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Chemical Sector Regulatory Authorities

The majority of Chemical Sector assets are privately owned and operated. However, the highest-risk assets are regulated for security through several different regulatory programs.

Written testimony of FEMA for a Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship field hearing titled “How Flood Insurance Rate Increases and Flood Mapping Policy Changes Will Impact Small Businesses and Economic Growth”

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Deputy Associate Administrator Brad Kieserman and FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation Roy Wright address the impacts of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on small businesses.

DHS Announces Grant Guidance For Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Preparedness Grants

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.


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