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OpenFEMA Dataset: Emergency Management Performance Grants - v1

Version: 1
Last Data Refresh: 09-10-2020
Entity Name EmergencyManagementPerformanceGrants
API Endpoint https://www.fema.gov/api/open/v1/EmergencyManagementPerformanceGrants
Update Frequency R/P6M
Program URL https://beta.sam.gov/fal/cd60f4b3664041838fd94e1482b5de24/view?keywords=emergency%20management%20performance%20grants&sort=-relevance&index=&is_active=true&page=1
Category Disaster Information
Keywords grants, emergency management, empg

Description

This dataset contains EMPG recipients as reported by their State and a summary of the funded program support as reported by the Recipient in the Grants Reporting Tool (GRT).

The EMPG Program provides resources to assist state, local, tribal and territorial governments in preparing for all hazards, as authorized by Section 662 of the Post Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act (6 U.S.C ' 762) and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. '' 5121 et seq.). Title VI of the Stafford Act authorizes FEMA to make grants for the purpose of providing a system of emergency preparedness for the protection of life and property in the United States from hazards and to vest responsibility for emergency preparedness jointly in the federal government and the states and their political subdivisions. The FY 2016 EMPG will provide federal funds to assist state, local, tribal and territorial emergency management agencies to obtain the resources required to support the National Preparedness Goal's (NPG's) (the Goal's) associated mission areas and core capabilities. The federal government, through the EMPG Program, provides necessary direction, coordination, and guidance, and provides necessary assistance, as authorized in this title to support a comprehensive all hazards emergency preparedness system.

The Emergency Management Performance Grant Program is to support a comprehensive, all-hazard emergency preparedness system by building and sustaining the core capabilities contained in the National Preparedness Goal.

Examples include:

-Completing the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process;

-Strengthening a state or community's emergency management governance structures;

-Updating and approving specific emergency plans;

-Designing and conducting exercises that enable whole community stakeholders to examine and validate core capabilities and the plans needed to deliver them to the targets identified through the THIRA;

-Targeting training and verifying identified capabilities;

-Initiating or achieving a whole community approach to security and emergency management.

For additional details on the EMPG program visit: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/emergency-management-performance

This dataset is not intended to be an official federal report, and should not it be considered an official federal report.

Citation: The agency's preferred citation for each dataset is included in its metadata. Users should also cite the date that data was accessed or retrieved from fema.gov and/or Data.gov. Finally, users must clearly state that 'FEMA and the Federal Government cannot vouch for the data or analyses derived from these data after the data have been retrieved from the Agency's website(s) and/or Data.gov.'

This dataset was first made public on 10/31/2016 and will be updated twice a year.

Date Report Run: 10/24/2016

If you have media inquiries about this dataset please email the FEMA News Desk FEMA-News-Desk@dhs.gov or call (202) 646-3272. For inquiries about FEMA's data and Open government program please contact the OpenFEMA team via email OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

Full Data

Format Address Record Count Approximate File Size
csv Link to csv 6577 tiny (< 10MB)
json Link to json 6577 tiny (< 10MB)
jsona Link to jsona 6577 tiny (< 10MB)

Data Fields

Name Title Type Description Is Searchable
id ID
string
Unique ID assigned to the record yes
reportingPeriod Reporting Period
string
FEMA's reporting cycle based on the grant award period for a specific fiscal year yes
state State
string
Entity approved for a grant yes
legalAgencyName Legal Agency Name
string
The subgrantee's legal agency name yes
projectType Project Type
string
General description of project yes
projectStartDate Project Start Date
date
Begin date of the project yes
projectEndDate Project End Date
date
End date of the project yes
empgTotalFunding EMPG Total Funding
number
Total funding amount for the program yes

See Also

Access the metadata API calls for additional information:

Last updated September 10, 2020