S&T is working to help communities plan for and respond to the effects of climate change.
Learn how DHS S&T and our Component partners are incorporating innovative climate adaptation solutions into national preparedness efforts and addressing key vulnerabilities to mitigate the effects of climate change and bolster our national resilience.
S&T and Fannie Mae will conduct joint research to identify ways to expand the use of flood insurance to reduce the financial losses suffered by homeowners and creditors in future storms.
S&T is developing new tools to support risk-based analysis for climate adaptation and disaster resilience.
On the 42nd anniversary of the formation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on Risk Rating 2.0, a bold new update to the National Flood Insurance Program’s pricing methodology.
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is joining forces with federal, state, local, and international partners to leverage expertise and share best practices among flood response stakeholders.
The Flood Risk Assessment and Reduction Community Guidebook was developed as part of an initiative led by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) in collaboration with the DHS S&T Flood Apex Program.
DHS S&T released “Low Cost Flood Sensors: Urban Installation Guidebook” to do just that—help communities deploy and operate low cost sensors for flood monitoring and management.
Available both on the web and via a mobile app, SABER provides users with a means to upload and share real-time business status information with other organizations, particularly government aid entities such as FEMA, during an emergency or crisis.
DHS S&T awarded $3.2 million to California-based small business Intellisense Systems, Inc. for Phase III of a DHS SBIR program focused on designing, developing and testing a network of inexpensive, deployable flood inundation sensors.