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The National Disaster Recovery Framework is a guide that enables effective recovery support to disaster-impacted States, Tribes, Territorial and local jurisdictions. It provides a flexible structure that enables disaster recovery managers to operate in a unified and collaborative manner. It also focuses on how best to restore, redevelop and revitalize the health, social, economic, natural and environmental fabric of the community and build a more resilient Nation
Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness (PPD-8) describes the Nation’s approach to preparing for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States. National preparedness is the shared responsibility of our whole community. Every member contributes, including individuals, communities, the private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and Federal, state, and local1 governments. We describe our security and resilience posture through the core capabilities (see Table 1) that are necessary to deal with great risks, and we will use an integrated, layered, and all-of-Nation approach as our foundation.
This document describes key tenets and concepts for managing operations. It is an important foundational support element of the Agency's new overarching FEMA Publication 1. It also provides a renewed commitment to the National Response Framework, the principles of disaster recovery, the National Incident Management System, and will provide a foundation for our continued effort to empower the Regions and emergency managers in the field.
The FEMA Administrator’s Intent is a strategic document intended to inform program planning, budget development, and the identification of performance outcomes. The Administrator’s Intent outlines the Administrator’s policy and planning priorities for the agency’s FY 2015-2019 budgets, is a key part of the strategic planning process, and will inform future revisions to FEMA Strategic and Performance Plans. The FEMA Administrator’s Intent for FY 2015-2019 continues to support the DHS Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) mission area five (Ensuring Resilience to Disasters) and advances initiatives in the FY 2011-2014 FEMA Strategic Plan. A new FEMA Strategic Plan will be developed by the end of CY 2013.
The National Response Framework (NRF) is a guide to how the Nation responds to all types of disasters and emergencies. It is built on scalable, flexible, and adaptable concepts identified in the National Incident Management System to align key roles and responsibilities across the Nation. This Framework describes specific authorities and best practices for managing incidents that range from the serious but purely local to large-scale terrorist attacks or catastrophic natural disasters. The National Response Framework describes the principles, roles and responsibilities, and coordinating structures for delivering the core capabilities required to respond to an incident and further describes how response efforts integrate with those of the other mission areas.
The purpose of this policy statement is to establish an Agency-wide directive to integrate climate change adaptation planning and actions into Agency programs, policies, and operations.
This directive applies to all Agency activities and is intended to guide FEMA personnel responsible for the oversight and implementation of organizational plans, policies, and procedures.
This policy is to provide guidance on eligible and ineligible work related to trees, shrubs, and other plantings, including limited eligibility for replacement of grass and sod associated with facilities eligible for repair and restoration.
FEMA Recovery policy 9459.1. The purpose of this policy is to outline the circumstances and criteria for implementing the authority, as described within the Stafford Act, to lease and repair multi-family rental property units for temporary housing through the Multi-Family Lease and Repair Program (MLRP).
FEMA Recovery Policy on Disaster Assistance for Child Care
Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) offers grants to support activities in two categories: (1) activities designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate incidences of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards (“Fire Prevention and Safety Activity”); and (2) research and development activities aimed at improving firefighter safety (“Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activity”). This program guidance document provides potential applicants with the details of requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for both of these activity areas.
The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations in order to help them increase the number of trained, "front line" firefighters available in their communities. The purpose of the guidance in this document is to assist FEMA and partners in preparing, developing, and managing grant activities.
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.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure secure and expedient sharing of FEMA Recovery Data. This policy provides guidelines under which FEMA will share data with Trusted Partners.