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- DHS awards $55 million in firefighter SAFER grants. // Fire Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 163 Issue 7, p42
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded 55 million U.S. dollars of direct assistance grants for Fiscal Year 2009 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program to 48 fire departments.
- United States : UTICA FIRE DEPARTMENT receives DHS grant for operations and safety. // TendersInfo News;8/4/2014, p1
The article reports on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's offering of a grant of 46,550 dollars to the Utica Fire Department in New York for operations and safety.
- United States : PHILLY FIRE DEPARTMENT obtains huge boost. // TendersInfo News;8/4/2014, p1
The article reports on the awarding of a 21,0510 dollar grant by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to the Philadelphia Fire Department in Pennsylvania.
- MINNESOTA STATE FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION. // Minnesota Fire Chief;2005 Directory, p9
Presents information on the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association (MSFCA). Mission of MSFCA; Status of the review of the State Fire Code Amendments by the organization as of September 2, 2005; Responsibility of the Electronic Communications Committee of MSFCA on their Web site; Importance of...
- HSIN: The missing tool in fire chief's response operations. Werner, Charles // Fire Chief Expert Blog;7/26/2013, p2
author provides information on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN), which he considers the missing tool in the response operations of fire chiefs. How the system has helped the author establish relationships with other colleagues in emergency...
- Future Funds Need NIMS. // Fire Chief;Apr2004, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p9
Focuses on the approval of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), a national standardized plan to manage emergency incidents and a unified command for federal, state and local government, by Tom Ridge, secretary of Department of Homeland Security in the U.S. Necessity for fire chiefs...
- Where Are the Leaders? Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p6
The author reflects on the impact of politics, media, and money on the level of professionalism of the fire chiefs in the U.S. The Fire Act has forced chief officers to be politically savvy. Magazines find themselves struggling to create content that is not outdated by fourâ€“week lead...
- DHS accepting applications for firefighter grants. // American City & County Exclusive Insight;8/19/2011, p1
The article reports that the application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program for fiscal year 2011 has been opened by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It discusses the changes made by the DHS on the...
- Strengthening The Response to Terrorism. Kemp, Roger L. // Government Security;Oct2006, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p6
The article offers information on the third annual conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. The conference is about strengthening the public safety response to terrorism and other hazards outside...