National Flood Insurance Program Claims Made Easier

National Flood Insurance Program Claims Made Easier In August, FEMA released a new, easy to use National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Claims Manual. The newly redesigned manual aims to make flood insurance claims and NFIP processes more understandable so policyholders experience consistency and reliability of service. FEMA scheduled three webinars to explain the changes and … Continue reading National Flood Insurance Program Claims Made Easier

FEMA and National Association of Realtors Partner to Improve Disaster Preparedness

FEMA and National Association of Realtors Partner to Improve Disaster Preparedness On Nov. 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced an agreement to work together to educate consumers and homebuyers about disaster preparedness. NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall and FEMA Administrator Brock Long signed the memorandum of agreement at … Continue reading FEMA and National Association of Realtors Partner to Improve Disaster Preparedness

FEMA – Form Immediate Release – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2018 Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018. This landmark legislation elevates the mission of the former National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) within DHS and establishes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). … Continue reading FEMA – Form Immediate Release – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

FEMA FEMA to Host National Response Framework Update Webinars

As part of FEMA’s renewed effort to build a national culture of preparedness, the agency is updating the National Response Framework (NRF) to incorporate lessons learned from the 2017 hurricane and wildfire season. The updated NRF will be scalable, flexible and adaptable, using core capabilities identified in the National Preparedness Goal and will continue to … Continue reading FEMA FEMA to Host National Response Framework Update Webinars

FEMA Bulletin – October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. October 22-26 focuses on awareness about protecting the Nation’s critical infrastructure. There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors that are important for the safety and security of the United States. These sectors rely on the Internet, and we all play a role in keeping the sectors safe. This week of … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

FEMA Bulletin – FEMA Seeks Public Feedback on Senior Leader Toolkit

FEMA released a draft Senior Leader Toolkit, which provides easy-to-edit tools to help emergency managers prepare senior leaders and policy-makers to fulfill their incident responsibilities. These documents will be available for public comment until November 16 at 5 p.m. Eastern. Senior leaders and policy-makers play critical roles in incident management, consistent with local laws and authorities. … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – FEMA Seeks Public Feedback on Senior Leader Toolkit

FEMA Bulletin – Peter Gaynor to Serve as FEMA’s Deputy Administrator

Today, Peter T. Gaynor was sworn in as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Gaynor is the former director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA). He joins FEMA Administrator Brock Long in his vision to build a stronger agency and to help implement the 2018-2022 Strategic plan to unify and further … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – Peter Gaynor to Serve as FEMA’s Deputy Administrator

FEMA Bulletin – October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is commemorating its 15th year as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. It's a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online, while increasing the resiliency … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

FEMA Bulletin – FEMA Releases Further Guidance on Emergency Operations Centers

FEMA Releases Further Guidance on Emergency Operations Centers FEMA’s National Integration Center released documents addressing the need for flexibility in Emergency Operations Center (EOC) guidance, and EOC Skillsets standardizing EOC personnel qualifications under the National Qualification System (NQS). As a part of NQS, EOC Skillsets support standardized qualifications for EOC personnel, and are flexible to … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – FEMA Releases Further Guidance on Emergency Operations Centers