A Look Inside Municipal FEMA Reimbursement Process
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management prepares briefing
A detailed briefing on the process appears on the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management's Disaster Public Assistance site, outlining the different classifications a town would use for projects after a disaster such as Hurricane Sandy.
The briefing aims to break down the complicated process and provide an overview. The PowerPoint presentation answers questions such as: Which local officers would be coordinating the reimbursement effort depends on the project -- whether an emergency rescue cost, clearing right-of-ways, or repairing infrastructure, for example.
The 57-page document delves into matters of insurance, step-by-step timelines, and explanations of jargon associated with the process.
The briefing, attached to this article, was prepared specifically in response to Hurricane Sandy.