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Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.
Following a radiological incident – such as a radiological dispersal device (RDD) detonation – community leaders would face many challenges, from determining the boundaries of potential radioactive contamination spread to restoring public access to those areas.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) plays a critical role in helping the Department prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement. By doing so, the OIG helps improve the economy, effectiveness, and efficiency of DHS programs and activities. The OIG does this through independent and objective audits, investigations, evaluations, and inspections. It cannot do so alone. To carry out this important mission, the OIG needs certain information (for example, facts, reports, statistics, and data) from the Department and our Components.
The DHS Climate Action Plan outlines the steps the Department is taking to tackle the climate crisis, including bolstering the Department’s ability to adapt to climate change, building national resilience, undertaking mitigation measures, and addressing key vulnerabilities. This plan is part of President Biden’s whole-of-government approach to confronting the climate crisis.
Department of Homeland Security instruction on the non-disclosure of information protected under 8 U.S.C. Section 1367. This section protects any information relating to non-citizens, and their beneficiaries, who are seeking or have been approved for immigrant status as (1) battered spouses, children and parents under provisions of Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); (2) victims of a severe form of human trafficking who generally are cooperating with law enforcement authorities; or (3) victims who have suffered substantial physical or mental abuse and are cooperating with law enforcement authorities.
DHS is committed to transforming our public-facing websites and digital services through the best practices of human-centered design. This work will reduce the administrative burden we place on the public and improve the quality of our services.
ICE has prepared this Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 4321 et seq.) and other relevant federal and state laws and regulations, as well as DHS Directive 023-01, Revision 01 and DHS Instruction Manual 023-01-001-01, Revison 01, Implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act. This Draft EA discloses the environmental impacts that would result from the Proposed Action and alternatives.
First responder vehicles are frequently involved in motor vehicle collisions, and these collisions are increasing at an alarming rate. To address this issue, DHS S&T created a program to develop an Emergency Vehicle Warning System that could be used in car systems or phone applications to notify civilian drivers as they approach both en-route and on-scene emergency vehicles.
On June, 2021, DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) hosted the Insights Outreach webinar featuring Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) Program Manager and portfolio company partners sharing examples of successful partnerships and explaining how companies can build a successful R&D partnership with DHS and SVIP.
This fact sheet outlines the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory's execution of test and evaluation (T&E) activities and technical advisory support for DHS S&T with a special focus on the assessment of counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) technologies.
DHS S&T Insights Outreach Webinar Series Presentation Brief: Finding Your Way Through LRBAA, April 6, 2021