Homeland Security

Homeland Security


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Official).

Washington, D.C. · http://www.dhs.gov/

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Tip: Make a family contact sheet, and be sure every family member knows where to find it during/after a disaster.

Today, Secretary Napolitano testified before in her 44th congressional hearing, 17th before this committee:

Tip: Program “In Case of Emergency” contacts into your phone so emergency personnel can contact those people for you.

Tip: In case of a blackout, keep plastic containers of water in your fridge & freezer to help keep food cold for several hours

PHOTO: This morning, Secretary Napolitano attended a special naturalization ceremony for 225 new U.S. citizens

Tip: Tape your family's emergency contact numbers & meeting place(s) inside your child’s school binder.

Tip: Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance

On the anniversary of 9/11, we remember those we lost & reaffirm our commitment to a stronger, more resilient America.

September is National Preparedness Month. Read more & find out how YOU can pledge to prepare on our blog:

A quick look at where/how/why we have critical supplies ready to distribute after & other disasters

How does the access flooded towns & streets? W/ Disaster Assistance Response Teams. Here they are unloading

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