National Disaster Resilience Competition - Draft Phase 1 Application 

March 6, 2015

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, is providing significant resources and support to communities to help them become more resilient. The National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) is a two-phase process that will competitively award nearly $1 billion in HUD Disaster Recovery funds to eligible communities. The competition will help communities recover from prior disasters and improve their ability to withstand and recover more quickly from future disasters, hazards, and shocks. More information about the program can be found at

The Mississippi Development Authority Disaster Recovery Division (MDA DRD) is posting the draft Phase 1 NDRC application for public comment. MDA DRD will accept comments until March 24, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Comments may be mailed to: Mississippi Development Authority, Disaster Recovery Division, P.O. Box 849, Jackson, MS 39205. Comments can also be sent via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A public hearing will be held on March 16, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. CST to solicit public comment. The public hearing will be held by conference call and webinar. Those unable to access the webinar will be able to participate via the conference call number below.

Conference call information:
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-866-469-3239
Access code: 658 504 917

To log-in to the webinar, visit:

Download the draft Phase 1 NDRC Application PDF (English version)

Download the draft Phase 1 NDRC Application PDF (Spanish version)