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IS-1006: Documenting Disaster Damage and Developing Project Files

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Course Overview

This course provides an overview of disaster-related damage documentation and project file development for the Public Assistance Program. By the end of the course, State, Local, Indian Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to document disaster-related damage, SOW, and costs, collect appropriate documentation, identify best practices for project file organization, and upload documentation into Grants Portal.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify documentation requirements to receive Public Assistance grant funding.
  • Explain the Essential Elements of Information process and how documentation requirements are communicated by FEMA.
  • Explain the Request for Information process and how documentation requirements are communicated by FEMA.
  • Identify applicable resources and tools that allow Applicants to provide required documentation.
  • Discuss various ways to document damage through annotated maps, photographs, and other documentation.
  • Upload and organize documentation into Grants Portal





Course Length:

8 hours
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