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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, OMB No. 1660-0105; Household Preparedness Telephone Survey

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved information collection; OMB No. 1660-0105; FEMA Form 088-0-2, Household Preparedness Telephone Survey.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted 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 describes 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.


Comments must be submitted on or before April 5, 2010.


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 to or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Office of Records Management, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598-3005, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or e-mail address

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Collection of Information

Title: Community Preparedness and Participation Survey.

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

OMB Number: 1660-0105.

Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 088-0-2, Household Preparedness Telephone Survey.

Abstract: FEMA's Community Preparedness Division would like to renew a currently approved collection to evaluate the state of preparedness nationally. The Community Preparedness Division analyzes the data collected through this telephone survey of the public to identify progress and gaps in citizen and community preparedness and participation. This information is used by the Community Preparedness Division, and Citizen Corps Councils to tailor awareness and recruitment campaigns, messaging and public information efforts, and strategic planning initiatives to more effectively improve the state of citizen preparedness and participation across the country.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,750.

Frequency of Response: Once.

Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: .33 burden hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,247 hours.

Estimated Cost: $70,784.60.

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Dated: February 19, 2010.

Larry Gray,

Director, Office of Records Management, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. 2010-4446 Filed 3-3-10; 8:45 am]