DEM is the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for many preparedness, mitigation, and disaster federal grant programs.
DEM allocates the majority of federal funding it receives to local governments to sustain and supplement local emergency management and homeland security programs.
Grants are divided into two categories. Disaster Grants and Non-Disaster Grants
FEMA is the designated federal agency for overseeing preparedness and disaster grants.
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