This announcement originated at: domesticpreparedness.com
Thu, May 19, 2011
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the release of FY 2011 grant guidance and application kits for 12 DHS grant programs totaling $2.1 billion to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector in strengthening our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and...
Grant Writer’s Handbook
For Successful Public Safety Grant Proposals
A 5-Step Process & Toolkit to Achieve State & Local Grant Success Goals - Over 215 pages
Written FOR the special needs of public safety (police, fire, EMS, Emergency Management) agencies
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The Integrated Physical Security Handbook - Now in its third printing
Workplace Violence – C...
HHS Provides $390.5 million to Improve Hospital Preparedness and Emergency Response
States, territories, and large metropolitan areas will receive grants totaling $390.5 million this month to help hospitals and other health care organizations strengthen the medical surge capability across the nation.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response will provide the funds through the Hospital Preparedness Program. The grants e...
Working with several allies throughout the world, U.S. public-health agencies have significantly improved the nation's ability to detect, analyze, and counter a broad spectrum of infectious diseases before they reach the pandemic stage. More effort, though, is still needed in cooperation with the private sector - the biggest and most vulnerable link in […]
Some biological agents - anthrax and ricin, for example - can be used as weapons against human targets; others specifically attack animals and food crops. Both types of attack, though, can have devastating effects on the economy and on the morale and overall wellbeing of a nation. To mitigate these threats, the public and private sectors must cooperate to re […]
Providing food to the hungry entails gathering donations, distributing food, and tracking every step of the process to keep the supply chain safe and secure. To do this efficiently, public and private partnerships have been formed to create a robust distribution system that is not only reliable but also scalable in times of disaster when relief is most urgen […]
The US Geological Service has reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake centered 13 miles northwest of Borrego Springs. Our office checked with local agencies and there are no preliminary reports of injuries or damage. We will update the site with information as needed. The quake is a good reminder to look through our site for preparedness information to make sure […]
New Program Will Provide Highly-Trained Volunteers During Disasters The County Office of Emergency Services has been selected by the state to participate in Disaster Corps, a program to standardize and coordinate highly-trained volunteers that will be able to respond to disasters across the state. “The concept behind this program started after the 2007 wildf […]