Extreme weather events are foreshadowing over the horizon eventualities and implications to managing risks and safeguarding our future. This paper details opportunities for improved prevention and response in the U.S. Arctic and Alaska. By better understanding the impacts on diverse communities across this region, the Department can enhance preparedness to changing threat environments – for all parts of the country.
Preparedness in Times of Rapid Change underscores the world of tomorrow may be vastly different and may not easily scale from where we are today. Emerging technologies and extreme weather events are intertwined with the way we see the world is changing. Drawing science and technology into this conversation enables us to see impacts differently and better understand what is needed to relieve the burden on security operators, including first responders, who face expansive demands.
Newly published papers offer a visionary look at the emerging threat landscape and opportunities on the horizon to tackle these threats head on.
Resources from S&T’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory can help state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions plan for and recover from radiological or nuclear incidents.
On Sept. 14, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approved an emergency declaration for Maine, which allows for federal assistance to supplement the state’s response efforts ahead of potential effects from Hurricane Lee.
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.
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.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced more than $2 billion in funding for eight fiscal year 2023 preparedness grant programs
To better prepare for natural disasters, the S&T-funded Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is reaching out across communities especially vulnerable to natural hazards.