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Acting Secretary Wolf Announces New Homeland Security Advisory Council Members

On a call today with the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC), Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf introduced seven new members to the group of top industry leaders. In one of the largest HSAC member attended meetings in recent years, the group discussed a range of homeland security issues.

S&T PACER App Suite Fact Sheet

When disasters and flu outbreaks strike communities, hospitals; emergency responders; and other city, state, and federal response agencies need to know what resources are available to accommodate a potentially large influx of injured or ill patients. Until now, emergency planners have lacked reliable tools to help them manage their resources for specific disasters or disease outbreaks.

S&T Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard Fact Sheet and Video

A new method is helping communities clear a difficult disaster planning hurdle: integrating all the plans they have – such as those for transportation, parks, economic development, hazard mitigation, emergency management and comprehensive land use – so that the plans work together to reduce vulnerabilities to hazards.

S&T will be at SXSW 2019

Andre Hentz, S&T Deputy Under Secretary and Robert Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be presenting at SXSW on “Building Resilient Cities,” with former Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley and Rachel Horn from the Consumer Technology Association.

S&T JRII - Test Report

This test report summarizes the findings from JRII conducted at WDTC, U.S. Army DPG, Utah, from August 2015 through September 2016

Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Leads Hurricane Preparedness Exercise

On May 1, the Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen served as the principal federal official for domestic incident management, leading a national hurricane preparedness and response exercise for Cabinet members and senior administration officials hosted by the White House National Security Council. The National Level Exercise (NLE) 2018 brings together more than 250 federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, private industry, and non-governmental and community organizations to test their emergency response to a simulated major incident. The NLE 2018 scenario involves a hurricane that makes landfall in the Mid-Atlantic region near Hampton Roads, VA.

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