Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Community Preparedness and Participation Survey, 23023-23024 [2017-10163]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices Community 23023 Community map repository address Calhoun County, Texas and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.fema.gov/preliminaryfloodhazarddata Project: 15–06–0621S Preliminary Date: June 17, 2016 Unincorporated Areas of Calhoun County ............................................... [FR Doc. 2017–10180 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0021; OMB No. 1660–0105] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Community Preparedness and Participation Survey Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA Community Preparedness and Participation Survey used to identify progress and gaps in citizen and community preparedness. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2017–0021. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Calhoun County Courthouse, 211 South Ann Street, Port Lavaca, TX 77979. and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Snelling, Senior Advisor, FEMA, National Preparedness Directorate, at (202) 786–9577. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stafford Act, Title VI, Emergency Preparedness (42 U.S.C. 5195–5195(a)) identifies the purpose of emergency preparedness ‘‘for the protection of life and property in the United States from hazards.’’ It directs that the Federal Government ‘‘provide necessary direction, coordination, and guidance’’ as authorized for a comprehensive emergency preparedness system for all hazards. Emergency preparedness is defined as all ‘‘activities and measures designed or undertaken to prepare or minimize the effects of a hazard upon the civilian population . . .’’ The ‘‘conduct of research’’ is among the measures to be undertaken in preparation for hazards. The DHS Strategic Plan 2014–2018 includes a Goal 5.1 including the goal for ‘‘improving strategies for the mission of empowering individuals and communities to strengthen and sustain their own preparedness’’ The FEMA Strategic Plan 2014–2018 references FEMA priorities for preparing individuals in Priority #1—to achieve a survivor-centric mission where ‘‘Individuals and communities know the steps to take, have the tools required, and take appropriate actions, before, during, and after disasters’’, and in Priority #3, to better prepare survivors and bystanders. Presidential Policy Directive-8 (PPD– 8) directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to ‘‘coordinate a comprehensive campaign to build and sustain national preparedness, including public outreach and PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 community-based and private sector programs to enhance national resilience, the provision of Federal financial assistance, preparedness efforts by the Federal Government, and national research and development efforts.’’ In response to the charge to FEMA and to the DHS and FEMA strategic priorities, FEMA conducts programs to improve the public’s knowledge and actions for preparedness and resilience including the READY.gov program, the Prepareathon program, and related programs such as the Youth Preparedness program that focus on specific populations and hazards. Information from this collection will be used to track changes in knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to preparedness in the general public, and to track the outcomes of the national campaigns and programs in motivating behavior change for preparedness in the general public. Collection of Information Title: Community Preparedness and Participation Survey. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0105. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 008–0–15, Community Preparedness and Participation Survey. Abstract: The Individual and Community Preparedness Division uses this information to more effectively improve the state of preparedness and participation from the general public by customizing preparedness education and training programs, messaging and public information efforts, and strategic planning initiatives. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 5,040. Number of Responses: 5,040. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,260 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $32,760. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $627,432.28. E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 23024 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices Comments Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings. DATES: The effective date of June 7, 2017 which has been established for the FIRM and, where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified flood hazard information for each community. ADDRESSES: The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the final flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov by the effective date indicated above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) SUMMARY: Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: May 15, 2017. Richard W. Mattison, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–10163 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–46–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0002] Final Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: Community patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the new or modified flood hazard information for each community listed. Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local circulation and 90 days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. This final notice is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60. Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov. The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds and/or communities listed in the table below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: April 25, 2017. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. I. Watershed-based studies: Community map repository address Upper Ocmulgee Watershed Butts County, Georgia and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA–B–1551 City of Flovilla ........................................................................................... City of Jackson ......................................................................................... asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES City of Jenkinsburg ................................................................................... Unincorporated Areas of Butts County .................................................... Butts County Community Services Suite 3, Jackson, GA 30233. Butts County Community Services Suite 3, Jackson, GA 30233. Butts County Community Services Suite 3, Jackson, GA 30233. Butts County Community Services Suite 3, Jackson, GA 30233. Department, 625 West 3rd Street, Department, 625 West 3rd Street, Department, 625 West 3rd Street, Department, 625 West 3rd Street, Jasper County, Georgia and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA–B–1551 Unincorporated Areas of Jasper County .................................................. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23023-23024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10163]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0021; OMB No. 1660-0105]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Community Preparedness and Participation Survey

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites 
the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity 
to comment on a revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA Community Preparedness 
and Participation Survey used to identify progress and gaps in citizen 
and community preparedness.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use 
only one of the following means to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID 
FEMA-2017-0021. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-
3100.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act 
notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Snelling, Senior Advisor, 
FEMA, National Preparedness Directorate, at (202) 786-9577. You may 
contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stafford Act, Title VI, Emergency 
Preparedness (42 U.S.C. 5195-5195(a)) identifies the purpose of 
emergency preparedness ``for the protection of life and property in the 
United States from hazards.'' It directs that the Federal Government 
``provide necessary direction, coordination, and guidance'' as 
authorized for a comprehensive emergency preparedness system for all 
hazards. Emergency preparedness is defined as all ``activities and 
measures designed or undertaken to prepare or minimize the effects of a 
hazard upon the civilian population . . .'' The ``conduct of research'' 
is among the measures to be undertaken in preparation for hazards.
    The DHS Strategic Plan 2014-2018 includes a Goal 5.1 including the 
goal for ``improving strategies for the mission of empowering 
individuals and communities to strengthen and sustain their own 
preparedness''
    The FEMA Strategic Plan 2014-2018 references FEMA priorities for 
preparing individuals in Priority #1--to achieve a survivor-centric 
mission where ``Individuals and communities know the steps to take, 
have the tools required, and take appropriate actions, before, during, 
and after disasters'', and in Priority #3, to better prepare survivors 
and bystanders.
    Presidential Policy Directive-8 (PPD-8) directs the Secretary of 
Homeland Security to ``coordinate a comprehensive campaign to build and 
sustain national preparedness, including public outreach and community-
based and private sector programs to enhance national resilience, the 
provision of Federal financial assistance, preparedness efforts by the 
Federal Government, and national research and development efforts.''
    In response to the charge to FEMA and to the DHS and FEMA strategic 
priorities, FEMA conducts programs to improve the public's knowledge 
and actions for preparedness and resilience including the READY.gov 
program, the Prepareathon program, and related programs such as the 
Youth Preparedness program that focus on specific populations and 
hazards. Information from this collection will be used to track changes 
in knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to preparedness in the 
general public, and to track the outcomes of the national campaigns and 
programs in motivating behavior change for preparedness in the general 
public.

Collection of Information

    Title: Community Preparedness and Participation Survey.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0105.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 008-0-15, Community Preparedness and 
Participation Survey.
    Abstract: The Individual and Community Preparedness Division uses 
this information to more effectively improve the state of preparedness 
and participation from the general public by customizing preparedness 
education and training programs, messaging and public information 
efforts, and strategic planning initiatives.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 5,040.
    Number of Responses: 5,040.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,260 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $32,760. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$627,432.28.

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Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 
evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden 
of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

    Dated: May 15, 2017.
Richard W. Mattison,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-10163 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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