Resolving Unique Situations and Tasks
Through our Specialty Services team, we provide you have access to expert knowledge to optimize solutions in unique or complicated locations and projects. Our Specialty Services team members focus on particular areas, in which they have extensive experience, training and education.
We handle unique operational areas, dedicating our resources competitively, safely and ensure we are doing it best. We strategize using smart tools and resources in order to provide our clients with fiscally responsible solutions. Get in touch to learn more about how we can help you.
Preparedness : Response : Recovery
Our teams are comprised of professionals who have decades of experience working with-in federal, state, and local agencies to effectively manage complex recovery projects for both man-made and natural disasters.
Whether in a large metropolitan area, a rural area or a remote island, we have a demonstrated track record of results and first hand expertise to help you navigate Preparedness, Planning, Adaptation and Mitigation measures to reduce future risks through the proper use of hazard mitigation plans, continuity of operations plans, response plans, and emergency preparedness exercises.
Our proven methodology and best practices will ensure that all goals are achieved. Our countless disaster recovery operations across the country have taught us how to proactively help local governments plan for emergencies. The goal of our approach is simple; we maximize funding opportunities wherever possible.
Our team members have responded too and led recovery efforts during Hurricane Katrina, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Super Storm Sandy, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. It all begins with the emergency response, communications integration, search and rescue, the coordination of these efforts are impacting life and death. Our team members can integrate with unified commands to perform key roles under the National Incident Management System to assist your in-house resources. Next, we can begin to work with your internal agencies to begin to collect and manage the key documentation that will be crucial for the receipt of Federal recovery funds.
Our staff also stands poised to conduct damage assessments in the format and method that FEMA and HUD require to ease the flow of Federal recovery funds which are crucial to the Grant Management Process and an efficient recovery.
Did you know that for permanent work (Categories C – G) performed by the Applicant, both regular time and overtime labor, along with their fringe benefits, are eligible for reimbursement via Federal recovery funds? Our Disaster Specialist will review your personnel policy(ies) to define ‘overtime’, keeping in mind that the you may have multiple definitions of overtime for different departments, such as fire & rescue, law enforcement, public works, etc.
There are various phases to the recovery process, we will help you establish, document and maintain funding from Federal sources to
maximize the receipt of aid to your municpality and your constituents
_CATEGORY A: DEBRIS REMOVAL_
Our team partners with specialists for debris monitoring services in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines, to ensure recovery funding is maximized. Debris removal can be extremely costly. If the required protocol for management is not followed, federal funding will be compromised. Engineering reports and debris data will be uploaded by our team of Disaster Specialists into tracking software and Box for project formulation and retention.
_CATEGORY B: EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES_
It is vital to protect property from further damage and to provide property owners with the resources necessary to become operational as quickly as possible. FEMA provides funding for Emergency Protective Measures (Category B) which include, but are not limited to:
Sanitation of property
Boarding of openings
Glazing (removal, repair, replacement)
Temporary boarding/tarping of roofs
Short and long term storage of contents
Tear-out and removal of wet components
Our team, will develop an emergency remediation resource guide. This Disaster Recovery and Emergency Remediation Guide is intended to provide the guidance and procedures to maximize funding.
_CATEGORY C : ROADS AND BRIDGES_
Our team has a specific understanding of the challenges met in the damage assessments, repair and restoration of roadways and bridges. Challenges include accurately computing and maintaining quantitative cost estimates for multiple locations. Furthermore, to prevent erosion from future storms, it may be necessary to justify the installation of additional slope protection. Members of our team have assisted with recovery to hundreds of miles of damaged roads, resulting from several hurricanes.
_CATEGORY C THROUGH G : PERMANENT WORK_
Per the Robert T. Stafford Act, permanent work, as authorized by CFR 44 Section 406, provides for the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities, including codes and standards per local building requirements. FEMA also provides assistance for hazard mitigation measures that are not required by applicable codes and standards. As a condition of Public Assistance, the Applicant must obtain and maintain insurance on their facilities for similar future disasters.
During Project Closeout, our Disaster Specialists will review the
following project costs for eligibility and provide weekly reports to the Applicant, reviewing force account labor summary sheets for regular time and overtime costs associated with disaster work
Since M&C Venture Group, LLC began in 2000, we’ve provided our services to a variety of businesses. On every project we undertake, our most important objective is to relate with clients and understand their core necessities and goals. Below are some examples of the work we’ve done - take a look, and get in touch to learn more.
HEALTHCARE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
HURRICANE SANDY DEBRIS TASK FORCE RECEIVES U.N. GREEN STAR AWARD
The New York City Hurricane Sandy Debris Removal Task Force was awarded the United Nations Green Star Award in September 2013 for their outstanding response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. The Task Force comprised over 25 City, State, and Federal agencies and focused on reusing and recycling much of the 2 million cubic yards of debris left behind by Hurricane Sandy in New York City. The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with 24 other federal, state, and local agencies including Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of New York, and the City of New York, was an integral part of the Debris Removal Task Force. M&C Venture Group, LLC served as a First Tier Subcontractor providing remote site operations, debris removal, selective demolition, sand sifting and administrative services to the USACE prime contract holder Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) at multiple locations in response to the devastation that was caused in the New York City area by Hurricane Sandy.
The Green Star Awards recognize individuals, organizations, governments, and corporations who make remarkable efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental emergencies around the world. The awards are a joint initiative between the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Green Cross International and the United Nations Environment Programme.