Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System Readiness Cooperative Agreement

Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-16-DOD-025-00-01 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)CFDA Number: 97.025Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsOthers (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: DHS-DHSClosing Date: Jun 01, 2016Award Ceiling: $1,361,582Expected Number of Awards: 28Creation Date: Apr 28, 2016Funding Opportunity Description: The National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System (the System) provides funding for 28 national task forces staffed and equipped to conduct around-the-clock search-and-rescue operations following earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, aircraft accidents, hazardous materials spills and catastrophic structure collapses. When deployed, these task forces, support state and local emergency responders' efforts to locate survivors and manage recovery operations. This program supports Mission 5, Goal 5.1: "Enhance National Readiness", as provided in the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. To provide for the sustainment and readiness of the System and their local jurisdictions, through the funding of: administration and management, training, equipment and storage and maintenance.
Source: Grants.gov - Category: Research Tags: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification) Source Type: funding