Purpose

The FEMA Disaster Search Plugin in Lender Toolkit's PowerTools is yet another time saving utility that automatically pulls FEMA Disaster Results from the FEMA website using the Property County and State and then creates a PDF which is uploaded to the eFolder.


Activation

1.    Installation of the FEMA Disaster Search plugin is done through the PowerTools Plugin under the Optimized tier, ensure that the FEMA Disaster Search plugin is licensed through PowerTools before continuing.
2.    In the Toolshed Plugin, ensure that the FEMA Disaster Search plugin is activated under the “Settings” button. When the tool is active, you’ll see a button from the main PowerTools Optimized tab with “Document Lookup” written on it.
3.    Once activated, in the Input Forms list you will see "LTK - FEMA Disaster Search".


Settings


FEMA Disaster Search plugin has product options

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  • Run Each Time On Loan Open - The plugin will run on Loan Open
  • Stop Running After This Milestone - The plugin will stop running after the selected milestone.  This setting will trump the setting above and not run on loan open.


Instructions For Use


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There are two ways to run the FEMA Plugin:

  1. If the "Run Each Time On Loan Open" setting is checked, the plugin will run automatically when the loan is opened and;
  2. When the "Run Search" checkbox is checked
    • This checkbox overrides any settings and is a manual run search

Things To Know

  1. Plugin will not run if loan has not been saved. (ie. New Loan)
  2. Plugin will run first time automatically if [CX.FEMA.LAST.RUN] is empty.
    • This rule still obeys all settings
  3. API Request to FEMA contains the following filter
    • state = [14]
    • designatedArea = [13]
    • declarationType = 'DR'
  4. The plugin filters one more time with the following:
    • incidentEndDate >= ["Log.MS.Date.File Started"].AddYears(-1) OR
    • incidentEndDate == null

Required Fields

  • County [13]
  • State [14]


FEMA Results


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The following results are returned from FEMA and set to Custom Fields.  The X represents the number of each result.  The first result starts at 1 and ends at 5.

  • Disaster Number - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.X  (Shown in blue for Disaster #)
  • Declaration Type - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.X (Shown in blue for Disaster #)
  • Declaration Tile - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.X
  • Declaration Date - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.X
  • Incident Start Date - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.X
  • Incident End Date - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.X
  • Incident Type - CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.X
  • Individual Assistance - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.X
  • Individual Household - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.X

A Lender section (in the dotted border) allows for Override Approval, Resolution Date and Comments

  • Lender Comments - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.X:
  • Lender Declaration Override - OCX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.X
    • Checked Value is "Y"
  • Lender Resolution Date - CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.X


Lastly, a PDF file is generated in the eFolder on each Run.  Only the last generated PDF is marked as Current.

This product installs the following to encompass:
Forms
LTK - FEMA Disaster Search.emfrm

Plugins
LTK-FEMAPlugin.dll


Custom Fields
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.4 IA Program 4
CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.3 FEMA Incident Type 3 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.5 FEMA Disaster Number 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.4 FEMA Incident End Date 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.2 FEMA Declaration Date 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COUNTY.3 FEMA Incident County 3 100
CX.FEMA.LAST.RUN Date FEMA Last Ran
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.2 FEMA Disaster Override 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.2 FEMA Incident Date 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.4 FEMA Disaster Override 4
CX.FEMA.TRIGGER FEMA Trigger
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.OUTSTANDING Number of Outstanding Disasters
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.4 FEMA Override Comments 4 1024
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.5 FEMA Incident End Date 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.5 FEMA Disaster Override 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.1 FEMA Incident Date 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.2 IH Program 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.3 FEMA Override Comments 3 1024
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COUNTY.2 FEMA Incident County 2 100
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.3 IA Program 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.2 FEMA Disaster Number 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.4 FEMA Lender Resolution Date 4
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.1 Disaster Title 1 250
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.3 FEMA Incident Date 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.5 FEMA Incident Type 5 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COUNTY.1 FEMA Incident County 1 100
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.1 IA Program 1
CX.FEMA.LAST.RUN.USER User ID that triggered plugin to run 50
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.4 IH Program 4
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.1 FEMA Incident End Date 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.3 Disaster Title 3 250
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.1 IH Program 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.5 FEMA Lender Resolution Date 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.3 FEMA Disaster Number 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.3 FEMA Lender Resolution Date 3
CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.4 FEMA Incident Type 4 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.4 FEMA Declaration Date 4
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.3 IH Program 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.2 IA Program 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.1 FEMA Disaster Number 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.5 Disaster Title 5 250
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IH.PROG.5 IH Program 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.4 FEMA Incident Date 4
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.1 FEMA Incident Type 1 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.2 FEMA Lender Resolution Date 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.2 FEMA Incident End Date 2
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.2 Disaster Title 2 250
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.3 FEMA Disaster Override 3
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.5 FEMA Declaration Date 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COUNTY.5 FEMA Incident County 5 100
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.RES.DATE.1 FEMA Lender Resolution Date 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.OR.1 FEMA Disaster Override 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DATE.5 FEMA Incident Date 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.1 FEMA Override Comments 1 1024
CX.FEMA.INCIDENTS.FOUND FEMA Incidents Found
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.IA.PROG.5 IA Program 5
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.2 FEMA Incident Type 2 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TITLE.4 Disaster Title 4 250
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.4 FEMA Incident Type 4 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.END.DATE.3 FEMA Incident End Date 3
CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.2 FEMA Incident Type 2 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COUNTY.4 FEMA Incident County 4 100
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.2 FEMA Override Comments 2 1024
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.1 FEMA Declaration Date 1
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.DEC.DATE.3 FEMA Declaration Date 3
CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.5 FEMA Incident Type 5 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.TYPE.3 FEMA Incident Type 3 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.FOUND Number of Disasters Found
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.NUM.4 FEMA Disaster Number 4
CX.FEMA.INCIDENT.TYPE.1 FEMA Incident Type 1 25
CX.FEMA.DISASTER.COMMENTS.5 FEMA Override Comments 5 1024