Tag Archives: disaster assistance

FEMA Issues Proposed Rule on Individual Assistance Factors

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for your opinion. To comply with Section 1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (Pub. L. 113-2), FEMA issued a proposed rule in today’s Federal Register, to review and revise…


Federal Assistance Now Available for South Carolina Flood Victims

The good news is that Hurricane Joaquin missed the U.S. mainland. However, try telling that to the poor folks in many parts of South Carolina inundated by record rainfall from a weather system that drove record rainfall into the state….


Sneak Preview: DHS May Expand Disaster Assistance Review Criteria

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing how it determines a jurisdiction’s ability to respond to and recover from a disaster including its ability to do so…