Urban Gmnts to See Risk-Based Formula

January 2006
Fire Chief;Jan2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p18
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The article reports that the direct funding of $765 million will be available as part of the 2006 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) according to the United States Department of Homeland Security. The initiative gives resources for the equipment, training, planning and exercise needs of select high-threat urban areas. Recently, the department identified 35 areas eligible to apply for and receive funding. The formula for 2006 promotes a super UASI concept that is designed to build greater regional capabilities across a geographic region.


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