FEMA Selects Dewberry to Assist with Direct Housing Assessment Team Contract
Firm will assist Direct Housing Assessment Team in analyzing potential temporary housing solutions for disaster-affected survivors
Fairfax, VA—September 17, 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, to assist the Direct Housing Assessment Team (DHAT) in capturing information and pre-operations planning to facilitate the transportation and installation of manufactured housing units at private, group, or commercial sites in disaster areas. Dewberry will also provide planning for other direct housing options such as rentals and multifamily lease and repair programs to assist disaster-affected survivors with temporary and permanent housing assistance.
FEMA’s Logistics Management Directorate (LMD) provides an efficient, transparent, and flexible logistics capability to procure and deliver goods and services that support disaster response and recovery for communities. Dewberry will help DHAT provide credible, objective, and timely information and analysis necessary to determine the direct housing assistance needed to address temporary and permanent housing requirements following disasters.
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing firm with a proven history of providing professional services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 50 locations and 2,000+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dewberry.com.