BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore will get nearly $1 million in federal funding to help the city prepare for potential catastrophes.

The city will receive $937,700 in funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program, a group of Democratic lawmakers, including Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes, said Monday.

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The grants will focus on regional planning, organization, training and exercises.

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Baltimore is one of eight local governments to get a share of the $10 million available in fiscal year 2019.

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Washington, D.C. also got more than $1.1 million in grants.