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Highly trained Security Officers operate at over 700 security checkpoints and nearly 7,000 baggage screening areas each day. They use the latest technology and equipment combined with continually improving screening techniques.

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Container Security Initiative (CSI) is a program intended to help increase security for containerized cargo shipped to the United States from around the world. CSI addresses the threat to border security and global trade posed by the potential for terrorist use of a maritime container to deliver a weapon.

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A nationally unified approach to incident management; standard command and management structures; and emphasis on preparedness, mutual aid and resource management.

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Information for travelers on airline carry on restrictions.

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Information on whether merchandise is subject to quota restrictions, international agreements, status reports and more.

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A nationwide grassroots effort to educate and train Americans of all abilities on all-hazards preparedness and to foster collaboration between non-governmental organizations, citizens, and emergency responders on community preparedness issues.

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A list of major disaster declarations, emergency declarations and fire management assistance declarations. You can also search for declared disasters by year or state.

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DHS offers additional victim assistance programs and services.
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This month, CRCL provided new guidance to federal, state, and local government and law enforcement officials sponsoring CVE, cultural awareness, or counterterrorism training.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced an expanded list of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) designated-degree programs that qualify eligible graduates on student visas for an optional practical training (OPT) extension.

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