INFORMATION

Site Map - Homeland Security

Worldwide Terrorism by Region

- Quarterly region data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

Numbers

- 75The number of fugitive-operation teams now in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office, up from 15 in 2005. The increase has helped ICE catch 35,000 fugitive aliens.

State Perspective - Oregon

- Interview with Ken Murphy, director of Oregon Emergency Management.

Border Disorder

- America's vulnerabilities at the border keep growing, but experts say securing the U.S.-Canada border is both financially prohibitive and practically impossible.

Scouting for Signs of Pandemic

- By pooling and analyzing information from various sources, a newly launched program can spot a disease outbreak before it becomes a crisis.

Tracking Dangerous Cargo

- Find out how government and industry are taking steps to mitigate both safety and security risks that can arise when hazardous materials are transported by rail or truck.

Worldwide Terrorism by Target

- Quarterly target data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

State Perspective - Massachusetts

- Interview with Juliette N. Kayyem, Massachusetts' undersecretary of public safety for homeland security.

Interstate Interoperability

- Danville, Virginia, didn't need an incident of national significance to drive home the need for interoperable communications.

Games Aid Emergency Management

- New game-based training simulations are designed to reduce the cost and increase the effectiveness of disaster planning.

Regulatory Update

- Chart - Regulator Update

Grants Issued

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BE PREPARED

- Homeowners must also be prepared for terrorist incidents, says the Department of Homeland Security and the Homeowners Alliance. The two groups jointly released an emergency preparedness guide that encourages storing extra food and water, developing a communications network, and educating families on biological and chemical threats.   
 




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