US Federal Contractor Registration: Tropical Storm Arthur Transforms into Hurricane

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Hurricane Arthur is predicted to hit the outranks of North Carolina this upcoming weekend. US Federal Contractor Registration is encouraging businesses to become registered FEMA contractors to help with disaster relief.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida reported at the beginning of the week that the creation of a small cyclone formation called Tropical Storm Arthur was just east of the Central Florida Atlantic Coast. Beginning as a low pressure area 140 miles off the coast of Florida, Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to turn into a Hurricane. Hurricane Arthur is predicted to hit the outranks of North Carolina this upcoming weekend.

Meteorologists are still trying to determine whether or not the hurricane is going to be detractive and how far in land it will reach before dissipating. Winds are expected to reach an upwards of 90 to 100 mph when Hurricane Arthur reaches the coast of North Carolina, and then curve to the east away from the United States. People that have planned holiday weekends for the 4th of July are starting to cancel reservations and prepare for the worse. Businesses that are FEMA contractor are encouraged to stay available this weekend in the southeast to disaster relief.

Businesses must become a registered FEMA contractor in order to help in the relief efforts when a natural disaster strikes. Businesses must receive a DUNS number and register in System for Award Management (SAM). US Federal Contractor Registration is encouraging businesses to call (877) 252-2700 Ext 1 in order to register in SAM and submit their FEMA paperwork to be prepared for Hurricane season this year. If a business would like to learn more about FEMA and no bid contracting, they can reference the FEMA section on The website Government Contracting Tips provides a free packet for any businesses that would like to learn more about providing disaster relief to the Federal Government. The FEMA Packet includes the following information:

  • Forming a successful FEMA business plan
  • How to incorporate FEMA into your web presence
  • Tips on marketing to FEMA’s disaster relief effort
  • FEMA procurement office contact information & the top 5 FEMA contractors

US Federal Contractor Registration has registered over 60,000 private sector businesses in the SAM registration, some of which include McGraw Hill, HP, Wells Fargo, Xerox, GoodWill, Dixie, UPS, Heinz, Sheraton Hotels, Marriott, Westin, Interstate Oil, CITI, and Coldwell Banker, as well as academic institutions and colleges like NYC, Northwestern, Oxford, Southwestern, and Mercer. Numerous federal agencies like US Army, US Navy, Veteran Affairs, and United States Department of Agriculture have also had their government paperwork facilitated by US Federal Contractor Registration Case Managers.

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