As promised, we now have further information about the revised submission due dates.
For DEB in particular:
BIO DDIGs (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants) are now due November 6, 2013
The full list is available here: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/postshutdown/reviseddates_oct22.pdf. Please check out this complete list if any of your programs had due dates between October 1 – 25, 2013.
NSF is continuing to post information about resumption of operations here, http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/postshutdown.jsp , including system access updates, FAQs, and related notices.