On Tuesday July 23, 2019 FEMA is hosting an informational forum on its (BRIC) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grant Program, to be funded through the Disaster Relief Fund as a 6% set aside from estimated disaster grant expenditures. The forum will be held at the US Chamber of Commerce Building in Washington D.C. The forum will include “FEMA Leadership, state and local emergency managers and disaster officials, and leading stakeholders from the insurance and infrastructure industries for a discussion on:
- Identifying and Qualifying for FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Grant Program.
- Building an Understanding of FEMA’s Mitigation Priorities.
- Exploring Use Cases for Achieving Residential Resilience, Including Wind Retrofitting, Wildfire Resilience and More.
- Reaching Public Infrastructure Resilience, Including Power and Water Lifelines and Beyond.
- And More!”
There is a cost to register if you are with a private organization of $150, a non-profit $50 but government employees can register for free. If you are interested, register today. FEMA is also offering an online opportunity for you to be a part of the discussion. FEMA will also be hosting a program specifically for wildfire-related issues in Sacramento, California. Sign up to get updates on this upcoming forum.