The first step in the reimbursement process is for the state, in coordination with FEMA, to conduct an Applicant Briefing with the counties, municipalities and non-profits on the process of submitting Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs).RPAs must be submitted within 30 days of a county being designated.After the Applicant Briefing is held, a FEMA specialist will conduct kick-off meetings, in coordination with the state and applicants, to dis
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac during the period of August 27-29, 2012.
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: