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  • Compilation of Letter of Final Determination (LFD) Lists for FIRMs with 2015 Effective Dates

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    These documents hold listings of all communities for which Letters of Final Determination (LFD) have been sent and an effective date in 2015 has been set. The LFD is a letter sent to each affected community stating that a new or updated Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) will become effective on a certain date, and that the community is required to adopt a compliant floodplain management ordinance by that date to remain eligible for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

  • Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) Frequently Asked Questions

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    This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document addresses common questions about the Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) including what it is, who serves on the council, how members are appointed, how long they serve, what the council will address and what reports and recommendations it must produce.

  • Informational Bulletin: Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) Overview

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    This informational bulletin provides an overview of the Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC), a Federal advisory committee established to review and make recommendations to FEMA on matters related to the national flood mapping program.  The overview includes information on council membership, meetings, reports and recommendation requirements. 

  • Youth Preparedness: Implementing A Community-Based Program

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    Provides information on how to implement a youth preparedness program in the community.

  • Rockfall Mitigation Project Eastern Tutuila, American Samoa July 2014

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    Rockfall Mitigation Project Eastern Tutuila, American Samoa July 2014///Through the American Samoa Territorial Office of Fiscal Reform (TOFR), the American Samoa Department of Public Works (ASDPW) has applied to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to implement rockfall mitigation at four locations on Tutuila where steep and rocky slopes abut Highway 001 (the proposed project). FEMA is proposing to obligate these funds under Presidential Disaster declaration FEMA-1859-DR-AS, issued for the September 2009 earthquake, tsunami, and flood event that caused major devastation in the U.S. territory of American Samoa. Provision of this funding is a federal action subject to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA); thus FEMA has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) in compliance with NEPA./This Draft EA has been prepared to analyze the potential consequences to the natural and human environment associated with the Proposed Action, the No Action Alternative, and other potential alternatives per the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 United States Code [USC] 55 parts 4321 et seq., 2000), the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) implementing regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 30 parts 1500 et seq., 2004), and 44 CFR Emergency Management and Assistance Ch. I Part 10.

  • Maintenance Announcement

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    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains standards and guidance on a semi-annual basis to support the Risk MAP program.  When FEMA begins the maintenance process for standards or guidance, a maintenance announcement is published detailing the changes.  The most recent Maintenance Announcement is published here.

  • Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS)

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    These documents establish policy and assign responsibilities for use of the Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) in support of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs.

  • 7/9/14 FEMA ICPD eBrief

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    7/9/14 FEMA ICPD eBrief

  • 2014-2018 FEMA Strategic Plan

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    The 2014-2018 FEMA Strategic Plan reflects objectives the Agency will accomplish to provide the best possible support to the American people before, during, and after disasters. It sets forth the strategies FEMA will employ to accomplish the objectives and also establishes measurable outcomes to achieve. This Strategic Plan was developed through the involvement of hundreds of FEMA employees and many external stakeholders who contributed to generating our objectives, strategies, and outcomes, and who are now working to execute this Plan. FEMA is just one part of the Nation’s emergency management team. The Agency will be successful only by building, sustaining, and drawing upon the capabilities of the whole community. The support and engagement of partners throughout Federal, state, and local governments; tribal governments; the private sector; faith-based and non-profit communities; and citizens across our country will ensure our collective success in bringing about the outcomes set forth in this Plan.

  • DR-4175-MS Recovery Infographic 7-14-14.pdf

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    This document is a summary of federal assistance to the state of Mississippi and its residents for the April 28-May 3 storms.

  • The New FEMA Flood Map Service Center

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    This fact sheet summarizes the major changes taking effect with the launch of the redesigned FEMA Map Service Center (MSC) in summer 2014.

  • FEMA-4178-DR-VT

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4178-DR-VT for Severe Storms and Flooding.

  • FEMA-4179-DR-NE

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4179-DR-NE for Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding.

  • Flood Insurance Premium Refunds

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    This fact sheet provides an overview of what some eligible policyholders can expect in refunds later this year. While the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 is implemented, which repeals and modifies the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, it is important for policyholders to maintain and keep their current flood insurance policies. Allowing policies to lapse will leave policyholders financially unprotected. Policyholders who have questions about their flood insurance policies should contact their insurance agents.

  • Response Directorate Fact Sheets

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    A collection of fact sheets from the Response Directorate, Office of Response & Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Community Emergency Response Team Newsletter Vol 4 - Issue 6

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    The Community Emergency Response Team Newsletter Vol 4 - Issue 6.pdf dated 7/7/14

  • FEMA National Advisory Council Recommendations from March 2014 Meeting

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    This container includes the NAC's recommendations from the March 2014 Meeting in Philadelphia, PA and FEMA's formal response to these recommendations. The recommendations were sent to FEMA on May 6, 2014 and the Agency responded on June 25, 2014. Through discussions and deliberations, the NAC concurred to submit two recommendations to the Administrator related to Response and Recovery: 1) Regional Response and Recovery Capability and 2) Tracking and Storage of Mutual Aid Agreements.

  • Procurement Under Grants Public Assistance Policy

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    Welcome to this block of instruction on Procurement Under Grants.  This block of instruction will familiarize you with the major procurement-related requirements imposed by federal regulations on Public Assistance grantees and subgrantees as well as the potential consequences of non-compliance.  While this 40 minute block of instruction is not intended to turn you into subject matter experts in procurements under grants, it will provide you with a basic level of subject matter familiarity about the general procurement standards, help you to spot potential issues, and direct you to sources of additional information.  Where applicable, you can find the specific regulatory cite in the bottom right corner of each slide.

  • 2014 Readiness Reporting System (RRS) Fact Sheet

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    The Readiness Reporting System (RRS) is a secure, web-based continuity tool for the collection, analysis and reporting of Department or Agency (D/ A) continuity readiness data during normal and all-hazard conditions.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment Proposed Emergency Operations Center Garrard County, KY May 2014

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    Draft Environmental Assessment Proposed Emergency Operations Center Garrard County, KY May 2014

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