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Federal Homeland Security grants awarded in the Hudson Valley

ALBANY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency through its Homeland Security Grant Program has awarded funding to Hudson Valley governments. The funding supports regional preparedness efforts, including planning, organization, and training activities that are critical to sustaining and improving community prevention, protection, response, and recovery capabilities.

Funding in the Urban Areas Security Initiative include $2.6 million for the City of Yonkers, $2.6 million for Westchester County and $10.6 million for the Port Authority. Stewart International Airport is among the properties operated by the Port Authority.

State Homeland Security Program grants:

  • Columbia County             $89,974
  • Dutchess County             $489,858
  • Greene County                 $114,967
  • Orange County                 $900,339
  • Putnam County                $274,920
  • Rockland County              $744,784
  • Sullivan County                 $209,939
  • Ulster County                    $269,921
  • Westchester County        $1,419,588

Emergency Management Performance grants:

  • Columbia County             $28,480
  • Dutchess County             $115,707
  • Greene County                 $223,317
  • Orange County                 $143,738
  • Putnam County                $42,106
  • Rockland County              $120,991
  • Sullivan County                 $33,858
  • Ulster County                    $72,913
  • Westchester County        $358,202

 


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