DHS S&T's Web-based HURREVAC platform integrates forecast and planning data to provide emergency managers with decision support tools for use in advance of and during tropical weather.
Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEFs) are those functions that need to be continuous or resumed within 12 hours after an event and maintained for up to 30 days or until normal operations can be resumed. PMEFs are validated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Community Coordinator.
NUSTL worked in partnership with DOE’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to depict the information through animated videos as an additional responder training tool on RDD response missions and tactics. Agencies, states, cities, and responders are encouraged to share the animations with their teams, colleagues, and partners so they can use the videos as a reference to visualize and understand the guidance.
On March 18, 2019, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the details of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget request to Congress for DHS and its component agencies and offices. The DHS request includes $51.7 billion in discretionary funding and an additional $19.4 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF). The Budget request provides critical resources to help our frontline personnel do their jobs to secure the homeland against all threats and hazards, and it ensures DHS is able to defend Americans against emerging dangers.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation. This effort includes partnering with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise, which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario near Memphis, Tennessee.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation. DHS S&T will partner with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario. The Shaken Fury exercise will take place May 29 to June 7, 2019 near Memphis, Tennessee.
On February 13, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released a statement on FEMA Administrator Brock Long’s announced resignation.
DHS S&T and FEMA awarded funding to the not-for-profit National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health to deliver free, lifesaving trauma training to high school age students.
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Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Pete Gaynor to be Deputy Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).