AECOM Wins FEMA Resilience Contract

AECOM, a leading infrastructure consulting firm, has been awarded a professional services contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The contract includes a one-year base period with two one-year option periods to provide advisory and program management services to FEMA’s four Consolidated Resource Centers (CRCs) located in Winchester, VA (East); Denton, TX (Central); Sacramento, CA (West); and Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (Atlantic). Under the contract, AECOM will support FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, focusing on repairing and/or replacing damaged public infrastructure after catastrophic disasters.

Lara Poloni, AECOM’s president, emphasized the importance of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program in driving the recovery of communities impacted by major disasters. She highlighted AECOM’s commitment to delivering a better world through its Sustainable Legacies strategy, positioning the firm uniquely to support this critical program.

Established to improve the efficiency, precision, and transparency of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program, CRCs play a crucial role in validating, consolidating, collating, and reviewing infrastructure projects. AECOM will provide support for various aspects of the program, including Environmental Planning and Historical Preservation (EHP) and insurance, aiming to expedite the recovery process for impacted communities. Additionally, AECOM will assist FEMA in meeting equity commitments by providing disaster support to underserved communities.

Karl Jensen, executive vice president of AECOM’s National Governments business, expressed pride in AECOM’s longstanding partnership with FEMA on community resiliency initiatives. Leveraging its highly skilled technical staff, many of whom have dedicated their careers to supporting FEMA’s mission, AECOM is well-equipped to enhance the delivery and processing of federal grants, contributing to the construction of stronger and more resilient infrastructure nationwide.

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023.

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