2 Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs) qualify you (or NOT) for FEMA Public Assistance (PA).
3 Be ready to... 1. Identify + assess all damages. 2. Estimate costs to repair to pre-disaster conditions.
4 Before we begin... EHP: Environmental and Historic Preservation FEMA PA PDA: FEMA Public Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment
5 Before we begin... (Continued... ) OEP Director:Office of Emergency Preparedness Web EOC:GOHSEP’s web-based Emergency Operations Center
6 Authorities 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), § 206.33.
7 Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) is a joint assessment. – + + Applicant Used to determine the magnitude + impact of an event's damage... – Statewide + parish-wide.
8 PDA sequence of events (Continued... ) Pre-event: A potential Applicant should know who is going to... – Gather damage + cost information needed for PDA. – Report damages to: Usually the local OEP Director.
9 PDA sequence of events (Continued... ) Typically 10 days from the event, or less, to report to OEP Director.
10 PDA sequence of events (Continued... ) Pre-event: What an OEP Director should do: – Maintain a list of potential Applicants. – Notify potential Applicants to make an initial assessment + report damages.
11 PDA sequence of events (Continued... ) Pre-event: What an OEP Director should do: – Make Web EOC request for PDA to GOHSEP. – Coordinate + schedule local entities for joint PDA inspections.