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Moving On from the Horrors of Hurricane Katrina

While it’s still fresh on my mind, I figured I’d spend one more blog post on certain changes contained in the 2013 Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement. After last week’s memorial to the deleted programs in this…

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Sneak Preview: States’ Homeland Security Grant Programs Flawed

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Several states still have not corrected deficiencies in their homeland security grant programs that were included in audit recommendations as much as 10 years ago, according to…

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Sneak Preview: DHS May Expand Disaster Assistance Review Criteria

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing how it determines a jurisdiction’s ability to respond to and recover from a disaster including its ability to do so…

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Sneak Preview: DHS to Consolidate Major Preparedness Grant Programs

(This post was excerpted from an article in the Feb. 27 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Department of Homeland Security recently released its plans for the fiscal year 2013 National Preparedness Grant Program, which is administered by the Federal…

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DHS Outlines $2.1 Billion in Funding for FY 2011 Preparedness Grants

The Department of Homeland Security announced the availability of $2.1 billion in fiscal year 2011 preparedness grants last Thursday.

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