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Disaster Public Assistance Forms
Request for Public Assistance (RPA) W-9
Withdraw Debarment
Decline Form Designation of Applicant Agent
Requirements For Being PNP FEMA EQ.Rates
Instructions for Project Cost NJOEM P4 Completion
PA Rules & Instructions PDA Form IA
PDA Form PA PDA Summary PA
PNP Questionnaire Public Assistance Booklet

Public Assistance Training Schedule Oct-Dec 2014

What you will learn:

  • NJ Public Assistance (PA) Program basics
  • NJ Emergency Management Grants (NJEMG) Grants Portal overview
  • Procedure Familiarization for: Request for Reimbursement (RFR), Financial Reporting, Quarterly Reporting, Time Extensions, Scope Changes, Alternate Projects, Improved Projects, Appeals, and Closeout Procedures

Who should attend:

  • County/Local Government Personnel (Mayor, Planners, Engineers, Grants Representative, Consultants, etc.)
  • Private Non-Profit (PnP) Organizations
  • County/Local/PnP Emergency Management Coordinators

Training Schedule  [pdf]

Public Assistance Payments

DR 4086 - Hurricane Sandy

DR 4070 - Severe Storms and Straight Line Winds

Information Coming Soon....

DR 4021 - Hurricane Irene

DR 4039 - Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee

DR 4048 - October 29, 2011 - Severe Storm

DR 4033 - South Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding Aug 13-15, 2011

DR 1954 - December 2010 Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm

DR 1873 - 2010 Snowstorm

DR 1889 - 2010 Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm

DR 1897 - 2010 - Severe Storms and Flooding

DR 1867 - 2009 Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ida and a Nor'easter

"Public Assistance Applicants - List of Ineligible or Withdrawn Applications - All Presidentially Declared Disasters" - Excel Spreadsheet

Public Assistance Unit/Recovery Bureau

Mission Statement - The Public Assistance Unit will assist New Jersey public entities with identifying, pursuing and capturing federal funding for repairs, restorations, reconstruction or replacement of public facilities or infrastructure damaged or destroyed by a disaster.

The Public Assistance Unit is responsible for the infrastructure and human services elements of the Federal Disaster Assistance Program. The Unit coordinates the damage and needs assessment related activities performed in response to expected or actual emergency situations. Additionally, the Unit provides disaster assistance training to County and Local emergency management officials on the Public Assistance Grant Program. Public officials are strongly encouraged to educate themselves with the Public Asistance process by reviewing the documents on this website and the FEMA website. It would also serve public officials well to take the Emergency Management Institute's Independent Study Courses and the NJ Office of Emergency Management's Field Training Unit's "Recovery from Disaster Course and others as they relate to Public Assistance . Visit www.training.fema.gov for the Emergency Management Institute's home page and view the list of independent study courses.

Public Assistance Forms:
For Use By State Agencies, County and Municipal Offices of Emergency Management and Other Public Entities Requesting Assistance Under the Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program

Rental Equipment Summary Record Form Materials Summary Record
Force Account Equipment Summary Record Contract Work Summary Record
Force Account Labor Summary Record Category B Summary Form

FEMA Public Assistance Force Account Forms and The Public Assistance Applicant's Handbook are also available on the FEMA website (http://www.fema.gov/government/grant/pa/index.shtm) in pdf format.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents and, if downloaded from the FEMA Web site, they WILL NOT PERFORM THE CALCULATIONS FOR YOU.

For more information contact the NJOEM Public Assistance staff at 609-882-2000 ext. 2701or email lppnjsurplus@gw.njsp.org.

Public Assistance Grant Brochure [pdf]

Federal Surplus Property Program

The Unit has been designated the State Agency for Surplus Property by State Law. The Agency is responsible for the acquisition and distribution within the State, of all donations of surplus property to public agencies and eligible nonprofit tax-exempt activities including health and educational activities and providers of assistance to homeless individuals.

The Unit:

  • Screens Federal sites across the nation for the availability and acquisition of Federal Surplus Property, under the guidelines as set forth by the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 and in response to the adoption of 41CFR-101-44, Federal Management Regulations as amended or supplemented, creating a fair and equitable distribution.
  • Operates a Customer Direct Pick Up system for the purpose of procuring desired property requested by eligible agencies. The Unit arranges and coordinates location, allocation and time schedules for the requesting agency to secure and pick up equipment and materials directly at Federal holding sites.
  • Maintains membership in the National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property. Membership includes the participation in the Overseas Program which is a consortium of State Agencies for Surplus Property who have banded together for the specific purpose of viewing, procuring, relocating, and shipping property located outside the United States that is available from the Federal Government for donation in the United States and its territories.
  • Upon Presidential declaration of an emergency or a major disaster locates, procures, transports, and distributes surplus equipment and supplies in accordance with the directions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency pursuant to the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93-288) and Executive Order 12148, as amended.
  • Assesses handling charges as may be reasonable and necessary to defray costs incurred by the State in the administration of this program. Executes certifications and enters into cooperative agreements, subject to the approval of the Attorney General, as authorized or required by said Act.
  • Designated by the Governor as the Single Point of Contact for the transfer of excess or surplus Department of Defense property that has been deemed suitable for use by State, County, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies seeking non-operational logistical support to assist in counter drug and counter terrorism activities pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act of 1997, Section 1033 (Public Law 101-189).

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