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  

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

April is National Financial Capability Month

April Is National Financial Capability Month Americans at all income levels have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster or emergency. In these stressful circumstances, having access to financial, insurance, medical, and other records is crucial for starting the process of recovery quickly and efficiently. Emergency savings can also help individuals and … Continue reading April is National Financial Capability Month

Grant Funding for Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

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 Grant Funding for Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

FEMA Announces Program Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

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 … Continue reading FEMA Announces Program Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Learn How to Strengthen Your Organization’s Cybersecurity

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 … Continue reading Learn How to Strengthen Your Organization’s Cybersecurity