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DHS Grants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides grants to state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions that can be used for training, exercises, planning, personnel, and equipment to prepare for many threats and hazards.

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Additional Resources

In addition to the risk-aligned resources, some resources contain critical information that supports overall resilience planning efforts.

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Natural Disasters

Natural disasters include all types of severe weather, which have the potential to pose a significant threat to human health and safety, property, critical infrastructure, and homeland security.

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Explosives Attack

Criminals and terrorists frequently use explosives to damage property, destroy critical infrastructure, intimidate victims, and attack unsuspecting civilians.

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Infectious diseases can spread with extreme rapidity, threatening the health and life safety of regional communities or global populations. On college and university campuses where faculty, students, and staff work and/or live in close proximity, epidemic or pandemic outbreaks have the ability to endanger the continuity of essential academic and administrative functions.

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Power Failure

Every day, the United States consumes a vast amount of energy. This energy dependence augments the threat of a catastrophic power failure given that even temporary or minor failures interrupt critical economic, communication, and security systems.


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