Improving Security, Safety, and Civil Aviation Operations Standards at Aden Adde International Airport (MQG)

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Improving Security, Safety, and Civil Aviation Operations Standards at Aden Adde International Airport (MQG): See NOFO for full background and context. PROJECT GOAL: This project aims to develop the Federal Government of Somalia's (FGS) capabilities and capacity to achieve international aviation security, safety, and operational standards. Through the specialized training, advice, mentoring, and equipment, this project will help the FGS achieve an ICAO rating for MGQ, strengthen the FGS's oversight of MGQ and operations of Somalia's regional airports, and thwart terrorist efforts to attack MGQ and its aircraft. PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES: "Improving Security, Safety, and Civil Aviation Operations Standards at Aden Adde International Airport (MQG)" has three key objectives: •Work with Somali authorities to: develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and related guidelines, manuals, or similar materials for use and/or training; demonstrably increase technical knowledge and capacity to achieve and sustain ICAO certification within one year; and institutionalize plans to achieve higher-level ICAO certification status within the following two years. •Provide on-site advice, training, modest renovations of workspaces, and equipment (e.g., manuals and/or other necessary materials) to enhance skills of Somali government representatives of the Ministry of Transportation and Civil Aviation (MoT), the Somali Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), and other stakeholders to oversee airport management, security, safety, and civil aviation operations at MGQ. •Help FGS authorities mentor and train Somali government employees assigned to MGQ's Airport Operations Center (AOC) to establish and exercise emergency operations plans for responding to and managing critical incidents at the airport within four months of AOC space allocation, in direct coordination with Somali law enforcement and other relevant Somali authorities.
Federal Grant Title: Improving Security, Safety, and Civil Aviation Operations Standards at Aden Adde International Airport (MQG)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Counterterrorism (DOS-SCT)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0005727
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.701
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 5th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: June 5th, 2019
Posted Date: April 9th, 2019
Creation Date: April 9th, 2019
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $1,895,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,895,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 9th, 2019
Category Explanation
Counterterrorism
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
See NOFO "Eligility Category:" U.S. - based non-profit/non-governmental organizations having a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS; overseas non-governmental non-profit organizations; Foreign Public Entities (FPEs) and Public International Organizations (PIOs). For-profit commercial firms are eligible to apply in response to this NOFO but may be subject to additional review.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic
Grant Announcement Contact
Ian Platz, Jim Loucks
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