DHS S&T has been working with the FEMA IPAWS office and state and local response teams since early 2009 to develop effective alerts, warnings, and notifications programs, as well as identifying gaps in existing IPAWS alerting messaging.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA, in coordination with DHS S&T, has released the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Program Planning Toolkit.”
Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) released a request for information on handheld, portable, and desktop explosives trace detectors (ETDs) that can analyze wipe samples collected from surfaces of packages, baggage, automobiles, or other objects
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mission is simple - to help people before, during and after disasters.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) strives to stay at the leading edge of innovative solutions to challenging technical problems. Using this year’s National Preparedness Month weekly themes as a guide, I’d like to take the opportunity to highlight some S&T programs worthy of a merit badge for the contributions they’ve made to our nation’s preparedness.
Deltares will develop a community-oriented, flood hazard modeling process using open source data, models and software.
The Department of Homeland Security remains dedicated to leading the national response against COVID-19.
Mission Critical Occupations (MCOs) are considered core to DHS and these occupations most directly affect mission success. Priority MCOs are identified as having the greatest impact on the Department’s goals and objectives.
The Secretary of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) oversees the third largest Cabinet Department and leads our nation's efforts to secure our country from terrorism to natural disasters.
As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf today announced final allocations of $385 million for seven Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 DHS competitive preparedness grant programs.