FEMA reauthorization and cutting the red tape in recovery

hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, July 14, 2011 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

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  • Emergency management,
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency,
  • Appropriations and expenditures,
  • United States,
  • Rules and practice,
  • Disaster relief

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Other titlesFederal Emergency Management Agency reauthorization and cutting the red tape in recovery
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LC ClassificationsKF27 .P8964 2011d
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Paginationix, 106 p. ;
Number of Pages106
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Open LibraryOL25301550M
ISBN 100160904293
ISBN 109780160904295
LC Control Number2012397650
OCLC/WorldCa778366074

  DRRA was a good step in cutting through some of the red tape, but more is needed. I look forward to hearing from FEMA Administrator Gaynor and working with him and Members of this Committee on ensuring our emergency management system works effectively for communities preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters. The Book of Lists; All posts tagged "Fema" Puerto Rico governor challenges U.S. Senate to cut red tape. Requests Equality in Federal Regulations, Programs and Funding to Transform Energy System, Foster Island’s Recovery FEMA: Hurricane Maria recovery efforts . Cutting FEMA's Red Tape, a guide to working with FEMA In this guide you will learn what FEMA requires in order to overcome several common denials. This book .   A White House official said that during Obama’s time in office, “the administration has focused on supporting the needs of survivors and bolstering the recovery efforts by cutting red tape.

The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) is a mutual aid system, first authorized by Congress in , which allows states to request personnel, equipment and supplies from other states to assist with response and recovery efforts. Resources deployed through EMAC, in turn, can draw down federal reimbursement dollars. Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Management Handbook November Title: Sesame Street Fire Safety Program (Multimedia CD) (English and Spanish Languages). And finally, we will continue to cut red tape by consolidating the highway program, accelerating project delivery, and measuring the performance of our transportation system and investments.” In the absence of reauthorization, states have had to innovate solutions. What are some promising things on the state level that have been good for.   Obama vows to end 'turf wars, red tape' hindering Katrina recovery President Obama spoke on the fifth anniversary of the day the Hurricane Katrina touched ground in the Gulf Coast.

Residents, social service workers, business leaders and local government officials say they want the state either to cut the red tape blocking access to the money, or do a better job in helping.   That still left several thousand who were denied. Many of which just gave up on getting any assistance from the federal government, and of the several thousand who did receive assistance many of them were denied one or more times. The book “Cutting the Red Tape” a guide to working with FEMA, aims to reduce those numbers.   The multi-vortex storm cut an eerily straight west-east line through Joplin's downtown street grid, growing to three quarters of a mile wide at its peak. (FEMA) stalled the recovery and. recovery from our devastating flood that occurred in the Spring of all along the Red River Valley, experienced an unprecedented flood with disastrous results. Governor should designate a State Recovery Coordinator to cut through State red tape.

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Testimony of Administrator Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee of Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, on "FEMA Reauthorization and Cutting the Red Tape in Recovery.".

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As Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked to reporters Friday about how FEMA contracts for work arising from Hurricane Sandy will begin once immediate life needs are met, some lawmakers were also talking about how a bill to cut red tape and reduce the costs of disaster recovery under FEMA programs that “will be critical to recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

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Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Hearing on “FEMA Reauthorization and Cutting the Red Tape in Recovery” WHEN: Thursday, J ; AM.

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building. Hearing on FEMA Reauthorization: Recovering Quicker and Smarter. Septem We will examine how these reforms are currently being used in the recovery efforts to Hurricane Sandy, the tornadoes in Oklahoma and other recent disasters.

That bill included reforms to cut the red tape in debris removal and Public Assistance for public. Recovery from disaster is a complicated process and one that is not fully understood. In an effort to address deficiencies in current knowledge and practice about recovery, both by scholars and practitioners, this book outlines a disaster recovery assistance framework that defines the problems in the U.S.

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SAN JUAN – Gov. Ricardo Rosselló appeared before the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee where he not only requested equality in federal regulations, programs and funding to transform Puerto Rico’s energy system but also complained that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) red tape is threatening the island’s.

With a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FEMA Reauthorization Act of (H.R. This bipartisan bill is intended to cut red tape and reduce costs in Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) programs, in turn streamlining FEMA programs to help communities recover and rebuild faster in the wake of a major disaster.

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FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate recently testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee of Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management on the agency's reauthorization and importance of cutting red tape in recovery.

Fugate said during his testimony that the agency's focus is on collaboration with public and private partnership as. Backers say the measure will cut red tape and speed up recovery after natural disasters. Galveston County Emergency Management Coordinator David Popoff says he hopes to share lessons learned after.

Granted, there’s plenty of reason for this, as FEMA doesn’t exactly have an exemplary record for quick response and cutting through government red tape.

In fact, they seem to carry the red tape with them wherever they go. But one thing we forget is that we owe our own movement, at least in part, to FEMA. Being survivor-centric: Leadership at FEMA adopted a “cut the red tape” posture to better serve survivors and communities, but opportunities remain, including meeting survivors’ needs during initial interactions with FEMA; ensuring all survivors have equal access to services; and reducing the complexity of the public assistance program.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Associate Administrator Joseph Nimmich addresses how FEMA continues to assist communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, the tornadoes in Oklahoma and the numerous floods in the Midwest and Alaska, as well as how FEMA is using the new authorities provided by the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of.

During 's Hurricane Charley, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) established the color-coordinated Waffle House index: green for operating, yellow for affected, red for destroyed. He authored the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of (SRIA), which was signed into law on Jan.

29, to address inefficiencies in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs that slow. “This long-term FAA reauthorization makes much needed reforms and investments in our nation’s aviation infrastructure. Through the modernization and advancement of our airports and air traffic control system, we can strengthen our transportation networks and connect communities, cut red tape for job creators, and put the safety and security.

Superstorm Sandy changed how Federal Emergency Management Agency does business. The massive storm that wreaked havoc on the Eastern United States seaboard in October forced the agency to seek innovative methods in responding and recovering from the event, FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino told a class Nov.

5 in the Center for Homeland Defense and. GALVESTON - Federal officials are finally listening to an idea from Texans on how to avoid miles of red tape that are partially responsible for years-long delays in rebuilding housing damaged by.

This common-sense legislation provides the first ever reauthorization of FEMA and establishes a study to develop recommendations for reducing costs while improving our nation’s emergency management capabilities and federal disaster programs.

In addition, this legislation also requires important reforms to FEMA to reduce red tape. The. Response, too, improved as the agency cut much of the red tape.

Witt’s tenure was best known for his emphasis on mitigation. A new Mitigation Directorate was intended to reduce loss of life and especially damage to property by encouraging people to reduce risk and vulnerability before disaster struck.

Those who took the time and made the effort to jump through hoops and go around the red tape of the bureaucratic nonsense and were able to comply with the law to purchase flood insurance were only getting a mere $4, from FEMA – not enough to make many repairs. WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR) issued the following statement Friday upon passage of H.R.

4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of “This five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration modernizes our nation’s skies by cutting red tape and encouraging improved productivity and innovation in aviation technology,” Westerman said.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's mission is to "lead America to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters with a vision of 'A Nation Prepared.'". –S – Disaster Recovery Act of –HR – FEMA Reauthorization Act of - “intended to cut red tape in the agency’s emergency preparedness and disaster assistance programs, and help communities recover from disasters more quickly and cost-effectively” •Important: Incorporating FEMA PA Pilot Program into law 7.

FEMA has taken the unprecedented step of reopening all Superstorm Sandy flood claims because thousands of homeowners said insurance companies intentionally lowballed damage estimates. Similar allegations surfaced in after Hurricane Isabel struck the Mid-Atlantic.

To answer critics then, FEMA formalized an appeals process.INFORMATION ABOUT THE ONGOING TORNADO RECOVERY RESOURCES — FEMA DISASTER APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: MAY 4, Press Releases.

FDA Reauthorization Act of – Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty and it’s usually the federal government’s role to encourage them and cut the red tape to create an environment so that states can.Sara Bryant is Section Chief in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Grant Programs Directorate (FEMA GPD).

In her current capacity, she is responsible for the development and interagency coordination of FEMA’s non-disaster preparedness grant portfolio,providing advice and guidance to senior FEMA management on pertinent homeland security programs and priorities, the effectiveness .