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DHS National Infrastructure Protection Plans to Include Climate Change


As stated in their notice to the Federal Register, and highlighted by FierceHomelandSecurity, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is due to update its National Infrastructure Protection Plans (or NIPP), will include climate change and aging infrastructure “as part of the all-hazards approach in reviewing and rewriting the NIPP.”

The full DHS notice can he found here.

Letter to President Obama on Climate Change: From the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Barack_Obama_with_Oval_Office_artThe President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, or PCAS, recently released a set of recommendations for President Obama on addressing climate change. The top-line recommendations include: (more…)

FEMA’s National Preparedness Symposium

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is a key part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is currently holding a National Preparedness Symposium which “includes stakeholders across all areas and levels of emergency management, discussing how to increase emergency preparedness in a way that builds community resiliency.” (more…)

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