Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Notices of Funding Opportunity for nine DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.6 billion. The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments, as well as transportation authorities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector, to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from and mitigating terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies. The grants reflect the Department’s focus on implementation of an all-of-nation, whole-community approach to the building, sustainment, and delivery of those core capabilities essential to achieving a secure and resilient nation.
Disaster Response and Recovery
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addresses FEMA’s efforts in improving and streamlining disaster assistance and becoming better stewards of taxpayer dollars.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Acting Deputy Associate Administrator Robert Fenton addresses emergency preparedness for the 21st century.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity & Communications Office of Emergency Communications Director Admiral Ron Hewitt addresses DHS’ collaborative efforts to improve interoperable communications for emergency response providers and Government officials.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistant Administrator for Grant Programs Brian Kamoie addresses DHS' homeland security preparedness grant programs.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addresses the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and claims paid as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Deputy Associate Administrator Elizabeth Zimmerman addresses FEMA’s partnerships with federally recognized tribal governments, and how FEMA is implementing new authorities to work directly with tribal governments as part of the “Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013” (SRIA).
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation Roy Wright addresses FEMA’s recent earthquake hazards reduction activities through the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP).
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addresses FEMA’s implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA).