As a new school year begins, we’re reminded that we never really stop learning. Throughout September, S&T will share preparedness tools and resources for communities and first responders.
National Preparedness Month
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.
This R&D Impacts Update showcases how investments in science and technology are enhancing the nation’s resilience and ability to adapt to current and projected emerging threats, including wildfires, floods, and hurricanes.
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.