Complex Humanitarian Emergency and War-Related Injury Public Health Activities


To bring public health and epidemiologic principles to the aid of populations affected by complex humanitarian emergencies. Work will focus on the following main program areas: (1) Providing technical assistance including rapid health and nutrition assessments, public health surveillance, epidemic investigations, disease prevention and control, program evaluation and emergency preparedness; (2) Developing, implementing and disseminating findings from operational research projects aimed at developing more effective public health interventions; (3) Designing, implementing, and evaluating training activities to strengthen the capacity of CDC, other U.S. government agencies, international and private voluntary organizations, other governments, and public health students; (4) Developing and disseminating guidelines on public health issues and technical areas; and (5) Planning and maintaining partnerships with strategic international, bilateral, and non-governmental relief organizations.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Sections 307 and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. Section 242l and 247b(k)(2)], as amended.
301 (a) and 307 (42 U.S.C. 242/, as amended) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. Sections 241 (a) and 247b (k) (2), as amended
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The general public will benefit from the objectives of this program.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The general public will benefit from the objectives of this program.
Any required credentials and/or documentation will be identified in the specific Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for this Assistance Listing.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) will be prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public. Initial awards provide funds for the first budget period (usually 12 months) and the NoA will indicate support recommended for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, award requirements, and special conditions, if any.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. From 2 to 3 months.
Not applicable.
From 90 to 120 days. Project period of performance is 1 to 5 years. After initial awards, and subject to availability of funds, projects may be continued non-competitively contingent upon satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports) and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the review criteria described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements (NOFOs). In general, the review and selection process of complete and responsive applications to the NOFO consists of determination of the scientific and technical merit by objective or peer review, availability of funds, and relevance of program priorities and the priorities of CDC.
How may assistance be used?
Grants and cooperative agreements may be made to eligible institutions for the support of projects related to domestic and international complex humanitarian emergencies and war-related injuries. The grants and cooperative agreements may be used for personnel, salaries, consultant costs, survey costs, training, equipment, supplies, travel, patient costs, miscellaneous items, and indirect costs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Annual Federal Financial Reports (FFR) and performance/progress reports are required. Final FFRs and performance reports are required. Other reporting may be required and will be outlined in the NOFO or the Notice of Award.
In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
In accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75, there is a 3-year record retention requirement; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if final audit has not been done or findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with HHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Financial assistance is provided for a 12-month budget period with a period of performance of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the recipient. Notice of Award
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Yvette Valentine
1600 Clifton Rd., NE Atlanta, GA 30333 Mailstop: H21-9
Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
Phone: 404-639-4469

Lata Kumar
1600, Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
Phone: 4046397618
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 22$952,572.00; FY 23 est $600,000.00; FY 24 est $600,000.00; FY 21$175,000.00; FY 20$92,268.00; FY 19$553,445.00; FY 18$10,940,076.00; FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16$15,096,832.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $290,000 to $350,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR Part 92 for State, local and tribal governments and 45 CFR Part 74 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, other nonprofit organizations and commercial organizations.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016 Multiple awards were made for this CFDA.


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