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  • Space Weather Fact Sheet for Kids in China

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    Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a space weather occurrence.
  • Hurricane Fact Sheet for Kids in China

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    Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
  • Flood Fact Sheet for Kids in China

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    Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a flood.
  • Earthquake Fact Sheet for Kids in China

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    Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a blackout.
  • Blackout Fact Sheet for Kids in China

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    Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a blackout.
  • PDA Report Appeal Denial - WV

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for West Virginia, May 20, 2014 Denial of Appeal for a Chemical Spill.
  • PDA Report Denial - NC

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    Report mandated by Congress on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for North Carolina, May 9, 2014, Denial for Severe Storms and Tornadoes.
  • Essential Records Plan Packet Fact Sheet

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    The identification, protection, and ready availability of organizational essential records, databases, emergency operating records, rights and interests records, and other documents are critical to the successful implementation and execution of a robust continuity program.
  • Insurance-Real Property Losses

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    Financial assistance may be provided to insured applicants when FEMA determines that the applicant's insurance benefit for real property damaged by the identified peril is inadequate. An insured applicant's application will not be processed unless insurance documents related to benefits received are provided to FEMA. FEMA will use the criteria in this policy to decide whether the benefit is inadequate.
  • FEMA Mitigation Planning Guidance Update Info Bulletin - June 2014

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    FEMA has begun the process of updating the State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning Guidance. The one page “Informational Bulletin” provides an overview of the State Mitigation Planning Guidance update process.
  • Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program – What to Expect

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    This presentation is intended to provide information regarding the impacts of new legislation called the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, and changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which include the previously passed reform legislation called the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.
  • Evaluating Port Security: Progress made and challenges ahead

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    On June 4, 2014, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs' Emergency Management and the District of Columbia Subcommittee held a hearing on the Port Security Grant Program. Assistant Administrator for Grants Programs Brian Kamoie testified on behalf of FEMA.
  • Limit of Moderate Wave Action (LiMWA) Fact Sheet

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    This document describes the Limit of Moderate Wave Action, or LiMWA, which is the inland limit of the area expected to receive 1.5-foot or greater breaking waves during the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event
  • Building Higher in Flood Zones: Freeboard – Reduce Your Risk, Reduce Your Premium

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    Freeboard is a term used by FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to describe a factor of safety usually expressed in feet above the 1-percent-annual-chance flood level. The NFIP requires the lowest floor of structures built in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) to be at or above the BFE, so a structure built with freeboard would have its lowest floor 1 foot or more above the BFE. Adding freeboard will reduce NFIP insurance premiums.
  • Critical Facilities and Higher Standards

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    Even a slight chance of flooding can pose too great a threat to the delivery of services offered by the maintenance and operation of a community’s critical facilities. Special consideration when formulating regulatory alternatives and floodplain management plans needs to occur when critical facilities are involved.
  • Higher Standards for Enclosures Below Elevated Buildings in Zones V and A

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    The area underneath elevated buildings located in these zones may be enclosed provided the enclosures meet certain minimum NFIP requirements
  • Logistics Management Directorate Fact Sheets

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    In February of 2010, as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency reorganization, the Logistics Management Directorate was organizationally realigned under the newly created Office of Response and Recovery. LMD is FEMA’s major program office responsible for policy, guidance, standards, execution and governance of logistics support, services and operations. LMD’s mission is to provide an efficient, transparent and flexible logistics capability for the procurement and delivery of goods and services necessary for an effective and timely response to disasters.
  • Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Fact Sheets

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    Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters. A recent study by the Multi-hazard Mitigation Council* shows that each dollar spent on mitigation saves an average of four dollars.
  • Grants Program Directorate Fact Sheets

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    Fact sheets explaining the Grants program.
  • FY 2014 Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP) National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) Program

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    The NDPC Fact Sheet provides information covering the Consortium's goals, organization, membership, previous and current grant funding amounts, and expected training outcomes.

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