Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2012-0024; OMB No. 1660-0108]

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

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.
ACTION: Notice.
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 October 31, 2012.
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 tooira.submission@omb.eop.govor faxed to (202) 395-5806.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598-3005, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or email
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information

Title:National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System.

Type of information collection:Revision of a currently approved information collection.

Form Titles and Numbers:None.

Abstract:NEFRLS is a Web-based database enabling FEMA to provide a nationally available and recognized database allowing adults (including medical patients) that have beendisplaced by a Presidentially-declared major disaster or emergency to voluntarily register via the Internet or a toll-free number. This database will then allow designated individuals to search for displaced friends, family, and household members

Affected Public:Individuals and households.

Estimated Number of Respondents:56,000.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:8134.

Estimated Cost:There are no recordkeeping, capital, start-up or maintenance costs associated with this information collection.

Dated: September 24, 2012. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.