Harford County Receives 2010 FEMA Award
The Harford County Division of Emergency Operations received an award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The Harford County Division of Emergency Operations received the 2010 FEMA Region III Leading by Example Award for the work of the Citizen Corps Council.
"We are grateful for the recognition the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA have bestowed upon the Harford County Citizen Corps Council, and especially the leadership of our Division of Emergency Operations Center," County Executive David Craig said in a statement. "Harford County is fortunate to have the dedication, commitment and selfless service of the outstanding volunteers who comprise the Citizen Corps, which helps make our community a safer place to live."
The Harford County Citizen Corps, which consists of 25 organizations, received the award for their work during National Preparedness Month in September.
"Harford County Citizen Corps developed and executed an astounding 37 separate preparedness initiatives during the month of September. Particularly impressive was the quality and impact of those events,” said MaryAnn Tierney, Region III Administrator for FEMA, in a statement.