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.
Plan and Prepare for Disasters
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Health Affairs (OHA) Health Threats Resilience Division Chemical Defense Program Director Dr. Mark Kirk addresses the issue of chemical threats to the nation.
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. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske addresses CBP’s role in the Federal government’s Ebola response.
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. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations acting Assistant Commissioner John Wagner addresses CBP’s role in the Federal government’s Ebola response.
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.