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  • FEMA-4262-DR-VA

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) infromation for FEMA-4262-DR- Virginia for a Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm during the period of Janaury 22-23, 2016.

  • National Incident Management System Refresh: National Engagement Period

    FEMA’s National Integration Center is currently soliciting public feedback for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) refresh. This National Engagement Period will conclude at 5:00 pm EDT on May 9, 2016. National engagement provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on the draft of the refreshed NIMS, so that it reflects the collective expertise and experience of the whole community. Download the draft version of the refreshed NIMS and feedback matrix here.

  • Public Assistance Alternative Procedures (PAAP) Documents

    This page includes all policy and guidance related to the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures (PAAP) Pilot Program. It includes general information about the pilot program, information specific to the pilot programs for permanent work and debris removal, and standard operating procedures and pilot program guides for the permanent work and debris removal pilots.

  • April 2016 - Assistance to Firefighter Grants Program eBlasts

    Eblasts sent out to subscribers in April 2016.

  • Stafford Act Section 705 Policy for Public Assistance

    This policy clarifies FEMA’s requirements under Section 705 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and establishes the guidelines to determine whether Section 705 applies, prohibiting FEMA from recovering payments made under the Public Assistance Program.

  • FEMA National Advisory Council Recommendations and FEMA Response February 2016

    This container includes the NAC recommendations from the February 2016 NAC meeting and FEMA's written response to those recommendations.

  • Flood insurance requirement

    These flyers explain when flood insurance is required for homeowners and renters who live in flood-prone areas. In certain cases, a resident must have flood insurance in order to be eligible for home repair or personal property assistance from FEMA.

  • Draft Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment Livingston Parish Walker Safe Room Project Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

    Draft Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment Livingston Parish Walker Safe Room Project Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

    In accordance with 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Subpart B, Agency Implementing Procedures, Part 10.9, a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Hazard Mitigation Safe Room Construction was prepared and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was issued in on June 2, 2011, pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the regulations promulgated by the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ; 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). This Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment (SEA) is being prepared in accordance with the June 2011 PEA. The focus of this Tiered SEA is on those areas of concern requiring additional discussion or analysis that are beyond the scope of the PEA.

    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

  • State Mitigation Planning Key Topics Bulletins

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the State Mitigation Plan Review Guide in March 2015.  This Guide, which became effective March 6, 2016, presents FEMA’s official policy on and interpretation of the natural hazard mitigation planning requirements for states established in the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 201).   The State Mitigation Planning Key Topics Bulletins (“Bulletins”) are a series of brief documents aimed at informing states on how to meet the regulatory and policy requirements described in the Guide.  The series covers all components of the mitigation planning process.  The Bulletins are not intended to clarify policy, but instead to provide state officials approaches and resources for updating state hazard mitigation plans.

  • Draft Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment: Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Safe Room Project Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

    Draft Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment: Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Safe Room Project Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

    In accordance with 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Subpart B, Agency Implementing Procedures, Part 10.9, a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Hazard Mitigation Safe Room Construction was prepared and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was issued in on June 2, 2011, pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the regulations promulgated by the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ; 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). This Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment (SEA) is being prepared in accordance the June 2011 PEA. The focus of this Tiered SEA is on those areas of concern requiring additional discussion or analysis that are beyond the scope of the PEA.

    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

  • Environmental Assessment, Steele County, MN Public Works Building

    This draft environmental assessment discusses potential environmental and historic resource impacts of the proposed Steele County public works facility.  The environmental assessment is intended to be reviewed through the public comment process as required under the National Environmental Policy Act. 

  • The Community Rating System works to Protect Natural Floodplains Fact Sheet

    The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) rewards a community-centered approach to reducing flood hazards that also protects the natural and beneficial functions of a community’s floodprone lands. Under a system of credit points based on the effectiveness of flood loss reduction techniques and protection of natural floodplain functions, a CRS-participating community obtains a CRS Class “rating.”

  • Draft Environmental Assessment Camp Shelby-Forrest Road Wireless Communications Tower

    The State of Mississippi created the Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission (MWCC) by statute in 2005 to oversee the construction and operation of the Mississippi Wireless Integrated Network (MSWIN) project. MSWIN is wireless voice and data capable infrastructure, providing all users with a public-safety grade, statewide, interoperable, seamless roaming radio system. This 700 MHz Public Safety System is intended to provide highly reliable, fast access, private (within groups and individuals) communications to a wide variety of government and first-responder users within the State of Mississippi. MSWIN is funded largely by federal funds administered through the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    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.

  • Draft Environmental Assessment Camp Shelby-Reid Hill Wireless Communications Tower.

    The State of Mississippi created the Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission (MWCC) by statute in 2005 to oversee the construction and operation of the Mississippi Wireless Integrated Network (MSWIN) project. MSWIN is wireless voice and data capable infrastructure, providing all users with a public-safety grade, statewide, interoperable, seamless roaming radio system. This 700 MHZ Public Safety System is intended to provide highly reliable, fast access, private (within groups and individuals) communications to a wide variety of government and first-responder users within the State of Mississippi. MSWIN is funded largely by federal funds administered through the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    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.

  • Controlled Equipment Request - 087-0-0-1

    FEMA Form for Controlled Equipment Request - 087-0-0-1

  • FEMA-4261-DR-MD

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4261-DR- Maryland for a Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm during the period of January 22-23, 2016.

  • FEMA-4260-DR-DC

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4260-DR- District of Columbia for a Snowstorm during the period of January 22-23, 2016.

  • FEMA-4259-DR-GA

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4259-DR- Georgia for Severe Storms and Flpooding during the period of December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016.

  • FEMA-4258-DR-OR

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4258-DR- Oregon for Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides during the period of December 6-23, 2015.

  • FEMA-4257-DR-AK

    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4257-DR- Alaska for a Severe Storm during the period of December 12-15, 2015,