Saturday, October 21, 2017
 

NOAA Sea Grant Awards $15.9 million for projects to build resilient...

Federal grants leverage $7.9 million nonfederal match, for total of $23.8 million

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NOAA Sea Grant announced today grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through university, state and other partnerships, Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding with an additional $7.9 million in non-federal matching funds, bringing the total investment to more than $23.8 million.

 

When a tornado strikes a hospital

NOAA investigates what makes hospitals vulnerable when severe weather strikes

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Because tornadoes, hurricanes, and other severe storms can destroy hospitals as indiscriminately as anything in their path, NOAA is funding research to better understand what makes hospital buildings vulnerable.