DHS is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all our employees. Diversity makes us better as a Department, and the contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) employees strengthen DHS in many d
Today, I am proud to announce the launch of the redesigned Blue Campaign, the Department of Homeland Security’s unified voice for combating human trafficking.
This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. FEMA and its federal, state and local partners are encouraging all Americans to pledge to prepare their homes, families and businesses for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins Saturday, June 1 and lasts until November 30.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as part of the Administration’s Digital Government Strategy, has reached key agency milestones to enable a more efficient and coordinated digital service delivery.
In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign initiated a project to help law enforcement more effectively identify human trafficking victims, traffickers, and accomplices, in collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice, and the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center.
In the aftermath of the devastation caused by severe weather in Moore, Okla., the support and generosity shown by the American people for those in need underscores our compassion and resilience as a nation. Unfortunately, cyber criminals and hackers often exploit tragedies and other high profile news stories, reminding us of the importance of staying safe online.
(Originally posted by FEMA) Yesterday evening a large tornado touched down near Moore, Oklahoma, leaving massive destruction in its path. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and communities affected by the tornadoes.
Every day, we see paramedics or firefighters, but many of us do not actually stop to think about what they do or thank them for their service until a crisis occurs. National EMS Week is the perfect opportunity to recognize and salute every man and women serving in emergency medical services for their tireless service.
As we celebrated National Police Week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) honored the men and women of the law enforcement community and remembered those who have given their lives in the line of duty.
Yesterday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) held the Valor Memorial and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza in Washington, D.C. The ceremony honored five Border Patrol agents who died in the line of duty during 2012 protecting the U.S., as well as the men and women of CBP and its legacy agencies who previously gave their lives while serving their country.