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The objective of the TMU project is to provide the DHS customer with safe, secured storage of items obtained from visitors passing through a security checkpoint in the event that an item contains an explosive-based threat.
The First Aid for Severe Trauma (FAST) training program will provide no-cost trauma training for high school students through the American Red Cross.
This document helps to comprehensively outline the full ecosystem of an Alert, Warning, Notification (AWN) from the perspective of the general public.
This fact sheet and its compendium report on Cycles of Alerting bring the full ecosystem into focus with modern guidance for alert originators.
In recognizing the push and pull factors which cause irregular migration to the U.S., DHS has entered into agreements and arrangements with the countries of the northern region of Central America, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, to further expand asylum capabilities and improve safety, security, and prosperity throughout the region.
SEAR events are voluntarily submitted special events, which are sent to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Operations Coordination (OPS) by state, local, and federal officials for a risk assessment.
Below you will find information on policies, procedures, and general reference information related to personnel security at DHS. This information is provided to aid DHS’s industry partners, as well as the general public, in navigating the personnel security landscape when doing business with DHS.
SCIRA’s purpose is to assess the state of Smart Cities standards as they develop in the public safety arena and the development of an open architecture for interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) sensors.
Including first responders when developing an emergency plan and conducting exercises establishes relationships and helps ensure that chemical facilities have appropriate security measures in place in the event of a chemical incident.
Under CFATS, Tier 3 or 4 facilities may receive expedited approval of their Site Security Plan and enter directly into a regular cycle of compliance inspections.