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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Now Is the Time to Apply for the 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards

ICP Awards Call for Applications
Did you or someone you know make advancements in preparedness over the past year? If so, apply for or nominate them for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Award.

These awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward strengthening their community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster.

This year, the awards will showcase achievements in the following categories:
  • Outstanding Citizen Corps Council
  • Community Preparedness Champions
  • Awareness to Action
  • Technological Innovation
  • Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness
  • John D. Solomon Whole Community Preparedness Award
  • Outstanding Private Sector Initiatives
  • Outstanding Community Emergency Response Team Initiatives
  • Outstanding Citizen Corps Partner Program
  • Prepareathon in Action

For consideration in this year’s awards, send all applications to fema-icp-awards@fema.dhs.gov by May 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Applications need to feature program activities occurring between January 1, 2016 and May 30, 2017. For more information on how to apply, visit www.ready.gov/preparedness-awards.

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