In October 2013, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) partnered with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Marine Sciences Laboratory to host a day of maritime radiological and nuclear detectio
DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office is responsible for ensuring that the nation’s nuclear forensics capability is prepared to respond to a radiological or nuclear event.
The FY 2013 HSGP plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System (NPS) by supporting the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal (NPG) of a se
During her visit to New York City, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today participated in a naturalization ceremony for 137 naturalization candidates from 43 countries. Secretary Napolitano administered the Oath of Allegiance and delivered remarks.
As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced final allocations for seven FY 2013 DHS preparedness grant programs, including the Homeland Security Grant Program.
In July 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with its interagency partners, launched the 2012 Fusion Center Assessment (2012 Assessment).
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Joplin, Mo. where she joined Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Joplin Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean, Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Rich Serino and Red Cross President Gail McGovern to participate in the 2nd Annual Day of Remembrance of the Joplin tornado. During the event, Secretary Napolitano presented the 2012 Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience to Jane Cage, Chair of the Citizens Advisory Recovery Team (CART), and the citizens of Joplin, recognizing their contributions in the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes in May 2011.
“Tomorrow, May 22, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will travel to Oklahoma to meet with state and local officials and ensure that first responders are receiving the assistance they need in on-going response and recovery efforts to the severe weather that impacted the region. More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized."
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the release of FY 2013 Funding Opportunity Announcements for eight U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) preparedness grant programs totaling over $1.5 billion to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector in strengthening our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies in support of the National Preparedness Goal and the National Preparedness System.