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FEMA Awards Over $1 Million Counter-Terrorism Grant to Long Beach, Region

Release Date: 2017-08-04

An over $1 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been awarded to a regional task force meant to help it respond to terrorist attacks, the City of Long Beach announced Thursday.

The $1,223,225 grant, called Program to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA Program), was awarded to the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Areas Security Initiative to “enhance security and build capacity for jurisdictions to prepare for, prevent and respond to complex coordinated terrorist attacks that may occur across the nation,” according to a release from the city.

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