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DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Hosts Applicant Briefings for August 23, 2011 Earthquake

Monday, December 5, 2011
HSEMA will hold briefings on December 8 and 9.

On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, President Barack Obama approved the District of Columbia’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance due to the impact of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred on August 23, 2011.  To ensure that all eligible applicants are equipped with the information necessary to successfully apply for federal reimbursement, the DC Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency will be conducting two Applicant Briefings.  During the briefings, the application process, timelines and project worksheet assembly will be discussed.  Applicant eligibility will be discussed in great detail.  Additionally, any questions that participants may have will be fully addressed. View Eligibility Guidelines attached below.



Briefing I
Thursday, December 8, 2011  
2:45 –  4 pm


Briefing II
Friday, December 9, 2011
10:45 am – 12 pm


DC Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency
2720 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
1st Floor Media Room
Washington, DC  20032


Free Parking is available onsite.  The facility is within walking distance of the Anacostia Metro Station (on Howard Road SE) on the Green Line.  To register for the briefing, click on the link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFBMNFRFNjhHQng3MXV2akg0amY3T0E6MQ#gid=0.  For further information concerning this event, please contact Recovery Manager Russell Gardner at 202-481-3051or by e-mail at [email protected].