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Youth Safety: Louisiana's Emergency Operations Improvements

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $132,911)

This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. § 11131 and supports the development and improvement of state, tribal, county, and local juvenile residential facilities with particular focus on establishing an emergency plan that ensures the continuity of operations, reduction of risk to the physical plant, and the safety and well-being of youth and staff in juvenile justice residential facilities.

The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice will use funding to strengthen its all-hazards emergency management system by accomplishing the following goals: (1) update the EOP; (2) conduct emergency preparedness and safety trainings for youth in juvenile justice facilities; and (3) improve safety conditions at Columbia, Swanson, and Bridge City facilities. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 27, 2018