TITLE

DHS Awards $63 Million in Grants

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $63 million in grants under the new Emergency Operations Centers Grant Program and the Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program. It states that the grant is designed to improve emergency management and preparedness capabilities. In 2008, the DHS has already awarded about $3.9 billion in grants.
ACCESSION #
34989264

 

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