The Community Lifeline Status System is an effort led by DHS S&T to develop a reporting construct to provide the emergency management community with a comprehensive systematic approach to lifeline status planning, monitoring, and reporting across areas impacted by a disaster.
Disaster Recovery Plan Tool
The DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, conducted a series of listening sessions with disability stakeholders following the 2017 hurricane season.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency seeks to bring in one or more Loaned Executive(s) to advise on the development of customer experience oriented policies, procedures, directives, and trainings associated with the National Flood Insurance Program Customer Experience Office.
Written testimony of FEMA for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications field hearing titled “A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region II Deputy Regional Administrator Michael Byrne addresses the lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy, and how best practices have since been applied to promote resiliency and expedite the disaster recovery process.
Written testimony of FEMA for a Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing titled “Federal Disaster Response and SBA Implementation of the RISE Act”
Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Associate Administrator Elizabeth Zimmerman addresses FEMA’s support of the private sector during the disaster recovery process.
DHS is committed to strengthening and supporting full inclusion and equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in its programs and activities, through enforcement and compliance with requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Below, find documents related to disability access.