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Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) Application Period Announced
4/19/07

DHS Announces CEDAP 2007 Application Schedule:

The National Preparedness Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the schedule for the 2007 application period of the Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP). Applications may be submitted via the Responder Knowledge Base (www.rkb.mipt.org) starting at 0900EDT on Wednesday, April 25th, and continuing until 2359EDT on Tuesday, May 29th.  more

Minor League Baseball and Boy Scouts Step Up to the Plate to Encourage Families to Prepare for Emergencies
4/4/07

Minor League Baseball and the Boy Scouts of America are teaming up with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready Campaign for the fourth consecutive year to educate and encourage Americans to prepare for emergencies. Forty-nine baseball teams are joining many local Boy Scout councils in stepping up to the plate and encouraging fans to prepare for all types of emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.  more

 

DPS Moblie Communications and Command Unit 4/3/07

Newest Component of the Oklahoma Regional Response System Unveiled

4/3/07 

Oklahoma City – State officials today unveiled a Mobile Communications and Command Unit that is the newest component of Oklahoma’s Regional Response System and will be available to assist local responders during an emergency.  The Oklahoma Regional Response System is a system of more than 60 response units with different levels of capability located in communities across the state.  The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) developed the system with input from local responders and funded it with U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant funding.  The Mobile Communications and Command Unit will be located at the Department of Public Safety (DPS).  It is designed to aid with command and control when different agencies are involved in a multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency response.  more