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On @FEMA Watch This Week

  FEMA BULLETIN   In this Edition: FEMA Announces $530M for Emergency Food and Shelter Program More Than $1B Available for Firefighters Grants FEMA Publishes Data on Flood Insurance Rating Methodology FEMA Seeks Input on Development of National Continuous Improvement Guidance DHS Hosts Human Trafficking Panel Discussion Upcoming Deadlines and Reminders Important Deadlines & Reminders Public comment period ends  for Public Assistance policy.  Assistance to Firefighters Grants  application period closes at 5 p.m. ET. FEMA Announces $530M for Emergency Food and Shelter Program   FEMA announced a  $530 million allocation  for the  National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program  (EFSP). This program supports jurisdictions across the country that assist our nation’s hungry and homeless populations.   The program’s National Board will distribute the funds to local organizations dedicated to feeding, sheltering and providing critical resources to people with economic emergencies

On Our World

*HMA Funds Can Be Used for Hazard Mitigation Planning: The  Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities  (BRIC) program offers funding for planning. The  Hazard Mitigation Grant Program  offers funding for planning. The  Flood Mitigation Assistance  program offers funding for planning. 2022 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop Call for Abstracts Now through Jan. 14, 2022, FEMA is accepting abstracts for the 2022 Hazard Mitigation (HM) Partners Workshop! This workshop is an annual gathering of hazard mitigation stakeholders with the purpose of informing and updating them about mitigation grants and floodplain management, strengthening relationships, and providing knowledge transfer between FEMA and invited attendees. This virtual event will be  May 2-5, 2022.  This year's theme is  Building Whole Community Resilience: Partnerships, Capability, & Capacity.   Abstracts are due by Jan. 14, 2022.   Learn more  about this event and how to submit an abstract. Disclaimer: About th