Low-value equipment purchases under EMAP

The Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP) allows for the purchase of low-value equipment for emergency preparedness and mitigation projects through the program's proposal-based funding streams: Non-Structural Mitigation and Preparedness (NSMP) and FireSmart.

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Purchasing low-value equipment

This document is a reference guide and is not exhaustive. Contact your regional ISC emergency management coordinators for more information or consult the Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP) terms and conditions for other types of equipment purchases eligible under the response and recovery funding stream.

Subject to funding availability, low-value equipment is eligible for funding if it:

The use of the term low-value equipment is meant to distinguish it from high value capital equipment such as motorised vehicles, large trailers, RVs, and permanent back-up generators which are not eligible under EMAP.

Equipment not eligible for purchase under these funding streams

List of eligible low-value equipment

The following list provides examples of eligible low-value equipment.

This list represents decisions taken on a case by case basis and does not guarantee future funding decisions or policy development, which are also determined by funding availability and risk landscape and identification.

The EMAP program is flexible and can consider eligibility decisions on a case by case basis.

Eligible low-value equipment can include:

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