Friday, April 1, 2011

> Dear Private Sector Partners:

> The FEMA Private Sector Division is enclosing �some resources that you may view and share with your employees.

> The National Disaster Recovery Program Database - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a web-based tool, known as the National Disaster Recovery Program Database (NDRPD), which will provide data on a range of programs from all levels of government along with the private and non-profit sectors to help communities rebuild after a disaster. �If your organization offers programs that can help communities recover and rebuild after a disaster and you would like for those programs to be listed in the online National Disaster Recovery Program Database, or would like to be granted rights to enter and manage your programs information on the site, please contact ND...@dhs.gov. �The database is available on the publicly accessible FEMA National Disaster Housing Strategy Resource Center Web site athttp://ping.fm/Xsg3y

> ShakeOut - The 2011 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is an earthquake drill that will take place on April 28, 2011 at 10:15 a.m. �in the following states: AL, AK, GA, IL, IN*, KY, MO, MS, SC and TN (Indiana will ShakeOut on April 19th at 10:15 am). Registration can be found here. �More than 6.9 million Californians participated in 2009's Great California ShakeOut, practicing Drop, Cover, and Hold On and other aspects of family, school, and organizational emergency plans. The ShakeOut is now spreading to other areas, including the Central U.S., Nevada, Oregon, and British Columbia. �Click here to find more ways that your organization or business can get involved.

> NLE 11 Participant Options � We continue to add information to our public web NLE 2011 Web Site, and have included a very thorough Private Sector Participant Guide . �Perhaps the most striking opportunity within this guide are the five participant options. �Please review the guide carefully and submit the Participant Registration form (p. 11) as follows:
> 1. Full Engagement�Planner and Player
> 2. Full Engagement�Simcell
> 3. Leadership Discussion Testbed

> To register or obtain additional information regarding these options, email Private.Sector...@dhs.gov.
> 4. Self Directed�Downloadable Tabletop Exercise (TTX)

> To register or obtain additional information regarding this option, email FEMA-Private-Sec...@dhs.gov.

> 5. Virtual Engagement

> To register or obtain additional information regarding this option, email N...@dhs.gov

> FEMA Map http://ping.fm/WHLwF�

> Regards,

> FEMA Private Sector Division
> FEMA-Private-Sec...@dhs.gov

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