347Jun 25, 2013
Federal Emergency Management Agency Grants
Witnesses testified on the value of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) preparedness grants. Since September 11, 2001, governments at all levels had spent $40 billion to prepare for ...
258Aug 23, 2011
U.S. Homeland Security Challenges
The Heritage Foundation held a forum on the findings of its new report on challenges to homeland security a decade after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In their discussion panel ...
171Aug 27, 2010
State and Local Homeland Security
Panelists talked about homeland security at the state and local level. Among the topics they addressed were the need for counterterrorism reforms, responding to security threats, inter-agency ...
75Aug 18, 2009
State Emergency Management Efforts
Nancy Dranani delivered remarks on the role of state and local governments in disaster response. Among the topics she addressed were inter-agency coordination, training an preparation for ...
11Jan 3, 2006
Urban Area Security Initiative Grants
Seretary Chertoff and Mr. Mayer briefed reporters on new grant programs for urban area security as a part of developing a risk-based strategy for homeland security. The program was ...
90Jul 19, 2005
Homeland Security Preparedness
The guest talked about funding for state and local first responders, including the Homeland Security Department assessment of risk to communities and the affect on funding and first ...