Tag Archives: FEMA

FEMA Taking Comments on Proposal To Amend its Rulemaking Procedures

In case you missed it, federal agencies are now under orders to streamline and simplify procedures and regulations to reduce administrative burden. To see this in action, take a look at what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is doing….

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Sneak Preview: FEMA Instructed To Guide NY Grant Closeout

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to ensure that the state of New York and New York City properly close out an award for repairs…

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FEMA Changes Terminology for Public Assistance, Fire Management Grants

As Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name?” Sometimes a name change can seem like a small thing, but it is important to take note of it. We mention this because, effective this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has…

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Sneak Preview: GAO Calls for More FEMA Oversight Coordination

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently urged the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve grant oversight between FEMA’s headquarters and…

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Sneak Preview: FEMA Proposes To Implement Disaster Deductible

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is proposing to implement a disaster deductible, in which state, tribal or territorial governments would…

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds Security Issues With FEMA’s eGrants

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) A recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General audit found that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) eGrants system lacked adequate security because…

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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…

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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….

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Sneak Preview: DHS, FEMA Plan To Strengthen Public Safety Grant Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials plan to strengthen guidance language to ensure that public safety grant recipients purchase…

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Sneak Preview: FEMA Seeks Comments on Cost Estimating Format

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) To encourage participants in the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program to finish projects at or below costs, the agency plans to…

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