Preparedness Grant Case Studies: Michigan
Michigan has received over $435 million in preparedness grant funding since 2006. Michigan has used a portion of these grants to enhance response capabilities, including an innovative project to use an unmanned aircraft system to support state response teams.
|Michigan Cyber Initiatives|
Michigan’s emergency managers and state officials are building public-private partnerships and using grant funding to enhance the state’s cyber response capabilities.
|Unmanned Aircraft System|
Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology enhances Michigan’s abilities to conduct real-time assessments during anincident and collect detailed post-incident information for recovery activities. The Michigan State Police (MSP) purchased the UAS with $162,000 in Homeland Security Grant Program funds and have used the UAS during real-world incidents, exercises, and trainings.