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FEMA Announces Solicitation to Pilot Citizen Corps National Emergency Technology Guard (Net Guard) Program
6/19/2008

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today $320,000 is available in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 to pilot, test, and develop tools for a potential new Citizen Corps (CC) National Emergency Technology Guard (NET GUARD) Program. NET Guard teams will be comprised of volunteers with information technology (IT) and communications expertise to assist States and localities in responding to and recovering from incidents that cause significant damage or destruction to IT and communications infrastructure. Teams will be a local asset, managed at the local level, and deployed in response to a request from local or State authorities. more

FEMA Releases FY 2008 EOC Grant Guidance and Application
6/13/2008

The Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleases to announce the availability of the FY 2008 EOC Grant Program Guidance and Application Kit. For more information, click here.

 

CEDAP Releases FY 2008 Grant Application
6/5/2008

The Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) has released the grant application and the approved equipment for FY 08. CEDAP is sponsored by the National Preparedness Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It complements other major grant programs by providing technology and equipment, together with training and technical assistance required to operate that equipment, to public safety agencies in smaller jurisdictions and certain metropolitan areas. more