“This [Nuclear Security] Summit focuses on strengthening nuclear security and preventing terrorists, criminals and all other unauthorised actors from acquiring nuclear materials that could be used in nuclear weapons, and other radioactive mate
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office within the U.S.
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.
FY 2014 HSGP
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.