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CDBG Disaster Recovery Training

March 18-20, 2013

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Block Grant Assistance is pleased to announce that CDBG Disaster Recovery Training will be offered in Newark, NJ. 

Registration for the training is now open:

Please note that the deadline to book hotel rooms is Monday, March 4. You are strongly urged to book your hotel reservation immediately. Hotel information can be found through the link above.

Due to space limitations, this training has a limitation on the number of participants.

CDBG Disaster Recovery Training will include sessions on determining disaster recovery awards, an overview of CDBG disaster recovery, an introduction to the Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting (DRGR) system, assessing disaster recovery needs, action plan development, keys to effective grant administration, and environmental compliance.   The training will also include roundtable discussions so that grantees may learn from each other and panel presentations from grantees and HUD staff.

Who Should Attend:

The training is for Hurricane Sandy CDBG disaster recovery grantees, 2011 CDBG Disaster Recovery grantees, and HUD/Community Planning and Development staff who oversee disaster recovery grantees.

CDBG Disaster Recovery Training


Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
1000 Spring Street
Elizabeth, New Jersey  07201

Dates/Schedule:  March 18-20,2013

Monday, March 18, 1:30 pm – 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 19, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

There is no charge for the training; however, grantee organizations will be responsible for the costs associated with travel and accommodations.   Please note that meals will not be provided.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Hopkins, DRSI Training Coordinator, at

Register today:
Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting System