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Department of Homeland Security

Disaster Housing that converts to Permanent Housing

Produce disaster housing units that meet the IBC (International Building Code), with a flat roof and pre-framed door and hallway openings that allows expansion modules and a permanent pitched roof to be added at a later date. In so doing, FEMA can leverage its investment in temporary housing to create long term permanent housing for impacted communities. The initial temporary base modules must be rapidly deployable, as... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Mutual Disaster Recovery Backup (MDRB)

For 2 similar programs in different agencies, let the primary site of one program be the secondary site for the other program, and visa versa. This will reduce or avoid investment and operations & maintenace costs from 4 sites to costs for 2 sites. Each site must be a little more robust, better documented, and scalable in time of disaster to temporarily take on the work load of the other program. Each program will... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Community Based Emergency Centers - Rail-Safe Harbor

Rapid Respose from FEMA.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »

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Department of Justice

Disaster Recovery / Backup

Many Government agencies (including the Bureau of Prisons) rely on daily, tape backups for disaster recovery and daily operations. Given the availability today of cost effective, online backups and NAS storage this is wasteful, and outdated. Online storage is much more cost effecient and useful for daily operations and with redundancy across areas it is much more reliable. Tape systems are extremely expensive, and considering... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

USCG, FEMA, EPA & Other Responders - Lighten Your Bags

Tired of lugging multiple cell phones, digital cameras, and chargers out to the field? How about letting you choose the ONE that you bring. Vote via the linked idea:

 

http://saveaward2011.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Voluntary-Use-of-Personal-Cell-Smart-Phone-to-Reduce-Gov-Costs/261281-10760

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