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Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and I are closely monitoring the snow storm that is hitting the East Coast and the mid-Atlantic region in particular, and are prepared to assist local officials as needed. In the meantime, we encourage the public to follow the warnings and guidance of local officials, and go to for further information on what to do before, during and after the storm. 

Secretary Johnson Views Papal Security Operations in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Philadelphia to review the operational security and contingency planning in preparation for Pope Francis’ visit next week. Secretary Johnson has designated the Pope’s visit as a National Special Security Event (NSSE), which allows for enhanced cooperation of local, state and federal partners in establishing a safe and secure environment.

Prepare My Business for an Emergency

Prepare My Business for an Emergency

Businesses can do much to prepare for the impact of the many hazards they face in today’s world including natural hazards, human-caused hazards or technology related hazards.

A Resilient Nation

 Benjamin Earwicker

Over the past year and throughout my career, I've visited communities hit by natural disasters across the country and spoke

When Every Second Counts

On November 10th, Chad Hersey received the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Director’s Life Saving Award from FLETC Director Connie L.


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