National Urban Search And Rescue (US&R) Response System

The Cooperative Agreement funding will assist the US&R Response System resources to be prepared for mission response and provide qualified personnel in support of Emergency Support Function-9 (ESF-9) activities under the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework (NRF).


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Specifically, these Cooperative Agreements will provide a mechanism for distribution of Cooperative Agreement funding to prepare the 28 designated Task Forces for US&R disaster response, including response to incidents involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD) that would require a limited hazmat capability for the core structural collapse mission, National Special Security Events (NSSE) or other designated disasters or emergencies.

US&R Task Force Sponsoring Agencies are directed to use the funding to meet the following objectives:
provide task force administration and management, training, equipment cache procurement, and maintenance and storage.
Related Programs

National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System

Department of Homeland Security


Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Office: Department of Homeland Security - FEMA

Estimated Funding: $28,920,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only the 28 State and local Sponsoring Agencies currently designated by FEMA as members of the National US&R Response System are eligible for applying for funding for these operations and maintenance project Cooperative Agreements.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
www.grants.gov

Contact:
FEMA Call Center (866) 927-5646

Agency Email Description:
FEMA Call Center

Agency Email:
ASK-GMD@dhs.gov

Date Posted:
2010-02-25

Application Due Date:
2010-08-30

Archive Date:
2010-09-29



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