Engaging State and Local Emergency Management Agencies to Improve States Ability to Prepare for and Respond to All-Hazards Events

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Engaging State and Local Emergency Management Agencies to Improve States Ability to Prepare for and Respond to All-Hazards Events: The purpose of the program is to prepare the Nation's public health systems to minimize the consequences associated with all-hazards events. This includes the intentional or unintentional release of a biological or chemical agent causing disease and injury in the nation's population. The public health response requires recognition of the unique yet interdependent, roles that local, state and federal agencies play to be effective. The development of infrastructure to support emergency responses must be built collaboratively. This program addresses the draft "Healthy People 2010" focus areas: Environmental Health, Immunization and Infectious Disease and Public Health Infrastructure.
Federal Grant Title: Engaging State and Local Emergency Management Agencies to Improve States Ability to Prepare for and Respond to All-Hazards Events
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-TP10-1004
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.069
CFDA Descriptions: Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Current Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2010
Posted Date: Jul 15, 2010
Creation Date: Jul 15, 2010
Archive Date: Sep 15, 2010
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Assistance will be provided only to the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA). No other applicants are solicited. NEMA is uniquely qualified to be the recipient organization because: NEMA is the national professional association of state and insular state emergency management directors committed to providing national leadership and expertise in comprehensive emergency management; serving as a vital information and assistance resource for state and territorial directors and their governors; and forging strategic partnerships to advance continuous improvements in emergency management. NEMA represents the interests of state and local governments (as an affiliate of the Council of State Governments), emergency response agencies and their local constituents. NEMA's members/constituents are actively involved in emergency preparedness and response activities within the 50 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of American Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands. NEMA's organization maintains a strong relationship with the state and local emergency management agencies and actively assists in establishing broad-based policies related to improving emergency response capacities. NEMA conducts routine meetings/conferences to ensure broad-based policy issues are discussed and best practices are shared among constituents. NEMA has developed and maintains a website on the Internet that currently enables dissemination of information to their members/constituents. NEMA is the only organization in the country actively bringing together all of the various disciplines with roles and responsibilities in emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
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