|Submitted||Oct. 27, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Documents relating to the 2011 projects Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic the graphic novella, and the emergency response education program Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse including:
-Developmental documents including concepts, memos and plans for the rollout of the education campaign and graphic novella
-The projects budget
-Zombie Task Force t-shirt sales statistics from the CDC partnership with the CDC Foundation
Links to the projects referenced are included here: http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/zombies_novella.htm
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Good Afternoon Mr. Waltman:
This email pertains to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), dated October 27, 2016 and received by our office on October 27, 2016. You requested copy of the following documents relating to the 2011 projects Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic the graphic novella, and the emergency response education program Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse including:
* Developmental documents including concepts, memos and plans for the rollout of the education campaign and graphic novella
* The projects budget
* Zombie Task Force t-shirt sales statistics from the CDC partnership with the CDC Foundation
We are unable to process your request based on the information you provided. This broad, unfocused request does not specify the particular documents of interest. Based on the insufficient information you continue to supply, we cannot conduct an adequate search.
Pursuant to §5.3(b) of the DHS FOIA and Privacy Act Regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, you must describe the records you are seeking with as much information as possible to ensure that our search of appropriate systems of records can find them with a reasonable amount of effort. In addition to the information that you provided, this description would include, the FEMA component agency you believe created and/or controls the record and the nature of the record or document.
Please provide clarification on which records you are seeking no later than November 28, 2016. If we do not hear from you by November 28, 2016, we will assume you are no longer interested in this FOIA request and the case will be administratively closed. Please be advised that this action is not a denial of your request and will not preclude you from filing other requests in the future.
FEMA Disclosure Branch
Good Morning Mr. Waltman,
This pertains to the following Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Emergency Management:
We informed you that additional clarification was needed to proceed with processing your case. As of this date, we have not received clarification for your request. Accordingly, I am administratively closing your request without prejudice.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss this matter, please refer to the above state FOIA numbers. You may contact this office at (202) 646-3323 or electronically at FEMA-FOIA@dhs.gov<mailto:FEMA-FOIA@dhs.gov>.
The FEMA Disclosure Branch
Please find attached the FOIA Appeal Decisions issued by Judge Jordan's office in the above matter. Should you have any questions contact information is provided in the letter.
Hearing Docket Clerk
U.S. Coast Guard