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How to Register in System for Award Management (SAM)?

HOW TO REGISTER IN SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT

What is System for Award Management (SAM) registration? The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. In order for businesses to be eligible for government contracts they must first...

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Registered Government Contractors Provide Relief For Colorado Flood Devastation

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Meteorologists are calling the Colorado flood a “1000 Year Flood” due to the 0.1 percent chance of it happening over the course of a millennium.   In nearly four days, FEMA has collected $4.3 million in relief funds.  A portion...

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Colorado Flood Claims Over 18,000 Residential Structures

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They are calling the Colorado flood 'biblical' due to the amount of rainfall that has started to accumulate in such a rapid amount of time. Colorado’s rainy season was on a steady climb with a remaining 3.5 months to go....

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Joint Housing Solutions Group (JHSG) in the Aftermath of Disaster

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As provided by FEMA, about the Joint Housing Solutions Group (JHSG): Following a major disaster, one of FEMA's most urgent needs during the recovery process is emergency shelter and housing for disaster victims. In light of this need and in...

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Debris Removal Accreditation

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The Debris Removal Contractor Registry is an electronic database developed to assist state and local governments in identifying and contacting debris removal contractor resources. The information is provided and maintained by contractors and their representatives. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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FEMA Launches Disaster Reporter Phone App

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a mobile phone app called ‘Disaster Reporter’. The app can be downloaded from the Android, Apple, and Blackberry app stores. The app is designed to let users report disasters that occur in their area...

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FEMA Ordered to Assist Disaster-Hit Areas from Oklahoma Tornado

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According to the Office of the Press Secretary, President Obama signed into effect a disaster declaration for the state of Oklahoma. The disaster declaration demanded federal aid for state and local recovery efforts to the areas affected by the Oklahoma...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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Contractors and Homeowners in the State of New Jersey are in a Standstill Waiting on New Flood Elevation Regulations; FEMA vs. Homeowner vs. Insurance?

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"In New Jersey everything is at a complete standstill. Government contractors that are working on the devastated areas of the jersey shore are waiting to see what the new elevation codes will be. And on top of all of this,...

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