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Publications and Guides

Some of the forms and publications used in the Recovery programs (Public Assistance, Individual Assistance and Environmental and Debris) come directly from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and can be obtained from the following FEMA web site pages:

FEMA Public Assistance Guide

FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program

FEMA Public Assistance Applicant Handbook

FEMA's Individual Assistance Program

FEMA’s  Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide

Environmental and Debris

Florida Greenbook: Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance

Individual Assistance

Flash Report

Launch in external player for Disaster Reservist Video


Disaster Recovery Center Manager's Guide

Post Disaster Redevelopment Planning Guidebook - October, 2010

Disaster Reservist Field Operations Manual - September, 2010

Disability Awareness - March, 2010 (PPT)

IAPDA Training - February, 2012 (pdf)

IAPDA Pocket Guide - 2015

County Field Teams - Initial Damage Assessment form template - January, 2010 (xls)

IA PDA Standard Operations Guidance - November, 2008

Essential Services Center Operations Guide - February 2010

Reservist Go Kit List - December, 2009

Community Response Standard Operating Guide

Community Response County Maintenance Form

Community Response County Close Out Form

Community Response County Close Out Checklist


2016 Applicant Briefing for Hurricane Matthew

State Field Teams-Primary PDA Documents - February, 2010

Handbook for Disaster Assistance

PDA (Preliminary Damage Assessment) – Pocket Guide for 2014 (including Sandy Recovery Act Info)


The following forms are available for download from this site in WordPerfect (WPD), MS Word (DOC) or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format:

Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement (SMAA) Mutual Aid Responder Claim Form
Time Extension Request Form
Insurance Commitment Form (FEMA Form 90-44)
Request for Improved Project
Request for Alternate Project
Request for Advance or Reimbursement for PA Funds
Summary of Documentation in Support of Amount Claimed for Eligible Disaster Work
Public Assistance Quarterly Report
Contract Work Summary Record
Force Account Equipment Summary Record
Force Account Labor Summary Record
Applicant's Fringe Benefits Calculation Worksheet


Materials Summary Record
Rented Equipment Summary Record
Travel Summary Record
Total Costs Summary (Work Completed To-Date)   DOC PDF
Request For Large Project Final Inspection   DOC PDF
Request For Small Project Netting   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet First Page   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Continuation Page   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Historical Considerations   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Contract Costs   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Page for Maps and Sketches   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Materials Used and Costs   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Page for Photographs   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Special Consideration Questions   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Special Consideration Information   DOC PDF
Request For Public Assistance   DOC PDF
Private Non-Profit Eligibility Details   DOC PDF
Project Worksheet Applicant's Owned Equipment Costs   DOC PDF


Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement

Florida Emergency Management Division (DEM) Reimbursement Guideline for Mutual Aid Assisting Parties Under the Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement (SMAA(see Public Assistance Forms below for Claim Form)

Standard Operating Procedures



Having problems deciphering those FEMA, DEM, USDA documents? Are there words you've never seen before, much less are not found in any dictionary you may have access to? TTMBUA! (Then they must be using acronyms!) Click on this link for a handy reference to most of the acronyms found in today's bureaucratic reading material:



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