Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas delivered the following remarks at the International Association of Fire Chiefs annual conference, Fire Rescue International, in San Antonio, Texas.
Biden-Harris Administration Announces over $1 Billion in Project Selections to Make Communities More Resilient to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
Today, Vice President Kamala Harris, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas, and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced the selections for $1.16 billion in climate resilience funding through two competitive grant programs to help communities across the nation enhance climate and disaster resiliency.
Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas delivered the following remarks for the 11th Annual Building Resilience Through Private-Public Partnerships conference in Washington, DC.
DHS announced the winners of the Cooling Solutions Challenge prize competition who were awarded funding for their innovative and creative ideas that sought climate-friendly cooling solutions to protect people in extreme heat conditions.
The Plum Island Animal Disease Center recently received word that studies of the nearshore waters and seafloor surrounding the lab have found a thriving ecosystem and pristine waters.
The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2023. The President’s Budget details his vision to expand on the historic progress our country has made over the last year and delivers the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address—to build a better America, reduce the deficit, reduce costs for families, and grow the economy from the bottom up and middle out. The President's Fiscal Year 2023 Budget for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is $97.3 billion, an increase of $6.5 billion from the Fiscal Year 2022 President’s Budget.
U.S. Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development Launch Joint Effort With Puerto Rico to Modernize Energy Grid
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joined the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to launch a new effort to accelerate work to strengthen the island’s grid resilience and advance new initiatives to enhance Puerto Rico’s energy future.