The NHSC just released this call for papers. ————————————— Mark your calendars now to join us for the National Homeland Security Conference, hosted by the National Homeland Security Association and the City of Philadelphia May 20-22, 2014 at Philadelphia’s Convention Center. Our program will include general sessions featuring DHS, DOJ and DOD leadership and ten… Continue Reading »
NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of victims trapped in large piles of rubble resulting from a disaster.
A federal court in Des Moines, Iowa, accepted arguments by Justice Department lawyers to issue a temporary injunction to block the release by an Iowa Sherriff of e-mails pertaining to a public safety communication network.
The United States has experienced great turbulence in recent years, serving as a vivid reminder of the crucial role of leadership in cultivating resilient communities — communities able to prepare effectively for, respond to and recover from major crises.
With each emergency, the public’s use of social media increases and it becomes more apparent that government officials and emergency managers need to devise ways to not only respond to questions posted on these platforms, but also use them to glean information that can aid situational awareness.