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This page will list grants awarded to New Kent Fire-Rescue from various sources, both public (federal and state government agencies) and private (businesses and non-governmental organizations). In addition, this page will highlight the projects, equipment, training, etc. made possible by the availability of grant funding.
Program: Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI); from the National Preparedness Directorate (NPD), United States Department of Homland Security (DHS) and administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Emergency Management
2008 MCI Trailer Project; $12,307.00 – used to purchase a Mass Cassualty Incident Trailer outfitted with response equipment and supplies
2008 Satellite Phone Project; will provide one Satellite phone set-up and subscription costs to be installed in the county Emergency Operations Center (EOC), for use during emergency situations, especially in instances where other means of communication (e.g., land-line and cellular) may be compromised
2009 Citizen Preparedness (CERT) Equipment; $3,750.00 - provided a dedicated computer, digital projecter, and potable projection screen to the county CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to support training initiatives
2009 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Equipment; $13,673.41 – used to purchase equipment to allow First Responders to operate at a Hazardous Materials Operations level
Non-Governmental (Business | Non-Profits) Grants
Be Mobile Ready
The Ready Virginia mobile app, created by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management is an interactive tool that makes it easier than ever to be prepared for emergencies. The free app for iPhone® and Android™ devices provides emergency planning and guidance and other robust features not previously available in any mobile application.
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New Kent Fire-Rescue
PO Box 209
New Kent, Virginia 23124