also recognizes the valuable role played by Regional, State, and local stakeholders, including Members of Congress, who have been instrumental in widely circulating this much needed flood hazard mapping update in the City and across the region.
Sadler's memo, though, says that unlike the standard flood insurance policy proof of loss deadline, which FEMA
can extend because it has authority to interpret the law, "FEMA
cannot extend the time limit for NFIP insureds to bring a lawsuit.
Dobson herself is still living in a FEMA
trailer as she waits on replacement carpet for her home.
fire grants will be available to cover 75 percent of the expenses for field camps, equipment, supplies and mobilization activities after Texas reaches a minimum cost threshold.
joined 22 other federal agencies, programs and offices in becoming part of the Department of Homeland Security, and its Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate.
Recommendation: To enhance the identification, management, and protection of SSI within FEMA
in its administration of the Recovery Act PSGP, the FEMA
Administrator should direct FEMA
's Assistant Administrator for GPD to develop, document, and approve a policy that reflects management's intent to implement internal controls governing FEMA
's review process for Recovery Act recipient reports that include appropriate internal controls and a procedure both for comparing recipient reports against SSI criteria and notifying recipients when their submissions contain SSI.
with a quick turnaround, so too should FEMA
engage in commodity shipment planning.
After any major disaster strikes, you should expect to be dealing with FEMA
for anywhere from five to seven years before the incident is closed.
Wouldn't it have been better for FEMA
to pay the electric bills?
also announced that proposed revisions to the National Response Plan, which guides federal response to disasters, will be delayed in order to ensure that "its key concepts .
Contrasting last year's convoluted effort with how the agencies have agreed to work together this year, Lippert first displayed a virtual "spaghetti" of lines and boxes depicting last year's DLA's approval chain for FEMA
Seems the FEMA
folks didn't consider that their agency's own rules don't allow them to put mobile homes in flood zones, which includes most of the Katrina-hit areas on the Gulf Coast.