Those 16 existing programs include major programs such as the Urban Area Security Initiative, which is utilized to secure the highest-threat jurisdictions in the country, and the State Homeland Security Grant Program, from which 80 percent of funds are required to be passed on to local governments.
What does UASI stand for?
UASI stands for Urban Area Security Initiative
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We have 3 other meanings of UASI in our Acronym Attic
- User Activated Soft Fork (cryptocurrency)
- Utah Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
- UnAvailable Second, Far End
- Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
- Undergraduate Academic Standards and Honors Committee (Caltech)
- United Air Specialists, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH)
- United American Sales, Inc. (est. 1972; Wilmington, OH)
- United Audit Systems, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH)
- Unmanned Aerial System Innovations
- Upper-Air System Intercomparisons (World Meteorology Organization)
- Urban Areas Security Initiative (US Department of Homeland Security Office for Domestic Preparedness)
- University of Arkansas Stable Isotope Laboratory
- Unified Access Service License (India; aka Universal Access Service License)
- User Agent SubLayer
- Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (México)
- Underactve Superior Obliques (ophthalmology)
- University of Alabama School of Medicine
- Underactive Superior Obliques, Both Eyes
- Unavailable Seconds - Path (Telabs)
- Unified Access Service Provider (India)
Samples in periodicals archive:
50 Paperback RA645 This publication from the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Medical Preparedness for a Terrorist Nuclear Event is a result of a workshop held in 2008 prompted by the Department of Homeland Security to better understand the state of preparedness for an improvised nuclear device detonation in the six Urban Area Security Initiatives designated as "Tier 1.
The report, titled "Applying Risk Management Principles to Guide Federal Investments," reports that Homeland Security has applied these principles to some of its operations, such as using them to determine how to give grants for its Urban Area Security Initiative.
This may be changing with Fiscal Year 2006 homeland security grants under the Urban Area Security Initiative.
It is aimed at the top 10 cities receiving Urban Area Security Initiative money.