FEMA Bulletin – Mitigation Assistance Grant (HMGP) Application Period Now Open

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Application Period Now Open FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant program provides funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments for eligible mitigation activities that strengthen our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damages. The open application period for two competitive Hazard Mitigation Assistance … Continue reading FEMA Bulletin – Mitigation Assistance Grant (HMGP) Application Period Now Open

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement on fiscal year 2018 Preparedness Grants

Good afternoon. Please find a link here, to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement on fiscal year 2018 Preparedness Grants, which include the following: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)--provides more than $350 million to assist state, local, tribal, territorial governments in enhancing and sustaining all-hazards emergency management capabilities. Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)--provides more … Continue reading Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement on fiscal year 2018 Preparedness Grants

APWA announces rollout of national Public Works First Responder symbol

Indianapolis, Ind. – Yesterday, at the North American Snow Conference opening general session, APWA President Bo Mills announced the association's adoption of a national Public Works First Responder symbol. The symbol is to be used throughout North America to recognize pubic works professionals' federally-mandated role as first responders. To ensure this symbol has maximum exposure (on … Continue reading APWA announces rollout of national Public Works First Responder symbol

Grant Funding for Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Application Period The application period for the Fiscal Year 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants is open, with $345 million in funding available to enhance the ability of recipients to attain and maintain 24-hour fire department staffing and to assure that their communities … Continue reading Grant Funding for Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

FEMA – Risk Map Standards & Guidance Updates (APWA)

Good afternoon, please find a link, here, to the FEMA Flood Risk Mapping Guidelines and Standards. FEMA has published information about the upcoming annual update and the start of public review of planned changes to Risk MAP standards, expected to be released in November 2017. As you may be aware, FEMA updates standards and guidance … Continue reading FEMA – Risk Map Standards & Guidance Updates (APWA)

APWA Washington Report – June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017                                             Share: **Due to the upcoming July 3-7 Congressional district work period, the next edition of the APWA Washington Report will be sent out on July 10. We hope you have … Continue reading APWA Washington Report – June 26, 2017

2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application information

Good afternoon, please find for your review/information 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application information. The application period for the 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards will open Thursday, April 27, 2017. The awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by honoring individuals, organizations, and jurisdictions that have made outstanding contributions toward strengthening … Continue reading 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application information