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Grants & Reimbursements

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)
The Emergency Management Performance Grant Program provides grant funding to eligible stakeholders to help improve their emergency performance capabilities.

Point of Contact:
Lisa Resendez, Grant Coordinator
Phone: 512-424-7511
Email: Lisa.Resendez@dps.texas.gov

Program related links, applications, and program information
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/CouncilsCommittees/EMPG/index.htm

Funds Management Section (FMS)
The Funds Management Section oversees disaster reimbursement payments to grantees.

Point of Contact:
Edwin Staples, FMS Administrator
Phone: 512-424-7105
Email: Edwin.Staples@dps.texas.gov

Program related links, applications, and program information
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/Disaster/stateDisReimbForms.htm

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Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
Authorized by Section 404 of the amended Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide post disaster statewide FEMA funding for eligible mitigation projects submitted in accordance with the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Unified Guidance and the 44 CFR § 206.430.

Point of Contacts:
Greg Pekar, Mitigation Administrator
State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Phone: (512) 424-2429
Email: gregory.pekar@dps.texas.gov

Hildy Soper, Mitigation Grants Officer
Phone: (512) 424-2454
Email: hildy.soper@dps.texas.gov

Steve Mendoza, Mitigation Officer
Phone: (512) 424-2565
Email: steve.mendoza@dps.texas.gov

U.S. DOT PHMSA HMEP Grant Program
United States Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant Program (U.S. DOT PHMSA HMEP)

Point of Contact:
Donald A. Loucks, HMEP Program Manager
Phone: (512) 424-5985
Email: donald.loucks@dps.texas.gov

Program related links, applications, and program information

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