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Secretary Napolitano to Announce FEMA Preparedness Grants Final Allocations for Fiscal Year 2009

Release Date: 
April 7, 2009

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will announce the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Fiscal Year 2009 Preparedness Grants final allocations on Wednesday, April 8 at 12:30 p.m. Secretary Napolitano will be accompanied by representatives from FEMA, Amtrak, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Following the event, a preparedness grant-funded Amtrak explosives detection canine team will demonstrate its capabilities, which are in use at Union Station and other Amtrak facilities across the country.

Details of Announcement:

12:30 PM EDT
Secretary Napolitano will announce Fiscal Year 2009 Preparedness Grant Allocations
Amtrak Starlight Room
Union Station
40 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, D.C.


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