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Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 3
In the third and final session, we will discuss how to gain access to and use the new online system called “Grants Portal” which is used to apply for the PA grant after a Presidential Declaration.

About the Series: The Public Assistance program is a federal disaster grant assistance program for state, tribal, territorial, and local governments, and certain types of Private Non-Profit organizations that provides assistance for debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster damaged publicly-owned facilities, and facilities of certain PNP organizations. Additional the PA program also encourages protection of these damaged facilities from future events by providing assistance for hazard mitigation measures during the recovery process. This training series will provide an overview of the PA Program and eligibility for this type of financial assistance.

Feb 28, 2018 2:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Tanya Shannon
Public Assistance Training Development and Delivery Team Lead @Federal Emergency Management Agency
At FEMA, Tanya manages a team that provides training to federal, state, local, and private non-profit stakeholders on the Public Assistance Program. Prior to joining FEMA Mrs. Shannon was a researcher and instructor at Florida State University in the field of Emergency Management and Public Administration.
Keith Harrell
Lead Instructor for the Public Assistance Training Development and Delivery Team @Federal Emergency Management Agency
Keith has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency since 2010 where he has served 10+ states in disaster operations as a trainer, field PA Crew Leader, Project Specialist, Quality Assurance Lead, State-FEMA Liaison, and Subject Matter Expert. In Keith's previous lives he was an attorney and university professor. He earned his Juris doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1984.