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

FEMA IGA: FEMA Bulletin Week of September 17, 2018

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSFEMA/bulletins/20e28c0?reqfrom=share   FEMA and Partners Sustain Coordinated Response to Florence National Test of the Emergency Alert System Rescheduled for October 3, 2018 September is National Preparedness Month

FEMA – Weekly Bulletin – Week of 6/11/18

Items discussed in this bulletin. Implementation Objectives for National Incident Management System Released FEMA Holds Emergency Response Training in Puerto Rico Emergency Management Institute Hosts Training e-Forums in June FEMA Podcast: Closing the Insurance Gap Reminder of Upcoming Deadlines https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSFEMA/bulletins/1f6c6d5  

FEMA seeks comments on the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking comments on National Incident Management System (NIMS) Resource Management component documents that enhance interoperability and the effectiveness of mutual aid. Please find additional details on the documents as well as information on upcoming webinars designed to provide clarity on the NIMS documents. Each of the webinars are … Continue reading FEMA seeks comments on the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Application Period

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 … Continue reading Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Application Period

FEMA Releases Updated Continuity Guidance Circular

FEMA Releases Updated Continuity Guidance Circular FEMA released the Continuity Guidance Circular (CGC) following a nationwide, whole community effort to review and revise the guidance. The CGC guides efforts to develop and maintain the capability to ensure continuity of operations, continuity of government, and enduring constitutional government during an emergency that disrupts normal operations.  Development … Continue reading FEMA Releases Updated Continuity Guidance Circular

FEMA Seeks Feedback on National Incident Management System Resource Management Documents

FEMA Seeks Feedback on National Incident Management System Resource Management Documents FEMA’s National Integration Center released for public feedback a number of National Incident Management System (NIMS) Resource Management component documents that will enhance interoperability and the effectiveness of mutual aid. This National Engagement Period will conclude at 5 p.m. EDT on May 9, 2018. … Continue reading FEMA Seeks Feedback on National Incident Management System Resource Management Documents

FEMA Launches New FloodSmart.gov

FEMA Launches New FloodSmart.gov FEMA launched the first phase of the new FloodSmart.gov website. The updates to FloodSmart.gov incorporates social science and website usage research as well as best practices for a streamlined and customer-centric experience. The next phase of the website launch will include insurance agent toolkits, social media templates, marketing tools, and flood … Continue reading FEMA Launches New FloodSmart.gov

FEMA Statement on Departure of Roy Wright

FEMA Statement on Departure of Roy Wright Release date: April 5, 2018 Release Number: HQ-18-030 WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today the departure of Roy E. Wright. Mr. Wright will begin serving as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety on April 25.  David Maurstad will serve … Continue reading FEMA Statement on Departure of Roy Wright