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EQUIPMENT PURCHASE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EPAP)

The Equipment Purchase Assistance Program (EPAP) provides the opportunity for authorized federal, state and local emergency response organizations to procure commercially available emergency response equipment through agreements with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) and Combat Support and Logistice Equipment/NBC and Marine Corps Systems Command.

The equipment offered through these programs includes a wide array of basic defensive equipment and commercial, off-the-shelf first responder equipment allowable under ODP's Homeland Security Grant Programs. Advantages include streamlined procurement, as well as guaranteed product warranties and delivery time lines.  more

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ANNOUNCES PINNACLE EXERCISE TO TEST CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS (COOP) PLANS

Exercise will allow federal officials to implement COOP plans, test communications connectivity, and demonstrate that essential functions can be effectively conducted during threats and emergencies.  more

 

THIRD ANNUAL OKLAHOMA RESONSE TO TERRORISM CONFERENCE SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 2005

ORTC - September 28-30, 2005

NIMS - September 27, 2005

Marriott Southern Hills, Tulsa

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HOMELAND SECURITY AND AMERICAN RED CROSS CO-SPONSOR NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH 2005
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross announced they will co-sponsor National Preparedness Month 2005, a nationwide effort held this September to encourage Americans to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools. Secretary Chertoff discuss NPM with ARC President

The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) is coordinating National Preparedness Month 2005 initiatives for the state.  For more information contact OKOHS at (405) 425-7296 or via email at okohs@dps.state.ok.usmore

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY LAUNCHES LISTO NEGOCIOS
Listos Negocios

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Advertising Council, today launched Listo Negocios. This extension of the Listo campaign, which educates and empowers Spanish-speaking individuals to prepare for and respond to potential terrorist attacks and other emergencies, focuses on business preparedness. Listo Negocios will help Spanish-speaking owners and managers of small to medium-sized businesses prepare their employees, operations and assets in the event of an emergency.  more