Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance

IAEM-USA Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus

Committee Chair:
Michael Martinet, MS, CEM

Committee Vice Chair:
Christy Crosser

Board Liaison:
Carolyn J. Harshman, MPA, CEM, iaem.R9@iaem.com

Staff Liaison:
Clay Tyeryar, MAM, CAE, ctyeryar@iaem.com 

IAEM-USA members interested in participating in this committee should email the committee leadership and tell them how you can contribute to or learn from this committee's important work. Members may retrieve leadership email addresses by searching the membership directory.

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Disaster Cost Recovery Ad Hoc Committee is to educate IAEM members on the process and issues involved in disaster cost recovery under FEMA's Public Assistance program as authorized by the Stafford Act. A further purpose of the DCRC is to share the knowledge of experienced DCRC members with those members with other or lesser degrees of experience with the Public Assistance program. The ultimate goal is to enable eligible agencies to obtain the maximum allowable cost reimbursement through education and planning.

IAEM Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus: "COVID-19 Cost Recovery Webinar"

Sign up for the date of your choice:

  • Apr. 28, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT (Apr. 28 webinar recording posted here)
    The following webinars are still available:
  • May 12, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
  • May 26, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
  • June 9, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

Register online. Select which of the four webinars you would like to attend. 
Download the webinar handout.
The IAEM Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus will discuss the Public Assistance aspects of the COVID-19 epidemic. Note: This call will focus exclusively on FEMA’s Public Assistance funding for Category B, Emergency Protective measures. We will not be discussing any of the medical aspects, except as they may be eligible for FEMA funding. We will also not be discussing DHHS or CDC funding.

Previous recent caucus webinars are posted on the COVID-19 Resources page and in the Webinar Recordings section



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