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COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT DIRECT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CEDAP):  PHASE II APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

11-08-2005

The Homeland Security Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) is operated by the DHS Office of State and Local Government Coordination & Preparedness (SLGCP) to assist smaller communities in acquiring and using commercially available equipment to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorist attacks, as identified in state homeland security strategies. This competitive program is a direct assistance program, not a grant program, and SLGCP will provide the equipment and technical assistance directly to the selected jurisdictions.

CEDAP?s equipment offerings include: a) personal protective equipment, b) rescue tools, c) thermal imaging, night vision and video surveillance tools, d) chemical, biological and radiological detection tools, e) information technology and risk management tools, and f) interoperable communications gateways.
 

Deadlines:
Phase II of CEDAP will also utilize an on-line application on the Responder Knowledge Base. The application period for Phase II will begin at 0900EST November 7, 2005, and end at 1700EST January 13, 2006.

Applications are available on the Responder Knowledge BaseNOTE: YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED RKB USER IN ORDER TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.