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Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Forum

Use The Complete Federal Encumbrance For Mitigation Awards

FEMA, as the lead agency for Major Disaster Declarations, occupies a unique position within recovering communities where multiple Federal entities have authority to provide financial assistance, through FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Awards from the Disaster Relief Fund. While other Federal Partners (USDA NRCS, FHWA, USACE, DOI, BLM, etc.) often have authority to assist in repair of damaged facilities, they do not have the ...more »

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Improving FEMA Internal Processes and Human Capital

PA New Model

The PA New Model is currently in Stage 3 (MO-4317) with a "Full" operational capability planned for January 2018. There is one CRC (Consolidated Resource Center) in Denton, TX with Winchester, VA to role out with Stage 4. The "New PA" web site shows Stage 4 starting in September 2017 and as the "Review and Award" phase. If we are "this close" to full implementation then why is nothing about it in the Strategic Plan? The ...more »

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Improving FEMA Internal Processes and Human Capital

PA New Model

The PA New Model is currently in Stage 3 (MO-4317) with a "Full" operational capability planned for January 2018. There is one CRC (Consolidated Resource Center) in Denton, TX with Winchester, VA to role out with Stage 4. The "New PA" web site shows Stage 4 starting in September 2017 and as the "Review and Award" phase. If we are "this close" to full implementation then why is nothing about it in the Strategic Plan? The ...more »

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Simplifying Recovery and Reducing Disaster Costs

Utilize GPS to aid in response and cost efficiency

Existing technology, which embodies GPS and mobile devices, easily facilitates added security and response time for FEMA. By employing this existing technology, accurate locations and sensitive response time during disasters are expedited and enhanced. FEMA should strongly consider utilizing GPS technology in their Government issued mobile smart phones: significantly increasing FEMA response efforts. The new location ...more »

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Simplifying Recovery and Reducing Disaster Costs

Utilize GPS to aid in response and cost efficiency

Existing technology, which embodies GPS and mobile devices, easily facilitates added security and response time for FEMA. By employing this existing technology, accurate locations and sensitive response time during disasters are expedited and enhanced. FEMA should strongly consider utilizing GPS technology in their Government issued mobile smart phones: significantly increasing FEMA response efforts. The new location ...more »

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