State agencies, municipal governments, special district governments, and tribal organizations as well as private non-profit organizations that provide a critical service such as Education, Utility, Emergency or Medical, or non-critical but essential social service to the general public who own or operate facilities located within any of the eight (8) Connecticut Counties and two (2) Tribal Nations may be eligible for FEMA assistance under this program.
At the Applicants’ Briefings, potential applicants will be provided guidance on the filing of a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) form and will be required to sign a Receipt of List of Assurances document. The briefing will consist of an overview of the Public Assistance program, eligibility requirements, and an explanation of the application process by staff of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DESPP/DEMHS). The briefing will be followed by a question and answer period. Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance staff will also be available to answer questions.
It is important that all eligible applicants attend one of the Applicant Briefing offerings. (Schedule attached.) Attendees will need to register online through the DEMHS Training calendar, links are provided on the attached schedule.
It is recommended that applicants share this invitation with their chief financial officer (or designee) and the Public Works Director (or designee).