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Publications Library

The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Performance Measures Definitions Guide (PMDG)

    The Performance Measures Definitions Guide (PMDG) is the product of a collaborative effort led by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) State and Local Program Office (SLPO) in cooperation with federal, state, and local fusion center stakeholders.

  • DHS-FEMA-PIA – 037 National Responder Support Camp (NRSC)

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) established the National Responder Support Camp (RSC) initiative to support FEMA’s mission to improve its ability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. RSCs are contractor-built and operated structures that are assembled (as requested) during emergencies and disasters to provide shelter, food, and other basic needs to emergency response personnel. FEMA published this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the initiative because FEMA collects Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from the emergency response personnel to provide secured access to the RSC.

  • 2010 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR)

    The Department of Homeland Security delivered the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) Report to Congress on February 1, 2010. The QHSR outlines the strategic framework to guide the activities of participants in homeland security toward a common end.

  • Open Government Plan Publications

    The current version (Version 4.0) of the Open Government Plan, along with previous iterations of the plan.

  • DPIAC Charter & Notice of Establishment

    The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC) provides advice at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the DHS Chief Privacy Officer on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological issues within DHS that relate to personally identifiable information, as well as data integrity and other privacy-related matters. The DPIAC was established by the Secretary of Homeland Security under the authority of 6 U.S.C. section 451 and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App)

  • DHS-FEMA-PIA-038(a) Virginia Systems Repository (VSR): Data Repositories

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Office of Response and Recovery (OR&R) Recovery Directorate, develops, maintains, and supports the Virginia Systems Repository (VSR). VSR is a multifaceted system that develops and deploys applications and services to support the rapidly changing needs of FEMA programs. VSR also has data repository capabilities that systematically ingest and store information from various FEMA source systems for the explicit purpose of replication and use by VSR applications. FEMA conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to document the retrieval, replication, and storage of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) held in VSR data repositories.

  • Identification of Disaster Code Declaration

    Identification of Disaster Code Declaration 

  • FEMA Public Provident Fund Data Set 1

    FEMA Public Provident Fund Data Set 1

  • FEMA Disaster Grants FFATA- August 2013

    FEMA Disaster Grants FFATA- August 2013

  • FEMA Disaster Grants FFATA- December 2013

    FEMA Disaster Grants FFATA- December 2013

Last Updated: 01/28/2022