Feb
20
2008

ICF International Awarded Task Order by Department of Homeland Security Valued at $5.6 Million

Firm to Support Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness Office

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, February 20, 2008 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced it has won a new task order valued at $5.6 million with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness (BCEP). The task order was issued under a Blanket Purchase Agreement awarded to ICF in June 2006 to supply professional and program management support services to DHS headquarters. It has been funded for the first year at $1.4 million, with two option years.

Under the task order, ICF will support BCEP activities to ensure the DHS headquarters is able to continue operations during any emergency situation. This is ICF’s first task order for new work with BCEP, the office responsible for setting continuity of operations policy for all DHS offices and divisions. ICF is partnering on this work with Lockstep Consulting, LLC, a national security/emergency preparedness consultant.
 
“ICF is committed to supporting the Department of Homeland Security’s vital mission to protect the nation’s safety and ensuring its ability to remain operational at all times, during any emergency,” said Anita Tallarico, an ICF senior vice president and emergency management expert. “We value this opportunity and are pleased to expand our relationship with the Department of Homeland Security to include this important branch and scope of work.”

 

 

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 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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For Immediate Release
Polly Shannon
1.703.934.3144

 
 
 

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