Friday, November 9, 2012

Are Communities at Risk for Losing the FEMA Funding they Deserve?

The nature of a natural disaster requires communities to act first and think second but often times this results in the inability to receive reimbursement just when it's needed the most.  The process of recovery can take months, even years, and the lives and livelihoods of the entire area will be affected. With so much at stake, it's vital to have an adovocate that not only assists with debris management and operations, but also in the process of quickly securing the Public Assistance and FEMA funds to pay for it.

Birdsall Services Group, Inc. (BSG) and The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG) are teaming up in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to combine their expertise and experience in major disaster recovery to come to the aid of the battered Jersey Shore. The combination of LBG’s rapid response emergency management team and FEMA expertise, and BSG’s large public client base and intimate knowledge of the infrastructure, facilities, and operations of the Jersey Shore, makes the BSG-LBG team the perfect advocate to help clients streamline their disaster recovery programs and receive the maximum reimbursement possible from Public Assistance.

Monday, November 5, 2012


(Eatontown, NJ) – Birdsall Service Group today announced that it would be cancelling its annual hospitality party at the Revel Resort in Atlantic City during the upcoming League of Municipalities Convention and donating the $35,000 event costs to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief efforts in the area.

“To stand in the shadow of devastation and celebrate hardly seems appropriate,” said Scott MacFadden, Chief Administrative Officer of Birdsall Services Group.  “Our company extends our deepest sympathy to those affected by Hurricane Sandy and we hope that our actions will be followed by others planning events during the convention. These funds are better spent helping the community rather than entertaining.”
MacFadden added that the company will maintain a reduced presence at the League of Municipalities conference while key employees work throughout the region on emergency assessment projects.