Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Application Period The application period for the Fiscal Year 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants is open, with $345 million in funding available to enhance the ability of recipients to attain and maintain 24-hour fire department staffing and to assure that their communities […]
Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory FEMA Announces Program Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) April 3, 2018 April 1, 2018 Changes As previously announced on September 29, 2017, key changes are being made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) beginning April 1, 2018. These changes include updated insurance policy premiums conforming to the premium […]
APWA’s Self-Assessment Workshop is coming to your region! Hosted by the APWA Florida Chapter Is your agency operating at peak performance and productivity levels of operations? Have you really reviewed them with your staff to see what improvement might be made? Do you review your policies, procedures, and practices on a regular basis? What guidelines […]
What is the job of a Utilities Maintenance Specialist 2. Watch this video and see what a few Pinellas County Utilities employees have to say about it has to say about it. The Public Works Academy has training classes to prepare you for a career in Wastewater Collection.
What is the job of a Wastewater Plant Chief Operator. Watch this video and see what Billy Washington of Pinellas County Utilities has to say about it. The Public Works Academy has training classes to prepare you for a career in Wastewater Treatment.
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FEMA invites you to a cybersecurity webinar on Wednesday, March 28, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET. Speakers will provide overviews of: incident response resources, hands-on technical assistance, and information sharing resources available from the Department of Homeland Security’s Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community (C3) Voluntary Program, and, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), a […]
FEMA is seeking applicants for the Youth Preparedness Council, which brings together teens from across the country who are interested and engaged in community preparedness. Council members are selected based on their dedication to public service, their efforts in making a difference in their communities, and their potential to expand their impact as national leaders for […]
FEMA and Emergency Management Partner Organizations Release PrepTalk on the Making of a Resilient Future
FEMA, in partnership with organizations that collectively represent the emergency management profession, released today the sixth video presentation from the inaugural PrepTalks Symposium, Francis Ghesquiere’s “The Making of a Resilient Future: Disaster Risk in Developing Countries.” In his PrepTalk, Ghesquiere presents a global perspective on the need to improve disaster resilience. He highlights the scale […]