Listeners also learn about steps FEMA takes to make sure that disaster assistance benefits do not duplicate benefits provided by an applicant’s existing insurance. The podcast is available at: http://www.fema.gov/podcasts or http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/9366.