To better prepare for natural disasters, the S&T-funded Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is reaching out across communities especially vulnerable to natural hazards.
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.
S&T-funded technology could soon assist first responders with assessing disaster scenes and delivering lifesaving supplies and communications to survivors.
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.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the release of the funding notice for eight different types of preparedness grants worth nearly $1.87 billion. Together, these programs provide more than $1.8 billion in critical funding to assist our state and local partners in building and sustaining capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other disasters.
Two CUSEC apps help emergency managers prepare for and recover from disasters like earthquakes. Both are free and available for use via the S&T-supported Regional Information Sharing Platform.