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  • Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot (PAAP) Program for Debris Removal Fact Sheet

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    This updated SOP outlines procedures for documenting and processing requests for federal disaster assistance under the Debris Pilot. The requirements and procedural information outlined in this document are to ensure that the program is consistently implemented and resulting information is captured in a manner that will allow for effective data collection and analysis. Data will be gathered and used to determine whether to discontinue the Debris Pilot until regulations are promulgated, or extend it for an additional performance period. Therefore, it is critical that the tools and processes outlined throughout this SOP be used for data tracking and reporting purposes

  • NFIP/CRS Update - June 2015

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    NFIP/CRS Update is a publication of the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). Among some of the articles in this edition are:

    - Nominations Open for Award for Excellence
    - The CRS at ASFPM Conference
    - Online Resources
    - New ISO/CRS Specialist
    - Training Opportunities

  • FEMA Announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security National Training Program/Continuing Training Grants Program

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    Press Advisory: FEMA Announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security National Training Program/Continuing Training Grants Program.

  • FY 2015 Homeland Security National Training Program Continuing Training Grants Program Fact Sheet

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    The Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP) Continuing Training Grants (CTG) program provides funding via cooperative agreements to training partners to develop and deliver training to prepare whole communities to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism, and natural, man-made, and technological hazards.

  • Owego Apalachin Maintenance and Storage Facility Building Replacement Project Town of Owego, Tioga County, New York FEMA-4031-DR-NY June 2015

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    Owego Apalachin Maintenance and Storage Facility Building Replacement Project Town of Owego, Tioga County, New York FEMA-4031-DR-NY June 2015

    The Owego Apalachin Central School District, herein referred to as the “Subgrantee,” has requested funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program to construct a new 25,195-square-foot maintenance and storage facility to replace the damaged 26,635 square-foot facility, and replace the function of the existing flood-damaged maintenance and storage buildings. The new facility would be constructed north of the new Owego Elementary School and proposed new Administration Building in an area of the complex referred to as the Monkey Run Site, which is 49.88 acres in size and located in the Town of Owego, Tioga County, New York. The Town and Village of Owego experienced storm damages and flooding from Tropical Storm Lee that occurred September 7, 2011 to September 11, 2011. The storm incident period was declared a major disaster by President Barack H. Obama on September 13, 2011 (amended September 23, 2011). Federal public assistance was made available to affected communities and certain nonprofit organizations per FEMA 4031-DR-NY and in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1974 (Stafford Act; 42 U.S.C. 5172), as amended. The Grantee for the proposed action is the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (NYSDHSES). The FEMA project worksheet reference numbers are 4031-DR-NY PW#1999 and 2001.

    This 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.

     

  • Markham-Peachtree Channel Reconstruction St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Hazard Mitigation Grant Program HMGP # 1603-0321 May 2015

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    Markham-Peachtree Channel Reconstruction St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Hazard Mitigation Grant Program HMGP # 1603-0321 May 2015

    Hurricane Katrina, a Category 4 hurricane with a storm surge above normal high tide levels, moved across the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts on August 29, 2005. Maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated at 140 miles per hour. President George W. Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Louisiana due to damages from Hurricane Katrina and signed a disaster declaration (FEMA-1603-DR-LA) on August 29, 2005, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal assistance in designated areas of Louisiana. FEMA is administering this disaster assistance pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), PL 93-288, as amended. Section 404 and Section 406 of the Stafford Act authorizes FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program to provide funds to states and local governments to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration.

    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.

  • Interim Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate Frequently Asked Questions

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    This document provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Interim Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate and its' roles and responsiblities within the National Flood Insurance Program.

  • Grants Best Practices

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    The Best Practices contained in this document show how others obtained grants to mitigated against  disasters. See below for a list of the stories.

    - FEMA Grant Helps Town Rebuild Road, Improve Safety for Residents
    - FEMA HMGP Funding Provides Security in Port Neches
    - Grants and Forward Thinking Prevent Sewer Backup
    - Hazard Mitigation Grant Pilot Provides Safe Haven for Louisiana Couple
    - Multiple FEMA Grant Programs Ease Flood Worries
    - Using Grants to Help Convert Overhead Electrical Lines to Underground

  • Roger L. Stone Biography

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    Mr. Roger L. Stone was appointed to his current position as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Programs (NCP) on January 30, 2015.

  • Disaster Case Management Fact Sheet

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    The Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) is a Federally funded program administrated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In the event of a Presidentially declared disaster that includes Individual Assistance, the Governor of the impacted State may request the implementation of the DCMP.

  • From Tots to Teens: Emerging Research and Practices to Address the Unique Needs of Young Disaster Survivors Webinar

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    This container includes materials from the Individual and Community Peparedness Division From Tots to Teens: Emerging Research and Practices to Address the Unique Needs of Young Disaster Survivors Webinar, conducted on April 21, 2015.

  • Eastwood Storm Line Drainage Improvements Slidell, LA St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana HMGP 1603-0321 FEMA-1603-DR-LA May 2015

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    Draft Environmental Assessment Eastwood Storm Line Drainage Improvements Slidell, LA  St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana HMGP 1603-0321 FEMA-1603-DR-LA May 2015

    Hurricane Katrina, a Category 4 hurricane with a storm surge above normal high tide levels, moved across the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts on August 29, 2005. Maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated at 140 miles per hour. President George W. Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Louisiana due to damages from Hurricane Katrina and signed a disaster declaration (FEMA-1603-DR-LA) on August 29, 2005, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal assistance in designated areas of Louisiana. FEMA is administering this disaster assistance pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), PL 93-288, as amended. Section 404 and Section 406 of the Stafford Act authorizes FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program (HMGP) to provide funds to states and local governments to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration.

    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.

  • NFIP Call Center Pilot Program Fact Sheet

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    This fact sheet provides information on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Call Center Pilot Program.  This NFIP technical support hotline is intended for policyholders who have questions about their flood insurance policy or the claims process and disaster survivors who have general questions about the NFIP.

  • FEMA Tech Corps Fact Sheet

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    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched the Tech Corps program in 2013, creating a framework for voluntary technology support to state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments after a presidentially declared disaster.

  • NFIP Request for Support Fillable Form

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    National Flood Insurance Program policyholders who have questions about their flood insurance policy or the claims process can download this form to request assistance.

  • FEMA-4223-DR-TX

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4223-DR-TX for Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding.

  • FEMA-4222-DR-OK

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4222-DR-WV for Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding.

  • FEMA-4221-DR-WV

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4221-DR-WV for Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides during the period of April 13-15, 2015.

  • FEMA-4220-DR-WV

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4220-DR-WV for Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides during the period of April 8-11, 2015.

  • Environmental Assessment Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority Floodwall and On-Site Power System Construction Newark, Essex County, New Jersey 4086-DR-NJ PW4701 June 2015

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    Environmental Assessment Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority Floodwall and On-Site Power System Construction Newark, Essex County, New Jersey 4086-DR-NJ PW4701 June 2015.

    The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (Subgrantee) proposes the construction of a floodwall and an on-site standby power system at its 140+ acre regional wastewater treatment facility located at 600 Wilson Ave., Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. The purpose of the project is to mitigate against the future risk of storm damage and consequent service disruption. President Barack H. Obama declared Hurricane Sandy a major disaster on October 30, 2012. The declaration authorized federal public assistance to affected communities and certain nonprofit organizations per Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 4086-DR-NJ and in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5172), as amended; the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA) of 2013; and the accompanying Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013. The Subgrantee, through the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (Grantee), requested public assistance funding from the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA for the proposed project. The project worksheet is 4086-DR-NJ-PW-4701.

    This Final 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.

    Appendices are available upon request.

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