Office of Refugee Resettlement; Division of Community Resettlement; Supplement to Community Refugee and Immigration Services, 41455 [E6-11578]

Download as PDF 41455 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 140 / Friday, July 21, 2006 / Notices SW., Washington, DC 20447, Phone: 202–401–4851. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement; Division of Community Resettlement; Supplement to Community Refugee and Immigration Services Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Community Resettlement, Administration for Children And Families, HHS. ACTION: Program expansion supplement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Community Resettlement, will award supplemental funds without competition to Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS). This supplement is being awarded for a project that will deliver comprehensive services to meet the housing, employment and case management needs of the Somali Bantu. The arrival of more than 200 Somali Bantu refugee secondary migrants into Columbus, Ohio, has severely impacted CRIS’ ability to provide employment and other services as well as the capacity of the local homeless shelter system in the community. This supplement will provide assistance with the needs of these refugees to ensure that they have adequate housing and other services to assist in their successful resettlement into this community. The grantee, Community Refugee and Immigration Services, is the Ohio affiliate of Church World Service and is engaged in the primary resettlement of newly arriving refugees in Franklin County. These supplemental funds will support 3 months of assistance at a cost of $116,133 in Federal support. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Benjamin, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Community Resettlement, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, Dated: July 14, 2006. Martha E. Newton, Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. E6–11578 Filed 7–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Educational Needs Assessment of International Drug Abuse Researchers Summary: Under the provisions of section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 1, 2006 [Pages 10539–10540] and allowed 60days for public comment. No public comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. The National Institutes of Health may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Proposed Collection: Title: The NIDA International Program Research Training Modules for International Application Needs Assessment Survey. Type of Information Collection Request: NEW. Need and Use of Information Collection: This is a request for a one-time clearance to undertake an educational needs assessment survey of NIDA’s collaborating international drug abuse researchers. The purpose of this survey is to more precisely define the educational needs of the international Estimated number of respondents rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 Drug abuse researcher respondents Physicians ........................................................................................................ 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Affected Public: International drug abuse researchers who are currently affiliated with or wish to be affiliated with the U.S. drug abuse research community. Type of Respondents/Drug Abuse Researchers: physicians, scientists, mental health workers, and scientists-in-training. The reporting burden is as follows: Estimated Total Annual Number of Respondents: 250; Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1; Average Burden Hours per Response: 0.09. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 22.5. There are no Capital Costs to report. There are no Operating or Maintenance Costs to report. The estimated annualized burden is summarized below. Estimated number of responses per respondent 100 70 40 40 40 250 E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 1 1 1 1 1 1 21JYN1 Average burden hours per response 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 Estimated total burden hours 9.0 6.3 3.6 3.6 3.6 22.5

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Refugee Resettlement; Division of Community 
Resettlement; Supplement to Community Refugee and Immigration Services

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Community 
Resettlement, Administration for Children And Families, HHS.

ACTION: Program expansion supplement.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Refugee 
Resettlement, Division of Community Resettlement, will award 
supplemental funds without competition to Community Refugee and 
Immigration Services (CRIS). This supplement is being awarded for a 
project that will deliver comprehensive services to meet the housing, 
employment and case management needs of the Somali Bantu.
    The arrival of more than 200 Somali Bantu refugee secondary 
migrants into Columbus, Ohio, has severely impacted CRIS' ability to 
provide employment and other services as well as the capacity of the 
local homeless shelter system in the community. This supplement will 
provide assistance with the needs of these refugees to ensure that they 
have adequate housing and other services to assist in their successful 
resettlement into this community.
    The grantee, Community Refugee and Immigration Services, is the 
Ohio affiliate of Church World Service and is engaged in the primary 
resettlement of newly arriving refugees in Franklin County.
    These supplemental funds will support 3 months of assistance at a 
cost of $116,133 in Federal support.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Benjamin, Office of Refugee 
Resettlement, Division of Community Resettlement, 370 L'Enfant 
Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Phone: 202-401-4851.

    Dated: July 14, 2006.
Martha E. Newton,
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
 [FR Doc. E6-11578 Filed 7-20-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P