Jul
10
2007

ICF International Awarded FEMA Task Order Valued Up to $26 Million to Implement Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program

Program Critical to Protection of Public Health and Safety in Communities Surrounding Nuclear Generating Facilities

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, July 10, 2007 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced it won a recompete task order for up to US$26 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to implement the agency’s Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) program. The program, established in 1980 following the 1979 accident at Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, is designed to ensure the safety of residents living near nuclear power plants.

The task order has been partially funded for $5.1 million. It is for 10 months, with three one-year options, and was awarded through the company’s subsidiary, ICF Incorporated, LLC.

ICF International is the only firm that FEMA has chosen to support its REP program since the contract was first opened to the private sector in 2000.
 
“ICF places tremendous value in FEMA’s renewed vote of confidence and believes the daily working relationships and trust built during the last six years have proven invaluable to carrying out the critical mission of protecting these communities in the event of a disaster,” said Anita Tallarico, a senior vice president and emergency management expert at ICF International. “Backed by the expertise of our people, the breadth of our knowledge, and state-of-the-art technology, ICF is able to address the challenges inherent in programs like this while continually improving processes and maintaining high-quality support of our client.”

Under the contract, ICF brings 145 qualified evaluators to perform in-depth assessments of state and local emergency preparedness surrounding U.S. nuclear power plants at FEMA’s full-scale exercises. Additionally, ICF experts develop training modules used by FEMA inspectors, build Web tools to enhance the agency’s technological capabilities, and develop communications strategies to inform communities about emergency preparedness. ICF will also work with the agency to advise on revisions and updates to current policy and regulatory documents to reflect the many advances in the REP Program during the past 25 years.  New to the task order is analyzing the safety of communities living near proposed new reactors.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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