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NAC Recommendations from March 2015 Meeting

The purpose of this memorandum is to forward the National Advisory Council’s (NAC) recommendations from the March 2015 meeting in New Orleans, LA to the FEMA Administrator for consideration.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA Response to NAC's Recommendations from March 2015

This memo is FEMA's written response to the NAC's recommendations from the March 2015 NAC meeting.The Administrator signed the response on June 15, 2015.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfNAC Recommendations from March 2015 NAC Meeting

The purpose of this memorandum is to forward the National Advisory Council’s (NAC) recommendations from the March 2015 meeting in New Orleans, LA to the FEMA Administrator for consideration.

The NAC met in a public session to review the progress of its three subcommittees and one working group since its last meeting in September 2014 and to deliberate any potential recommendations set forth by these subcommittees.  Through discussions and deliberations, the NAC concurred to submit 13 recommendations to the Administrator on the following topics: Training for the whole community, Addressing children’s needs in and immediately after a disaster, Consolidating research of mitigation best practices, Aligning and consolidating risk/vulnerability assessment tools, including Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments and the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment, Clarifying and leveraging mitigation funding opportunities, and Increasing coordination capabilities between Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, and Public Health.

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