Archived Resources: Q3 – 2019

Thank you for visiting our archive for all Resources from Q3 of 2019. Here you will find notices of previously released white papers, press releases, and other resources offered by state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies. Please note that because the archived notice is for an expired resource, links to the parent site may no longer work. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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FEMA National Engagement for Resource Management – Due July 23

FEMA seeks public feedback on the draft of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) document, Guideline for Resource Management Preparedness.



Public Comment Period for Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) Program and Policy Guide, Deadline July 31

FEMA released the draft of the “Fire Management Assistance Grant Program and Policy Guide” for a 45-day public comment period from June 16 to July 31.  Comments received during the public comment period will be reviewed and considered for the final version of the guide. The draft guide and accompanying comments matrix are available on the FEMA website.  Submit the completed comment matrix by e-mail to


Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, Due July 31

Nominate personnel who have demonstrated exceptional bravery for the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor.



Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 Steps to Build Large Scale resilience to Natural Disasters

DHS, EPA, ABAG   |   July 2019
The goal of this Toolkit is to help cities, regions, and other partners integrate various planning processes – including for hazard mitigation, climate adaptation, sustainability, and equity – into a single process to create a common action plan. There is a need to consolidate varied planning processes, align goals and actions, and make it easier for communities to obtain funding for projects that cut across different planning areas.

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2019 National Preparedness Month

The 2019 theme is Prepared, Not ScaredBe Ready for Disasters. The campaign will feature PSAs and multimedia products around four weekly themes:

  • Week 1: Sept 1-7           Save Early for Disaster Costs
  • Week 2: Sept 8-14         Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters
  • Week 3: Sept 15-21       Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters
  • Week 4: Sept 22-30       Get Involved in Your Community’s Preparedness

Content has been loaded on the National Preparedness Month Toolkit webpage at


FEMA P-2062 – Guidelines for Wind Vulnerability Assessments of Existing Critical Facilities

Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 as well as other recent storms, including Hurricane Michael in 2018, resulted in extensive wind damage to critical facilities in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Florida. This manual provides design professionals with guidelines for assessing the vulnerability of critical facilities to wind pressure, wind-borne debris, and wind-driven rain. The manual incorporates observations and lessons learned from recent hurricanes, current building code requirements, past hurricanes, and other historic high wind events.



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