NISTAC has provided technical and programmatic support for all phases of the Katrina operation, helping FEMA adapt to changes as the recovery has evolved in the 12 years since the hurricane occurred.

Hurricane Katrina Support for DR-1603

Louisiana

More than a Decade of Support for Hurricane Katrina

As a member of the Nationwide Infrastructure Support Technical Assistance Consultants (NISTAC) joint venture, we deliver technical assistance support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program, providing engineers, architects, construction inspectors, cost estimators, and other technical specialists who conduct damage assessments for a wide array of public facilities and infrastructure. Responsibilities include disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, building and infrastructure damage assessments, environmental assessments, engineering evaluations, cost estimating and technical assistance support for design and construction, and the repair, replacement, and/or restoration of disaster-damaged, publically owned facilities, and certain private non-profit organizations' facilities. Work is performed under an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract and involves rapid mobilization, often within 48 hours.

Since Hurricane Katrina made landfill in 2005, NISTAC has given continuous technical and programmatic support to FEMA for the recovery from these hurricanes under consecutive contracts and task orders. NISTAC has deployed wastewater/sanitary engineers, insurance specialists, 406 mitigation specialists, cost estimators, civil engineers, general planners, policy advisors, debris specialists, historic preservation specialists, construction managers, architectural historians, historic architects, National Environmental Policy Act environmental specialists, and project formulation specialists with civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering backgrounds.

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Hurricane Katrina Support for DR-1603
  • architecture
  • environmental
  • Site/Civil Engineering
  • Southeast
  • federal
  • emergency management
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225+

engineers provided

650+

people deployed

Services

  • Emergency Management

Markets

  • Federal

Regions

  • Southeast
  • architecture
  • environmental
  • Site/Civil Engineering
  • Southeast
  • federal
  • emergency management

Location

Louisiana

Completion Date

Ongoing

Owner

FEMA

Client

NISTAC
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