Preparedness Grant Case Studies: Louisiana
Since 2005, Louisiana has received over $380 million in Federal homeland security grants, investing funds in interoperable communications, partnerships to enhance disaster response and recovery, and critical infrastructure protection.
|Greater Lafourche Port Commission Uses Grants to Integrate Maritime Domain Awareness|
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission used Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) funds to create an integrated Maritime Domain Awareness System to protect against threats to the port and assist in emergency response operations.
|Louisiana Uses Grants to Establish Private Sector EOC|
Louisiana developed the Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center (LA BEOC) to enable the business community to actively participate in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. The LA BEOC supports community resilience by applying private sector resources during response and recovery efforts and aiding the swift return of normal business operations.