National Preparedness Month – September 23 – 30th

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Week 4: Sept 23-30-Save For an Emergency Web Resources Plan financially for the possibility … Continue reading National Preparedness Month – September 23 – 30th

Hazard Mitigation Assistance External Stakeholder Working Groups Applications – Due September 28, 2018

Hazard Mitigation Assistance External Stakeholder Working Groups Applications: FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Division membership applications for the HMA External Stakeholder Working Group (ESWG) are due Sept. 28. The purpose of the ESWG is to gain insight, share information, and understand HMA priorities and issues from external stakeholders. FEMA encourages external stakeholders to share their … Continue reading Hazard Mitigation Assistance External Stakeholder Working Groups Applications – Due September 28, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month: Save for an Emergency Personal financial planning helps families prepare for emergencies. Take time during this last week of National Preparedness Month to increase your level of disaster preparedness, and especially your financial preparedness. Saving can be a tall order for some, but in an emergency, a lack of financial … Continue reading September is National Preparedness Month

APWA – Washington Report – September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 Please be sure to follow APWA Government Affairs on Twitter @APWAGovAffairs. LATEST NEWS FY 2019 Appropriations Update Both chambers are back in session this week, and September 30, the end of fiscal year (FY) 2018, is on the very near horizon; To date, President Trump has signed the first FY 2019 minibus appropriations … Continue reading APWA – Washington Report – September 24, 2018

APWA – Legislative Action Alert

As soon as this week, the Senate will vote on S. 3021, America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. This bipartisan legislation, which the House of Representatives approved unanimously, includes the Secure Required Funding for Water Infrastructure Now (SRF WIN) Act language, as well as the Drinking Water System Improvement Act, both of which APWA supports. … Continue reading APWA – Legislative Action Alert

Meeting the Workforce Challenges of the Water Sector: A Competency Model Approach – Recording from Sept 13, 2018

WEBINAR RECORDING/DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE Meeting the Workforce Challenges of the Water Sector: A Competency Model Approach If you were unable to attend this live webinar on September 13, 2018, a recording of the webinar and copies of the powerpoint and transcript are available at the following link: https://www.workforcegps.org/events/2018/07/13/13/34/Meeting-the-Workforce-Challenges-of-the-Water-Sector-A-Competency-Model-Approach Event Summary: Ensuring a capable and motivated workforce is one … Continue reading Meeting the Workforce Challenges of the Water Sector: A Competency Model Approach – Recording from Sept 13, 2018