FEMA awards grants for counterterrorism, emergency preparedness

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ALBANY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded grants to Hudson Valley and Catskills counties to support counterterrorism and emergency preparedness efforts. The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services manages the programs in coordination with local stakeholders.

COUNTY TOTAL AWARD
Columbia $76,821
Delaware $85,356
Dutchess $574,070
Greene $98,160
Orange $924,546
Putnam $234,731
Rockland $635,907
Sullivan $179,249
Ulster $230,463
Westchester $1,367,888

The grants are required to strengthen intelligence and information-sharing capabilities, enhance cyber security capabilities, address emerging threats, enhance the protection of soft targets/crowded places; and combat domestic violent extremism.