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.
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.
Applicants should review the individual CDC Guidance documents issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package.
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. n/a
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Grant applications and required forms for this program can be obtained from Please visit the Web site at to both find and apply for all Federal grant opportunities.
Award Procedure
After review and approval of an application, a notice of award is made in writing and issued by the Grants Management Officer, Office of Grant Services, CDC. Appropriate notification is also made to the public.
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.
From 60 to 90 days. n/a
From 90 to 120 days. Support is recommended for a specified project period, not to exceed 5 years.
How are proposals selected?
Proposal selection criteria can be found in the program guidance.
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: Refer to the funding opportunity announcement
In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of a grant period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other act ion involving the record has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. More detailed information regarding retention requirements is provided in 45 CFR Parts 74 and 92.
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
Support is recommended for a specified project period, not to exceed 5 years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Randi J. Daniels
1600 Clifton Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
Mailstop: H21-9
Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
Phone: 404-718-6503
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$10,940,076.00; FY 19 est $226,264.00; FY 20 est $226,265.00; FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16$15,096,832.00; - n/a
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
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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