Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) Program Region 5
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Federal Grant Title:
FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2011 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANTS (EMPG) PROGRAM REGION 5
The EMPG Program provides resources to assist state, local, and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.). Title VI of the Stafford Act authorizes FEMA to make grants for the purpose of providing a system of emergency preparedness for the protection of life and property in the United States from hazards and to vest responsibility for emergency preparedness jointly in the federal government and the states and their political subdivisions. The federal government, through the EMPG Program, provides necessary direction, coordination, and guidance, and provides necessary assistance, as authorized in this title so that a comprehensive emergency preparedness system exists for all hazards.