DHS S&T announced a contract award to G&H International Services, Inc. to design, develop and implement a Community Lifeline Status System for FEMA to assist in helping emergency management organizations establish standardized and integrated systems to the already existing Community Lifeline Construct.
Through an interagency collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Defense, and Cummings, Inc., an advanced hydrogen (H2) fuel cell truck prototype—known as H2Rescue—is being developed and testedy.
The costs of both manmade and natural disasters continue to rise on an annual basis in the United States and around the globe. This research and development will pursue new technologies and standards to streamline Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster resilience investments in insurance, mitigation, and recovery operations.
Natural disasters are a significant cause of fatalities and economic loss in the United States with recovery as the most expensive and time-consuming phase of disaster management. DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Community and Infrastructure Resilience Program (C&IR) began the Disaster Response project to develop new processes, products, and standards that will improve operations and outcomes within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its state, local, tribal, and territorial partners.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) released a request for information (RFI) about commercially available self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to meet the needs of emergency responders.
Translations: DHS Statement on the Importance of Seeking Safety and Support Regardless of Immigration Status Following Recent Severe Weather in the South and Midwest
The following are translations of the DHS Statement on the Importance of Seeking Safety and Support Regardless of Immigration Status Following Recent Severe Weather in the South and Midwest.