Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database, 50435-50436 [2013-20072]

Download as PDF 50435 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0035; OMB No. 1660–0089] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the documenting of the experiences of those persons affected by mitigation efforts. The information describes successful mitigation and flood insurance practices occurring in communities nationwide and provides a method to promote the Federal programs available that make available funding for mitigation activities. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013. 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 SUMMARY: communities nationwide. Title 44 CFR Part 2 institutes the process whereby FEMA will promote mitigation activities through the collection of information. By making this type of detail available, FEMA can translate hazard data into useable information for community risk management. The stories incorporate mitigation strategies that have been successfully implemented and provide real-world evidence of the ability to protect against all hazards. FEMA–2013–0035. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 20472– 3100. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483–2999. 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: Contact Eugene Luke, Emergency Management Specialist, FEMA Mitigation, (202) 646–7902 for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with performance-based management practices mandated by the Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) (Pub. L. 103.62 Section 2) FEMA has established the FEMA Mitigation Best Practices success story process to collect and disseminate information describing successful mitigation and flood insurance practices occurring in Collection of Information Title: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0089. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 086–0–25, Mitigation Best Practice Submission Worksheet. Abstract: FEMA uses the information provided through success stories to document and disseminate first-hand experiences of mitigation activities that result in benefits to individuals. By sharing information, communities and individuals can learn about available Federal programs to support the implementation of noteworthy local activities that lessen the chance of a catastrophic event causing damage or possibly loss of life. Affected Public: Individuals or households; State, local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 50. Number of Responses: 50. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 88 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Total number of responses 5 1 5 4 20 $30.81 $616.20 Mitigation Best Practice Submission Worksheet/086– 0–25. 45 1 45 1.5 68 30.81 2,095.08 ................................. 50 ........................ 50 ........................ 88 ........................ 2,711.28 Form name/Form No. Individual or households; State, local or Tribal Government. Informal Interviews/ No Form. Individual or households; State, local or Tribal Government. Total .................. Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Type of respondent Number of respondents Total annual burden (in hours) Average hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $2,711.28. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:51 Aug 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $75,190.00. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 50436 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2013 / Notices 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: August 12, 2013. Loretta Cassatt, Chief, Records Branch, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20072 Filed 8–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2013–0022; OMB No. 1660–0112] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to oira.submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:51 Aug 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598–3005, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP). OMB Number: 1660–0112. Type of information collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–4, TSGP Investment Justification Template. Abstract: The TSGP is an important component of the Department of Homeland Security’s effort to enhance the security of the Nation’s critical infrastructure. The program provides funds to owners and operators of transit systems to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 123. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,043 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $147,053.88. 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 $747,877.20. Dated: August 9, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20079 Filed 8–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–19–P ACTION: Notice. This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA–4130–DR), dated July 18, 2013, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: July 18, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated July 18, 2013, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: SUMMARY: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Missouri resulting from severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of May 29 to June 10, 2013, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Missouri. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to Section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Michael L. Parker, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Missouri have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. Barton, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Chariton, Clark, Howard, Iron, Knox, Lewis, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4130– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2013–0001] AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0035; OMB No. 1660-0089]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database

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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved 
information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the documenting of the 
experiences of those persons affected by mitigation efforts. The 
information describes successful mitigation and flood insurance 
practices occurring in communities nationwide and provides a method to 
promote the Federal programs available that make available funding for 
mitigation activities.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013.

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-2013-0035. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 
20472-3100.
    (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483-2999.
    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: Contact Eugene Luke, Emergency 
Management Specialist, FEMA Mitigation, (202) 646-7902 for additional 
information. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies 
of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 
646-3347 or email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with performance-based management 
practices mandated by the Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) 
(Pub. L. 103.62 Section 2) FEMA has established the FEMA Mitigation 
Best Practices success story process to collect and disseminate 
information describing successful mitigation and flood insurance 
practices occurring in communities nationwide. Title 44 CFR Part 2 
institutes the process whereby FEMA will promote mitigation activities 
through the collection of information. By making this type of detail 
available, FEMA can translate hazard data into useable information for 
community risk management. The stories incorporate mitigation 
strategies that have been successfully implemented and provide real-
world evidence of the ability to protect against all hazards.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0089.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 086-0-25, Mitigation Best Practice Submission 
Worksheet.
    Abstract: FEMA uses the information provided through success 
stories to document and disseminate first-hand experiences of 
mitigation activities that result in benefits to individuals. By 
sharing information, communities and individuals can learn about 
available Federal programs to support the implementation of noteworthy 
local activities that lessen the chance of a catastrophic event causing 
damage or possibly loss of life.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; State, local or Tribal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 50.
    Number of Responses: 50.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 88 hours.

                                                                           Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                                     Number of       Number of     Total number     burden per     Total annual       Average      Total annual
              Type of respondent                       Form name/Form No.           respondents    responses per   of responses    response  (in    burden  (in     hourly wage     respondent
                                                                                                    respondent                        hours)          hours)           rate            cost
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Individual or households; State, local or       Informal Interviews/No Form.....               5               1               5               4              20          $30.81         $616.20
 Tribal Government.
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Individual or households; State, local or       Mitigation Best Practice                      45               1              45             1.5              68           30.81        2,095.08
 Tribal Government.                              Submission Worksheet/086-0-25.
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    Total.....................................  ................................              50  ..............              50  ..............              88  ..............        2,711.28
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 Note: The ``Avg. Hourly Wage Rate'' for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate.

    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $2,711.28. 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 
$75,190.00.

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

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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: August 12, 2013.
Loretta Cassatt,
Chief, Records Branch, Records Management Division, Mission Support 
Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-20072 Filed 8-16-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-11-P