Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Disaster Assistance Registration


Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 239 (Thursday, December 13, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 239 (Thursday, December 13, 2018)


Pages 64141-64142

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office

FR Doc No: 2018-26936



Federal Emergency Management Agency

Docket ID: FEMA-2018-0030; OMB No. 1660-0002

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Disaster Assistance Registration

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: 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 January 14, 2019.

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 email protected.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472-

3100, or email address email protected or Brian Thompson, Supervisory Program Specialist, FEMA, Recovery Directorate, at (540) 686-3602.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on September 27, 2018 at 83 FR 48855 with a 60 day public comment period. FEMA received one unrelated comment. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance.

Collection of Information

Title: Disaster Assistance Registration.

Type of information collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection.

OMB Number: 1660-0002.

Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 009-0-1T (English) Tele-

Registration, Disaster Assistance Registration; FEMA Form 009-0-1Int (English) internet, Disaster Assistance Registration; FEMA Form 009-0-

2Int (Spanish) internet, Registro Para Asistencia De Desastre; FEMA Form 009-0-1 (English) Paper Application/Disaster Assistance Registration; FEMA Form 009-0-2 (Spanish), Solicitud en Papel/Registro Para Asistencia De Desastre; FEMA Form 009-0-1S (English) Smartphone, Disaster Assistance Registration; FEMA Form 009-0-2S (Spanish) Smartphone, Registro Para Asistencia De Desastre; FEMA Form 009-0-3 (English), Declaration and Release; FEMA Form 009-0-4 (Spanish), Declaracioacuten Y Autorizacioacuten; FEMA Form 009-0-5 (English), Manufactured Housing Unit Revocable License and Receipt for Government Property; FEMA Form 009-0-6 (panish), Las Casas Manufacturadas Unidad Licencia Revocable y Recibo de la Propiedad del Gobierno.

Abstract: The various forms in this collection are used to collect pertinent information to provide financial assistance, and if necessary, direct assistance to eligible individuals and households who, as a direct result of a major disaster, have necessary expenses and serious needs that are unable to be met through other means.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,221,579.

Estimated Number of Responses: 2,221,579.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 649,816 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $23,094,460.

Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: 0.

Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: 0.

Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $28,705,098.


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

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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.

Millicent L. Brown,

Government Information Specialist, Information Management Division, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

FR Doc. 2018-26936 Filed 12-12-18; 8:45 am