Hurricane Harvey Disaster Contracting – Critical Things to Know

August 30, 2017 in News

The devastation being wrought by Hurricane Harvey is creating a tremendous need for emergency services, likely resulting in contracting opportunities with state and local government agencies, as well as FEMA. But the storm will also likely be used as an excuse to circulate false information by companies peddling “priority vendor status” – for a hefty fee, of course – promising the “opportunity to help your community for disaster relief efforts and make profits at the same time.” Services offered in such solicitations often carry a price tag of hundreds or even thousands of dollars for a variety of services, including a “priority listing.” Be advised: FEMA does NOT have a “priority vendor” program.  Read more at the link below.

Source: Hurricane Harvey Disaster Contracting – Critical Things to Know – APTAC – Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers