DEM 2016 Annual Report - Page 28

UUrban Areas Security Initiative ( UASI ) Every year , the Bay Area UASI administers millions of dollars of the federal homeland security UASI grant that is awarded to the region for disaster planning , response , and recovery . The grant funds emergency response and recovery planning , equipment , organization , training , and exercises . San Francisco is the fiscal agent for the grant . In 2016 , the Bay Area UASI managed nearly $ 24 million dollars throughout the San Francisco Bay Area region .