The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) enhances preparedness across communities at the local, state, territorial, and tribal levels by supporting federal homeland security Component agencies, public safety officials, and first responders on a national scale.
S&T joins the research and development community, intergovernmental partners and the general public in commemorating National Preparedness Month—an annual reminder of how important it is for all of us to be ready for disasters and emergencies.
DHS is fundamentally a department of partnerships. Our ability to execute our critical mission relies on the strength of our partnerships with you and our other key partners across the public and private sectors. Every day, you serve on the front lines to keep our communities safe. We are committed to ensuring you have the tools, resources, and support you need to continue doing so successfully.
September is National Preparedness Month and at S&T we work around the clock to ensure those on the front lines are equipped with the resources they need to safeguard our communities.
Written testimony of FEMA Administrator for a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management hearing titled “Blackout! Are we Prepared to Manage the Aftermath of a Cyber-Attack or Ot
Federal Emergency Management Administrator (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addresses how FEMA fulfills its responsibility to lead the Nation’s response and recovery efforts for all hazards, to include the physical impacts of a massive power outage.
Written testimony of FEMA for a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management hearing titled “FEMA: Assessing Progress, Performance, and Preparedness”
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Protection and National Preparedness Deputy Administrator Timothy Manning addresses FEMA’s efforts to assist states in preparing for natural disasters and terrorism.
Written testimony of FEMA Administrator for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing titled “Ready and Resilient?: Examining Federal Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities”
Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addresses FEMA’s preparedness and response efforts post Hurricane Katrina.