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Cooperative - NA22OAR4310545

OVERVIEW

Original Description
RECENT EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS IN THE CARIBBEAN HIGHLIGHT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERDEPENDENCIES OF THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS, WHICH OFTEN LEAD TO CATASTROPHIC FAILURES OF PHYSICAL ASSETS FOLLOWED BY SEVERE ADVERSE IMPACTS ON THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF THEIR INHABITANTS. ISLAND COMMUNITIES SUCH AS THE US TERRITORIES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (USVI) AND PUERTO RICO (PR) ARE PROFOUNDLY IMPACTED BY CLIMATE EXTREMES, WHICH ARE COMPOUNDED BY THEIR GEOGRAPHIC ISOLATION THAT DISRUPTS SUPPLY CHAINS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSES. THESE COMMUNITIES ARE ALSO HINDERED BY A COMPLEX GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE COMPOSED OF LAYERS OF FEDERAL AND TERRITORIAL BUREAUCRACIES FREQUENTLY LEADING TO INEFFECTIVE DECISIONS. THIS US CARIBBEAN RISA TEAM SEEKS TO ADDRESS THESE ISSUES BY BRINGING TOGETHER A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM OF UNIVERSITIES, AGENCIES, AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS BASED OUT OF THE CARIBBEAN REGION AND THE US. THE TEAM WILL ENHANCE AND EXPAND PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONVENIN
Assistance Type
Cooperative Agreement (B)
Place of Performance
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00935-0001 USA
Related Opportunity
None

STATUS

Period of Performance

9/1/22

Start Date

8/31/27

End Date
1.0% Complete

Funding Split

$1.1M

Federal Obligation

$0.0

Non-Federal Obligation

$1.1M

Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBGRANT AWARDS

TRANSACTION HISTORY

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

Award ID FAIN
NA22OAR4310545
SAI Number
NA22OAR4310545_000
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
Public/State Controlled Institution Of Higher Education
Awarding Office
1305N2 DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Funding Office
1333BR DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Last Modified: 9/21/22