The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) offers guidance on eligible costs under certain grant programs during periods of civil unrest. FEMA’s programs operate under varied statutory provisions that have different allowability and eligibility requirements; however, the potential to reprogram funds for limited purposes may exist under the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program.
The Directive lays out specific DHS guidance regarding the Department’s commitment to maintaining scientific integrity and accountability across all components, including here at S&T.
Appendix D includes any further information the Committee Management Office (CMO) believes could be helpful. From recordkeeping expectations to posting a Federal Register Notice, all additional guidance can be found attached.
In Appendix C, the Committee Management Office (CMO) aims to walk you through certain processes that could be unfamiliar or daunting. From establishing or renewing a committee, to figuring out membership appointments and vetting, and finally, possibly terminating a committee - all pertinent information is attached.
The SMEM Guidance Tool is a free, online tool that provides users with a simple, step-by-step line of questioning to create plans to improve their organization’s SMEM operations.
The Health and Safety Planning Guide for Planners, Safety Officers, and Supervisors for Protecting Responders Following a Nuclear Detonation provides response planners, safety officers, and supervisors with specific information and recommendations to protect responders from the effects and impacts of an extreme event: a 10 kiloton (KT) improvised nuclear device (IND) within the first 72 hours of a detonation.