Call for Applications
Assistance to Firefighters Grants
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Deadline: November 18, 2016

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for its Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. AFG grants are available to help firefighters and other first responders purchase equipment, vehicles, training, and other needed resources. For full grant information, application guidance, and a list of items eligible to be purchased using grant funds, visit the FEMA grant website.

Call for Comments
Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate
United Nations
Deadline: December 13, 2016

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women is accepting comments on its draft Recommendation on Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate. The objective of the recommendation is to highlight the steps needed to achieve gender equality and increase resilience to climate-related disasters. For more information on how to submit comments and to read the full text of the report, visit the Committee website.

Call for Comments
Community Resilience Indicators and National-Level Measures
Federal Emergency Management Agency and NOAA
Deadline: December 15, 2016

The Mitigation Framework Leadership Group—a joint team led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency—is accepting comments on a conceptual framework to help communities describe resilience and develop metrics to measure it. For more information on the group and framework, and to contribute feedback, visit the project page on the FEMA Website.

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