The Houston area will receive $15.7 million in federal funds to help increase security at local ports. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has tagged $445 million in grants for “infrastructure protection initiatives” by state and local...
Hot Topics – Emergency Preparedness
The Rockefeller Institute has published a comprehensive report on the fiscal impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – one year after the storms hit the Gulf Coast.
While cities across the country have worked to enhance disaster preparedness and emergency response plans, overall confidence levels leave room for improvement, according to a new survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
How can local officials prepare their communities for potential disasters – like hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires and floods? Disaster preparedness and recovery plans will be the topic of an upcoming web chat hosted by National City Network.
National Geographic’s “Inside the White House” allows visitors to learn more about the White House, and even try their hand at being President for the day!