Hoeven: FEMA Awards More Than $1 Million to Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Homeland Security, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1,183,890 to the Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department through its Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. Specifically, the funding will help the Turtle Mountain Community Fire Department increase its number of frontline firefighters.
“By investing in programs that increase the number of frontline firefighters, we’re taking an important step in helping to keep North Dakota’s communities safe,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funding will help to ensure that the Turtle Mountain community has the personnel it needs to keep residents safe in case of emergency.”
As chairman of the Appropriations Committee on Homeland Security, Hoeven oversees the annual funding for FEMA and other agencies at DHS.
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