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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 88 / Friday, May 7, 2010 / Notices sustainability of programs and services that help newly-arrived refugees secure employment, overcome language and cultural barriers, become economically self-sufficient, and integrate into their new communities. Through this provision of technical assistance, ECDC will ensure a more effective service component by focusing on reducing social service gaps, increasing refugee access to mainstream resources and services, and helping CBOs build capacity and sustainability. Contact for Further Information: Kenneth Tota, Deputy Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20047. Telephone: 202–401–4858; e-mail: ktota@acf.hhs.gov. Dated: April 28, 2010. Eskinder Negash, Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. 2010–10809 Filed 5–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement; Urgent Single Source Grant to Survivors of Torture International (SOTI) jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice to Award an Urgent Single Source Grant to Survivors of Torture International (SOTI). CFDA Number: 93.604. Legislative Authority: ‘‘Torture Victims Relief Act (TVRA) of 1998,’’ Public Law 105–320 (22 U.S.C. 2152 note), reauthorized by Public Law 109– 165 in January 2006. Section 5(a) provides for ‘‘Assistance for Treatment of Torture Victims.—The Secretary of Health and Human Services may provide grants to programs in the United States to cover the cost of the following services: (1) Services for the rehabilitation of victims of torture, including treatment of the physical and psychological effects of torture. (2) Social and legal services for victims of torture. (3) Research and training for health care providers outside of treatment centers, or programs for the purpose of enabling such providers to provide the services described in paragraph (1).’’ Amount of Award: $271,000. Project Period: March 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011. Summary: Notice is hereby given that an urgent single-source award will be VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:19 May 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 made to Survivors of Torture International (SOTI), San Diego, CA, to provide comprehensive rehabilitative services to incoming Iraqi and other survivors of torture, who are in need of specialized services, to regain their health and independence and rebuild productive lives. In addition to providing direct services, SOTI will train area providers to effectively serve this population and leverage resources within the community. SOTI will also focus on building and sustaining collaboration among other providers to serve this population. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, due to an increase in the funding appropriation under the TVRA, an additional amount of $271,000 is available for direct services through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Services for Survivors of Torture Program. In FY 2009, a total of 3,667 Iraqi refugees and holders of Special Immigrant Visas were resettled in the San Diego metropolitan area. Some of these individuals have suffered torture prior to arrival in the United States and are in need of specialized services. San Diego, CA, is the area of the country most heavily impacted in terms of Iraqi refugee arrivals. SOTI has a long history of serving torture survivors in San Diego county, has developed a large network of pro bono providers, is well known in the community, and possesses the clinical and programmatic expertise to serve the survivors. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Refugee Resettlement; Urgent Single Source Grant to 
Survivors of Torture International (SOTI)

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice to Award an Urgent Single Source Grant to Survivors of 
Torture International (SOTI).

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    CFDA Number: 93.604.
    Legislative Authority: ``Torture Victims Relief Act (TVRA) of 
1998,'' Public Law 105-320 (22 U.S.C. 2152 note), reauthorized by 
Public Law 109-165 in January 2006. Section 5(a) provides for 
``Assistance for Treatment of Torture Victims.--The Secretary of Health 
and Human Services may provide grants to programs in the United States 
to cover the cost of the following services: (1) Services for the 
rehabilitation of victims of torture, including treatment of the 
physical and psychological effects of torture. (2) Social and legal 
services for victims of torture. (3) Research and training for health 
care providers outside of treatment centers, or programs for the 
purpose of enabling such providers to provide the services described in 
paragraph (1).''
    Amount of Award: $271,000.
    Project Period: March 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.
    Summary: Notice is hereby given that an urgent single-source award 
will be made to Survivors of Torture International (SOTI), San Diego, 
CA, to provide comprehensive rehabilitative services to incoming Iraqi 
and other survivors of torture, who are in need of specialized 
services, to regain their health and independence and rebuild 
productive lives. In addition to providing direct services, SOTI will 
train area providers to effectively serve this population and leverage 
resources within the community. SOTI will also focus on building and 
sustaining collaboration among other providers to serve this 
population.
    In Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, due to an increase in the funding 
appropriation under the TVRA, an additional amount of $271,000 is 
available for direct services through the Office of Refugee 
Resettlement (ORR) Services for Survivors of Torture Program. In FY 
2009, a total of 3,667 Iraqi refugees and holders of Special Immigrant 
Visas were resettled in the San Diego metropolitan area. Some of these 
individuals have suffered torture prior to arrival in the United States 
and are in need of specialized services. San Diego, CA, is the area of 
the country most heavily impacted in terms of Iraqi refugee arrivals. 
SOTI has a long history of serving torture survivors in San Diego 
county, has developed a large network of pro bono providers, is well 
known in the community, and possesses the clinical and programmatic 
expertise to serve the survivors.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Munia, Director, Division of 
Community Resettlement, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 901 D Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20047. Telephone: 202-401-4559. E-mail: 
Ronald.Munia@acf.hhs.gov.

    Dated: April 28, 2010.
Eskinder Negash,
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
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