The DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) works to prevent attacks against the United States using a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) through timely, responsive support to operational partners.
The Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) leads DHS efforts and coordinates with domestic and international partners to safeguard the United States against CBRN and health security threats.
- Anticipate, identify, and assess current and emerging WMD threats.
- Strengthen detection and disruption of CBRN threats to the homeland.
- Synchronize homeland counter-WMD and health security planning and execution.
DHS CWMD is led by Acting Assistant Secretary Gary Rasicot.
- Readout of DHS CWMD Leadership Travel to Ohio BioWatch Lab and Alabama World Games | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD Securing the Cities Convenes a First-of-Kind Meeting for Senior State and Local Leaders | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD Assists to Keep the Boston Marathon Safe | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD Convenes BioWatch Advisory Committee Senior Leadership Meeting with State and Local Leaders | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD and Seattle Conduct a Biological Threat Preparedness Exercise | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD Awards Two Contracts for $60.8M to Equip DHS Partners with Radiological and Nuclear Detection Equipment | Homeland Security
- DHS CWMD Awards $6.7M Contract for U.S. Coast Guard Radiological and Nuclear Threat Detection Equipment
- DHS CWMD Awards $19.9M Contract to Equip DHS Partners with Radiological and Nuclear Detection Equipment
- DHS Announces Expansion of the Securing the Cities Program
- Seeking Information on CBRN Threat Detection Capabilities to Protect Cities
- CWMD Funds Design, Construction, and Deployment of Detection Equipment to Scan Cargo for Radiological and Nuclear Threats
- CWMD Awards Funding to Detect Radiological Threats
- CWMD Delivers Updated Technology to Detect Radiological Threats