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  • FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Speeds Recovery

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    FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Speeds Recovery

    FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Speeds Recovery




    FEMA says advanced payments of $5,000 available to policyholders


    Washington, DC - - (September 20, 2018) - - FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is supporting policyholders impacted by the devastating flooding following Hurricane Florence. To help speed recovery, the NFIP is allowing advanced payments to policyholders on their flood insurance claims. When a policyholder contacts their insurer, the policyholder can receive an advance payment of up to $5,000 on a flood claim, without an adjuster visit or additional documentation. Additionally,...
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  • Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on President Trump’s National Biodefense Strategy

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on President Trump’s National Biodefense Strategy




    (September 18, 2018) - - The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement in support of President Trump’s National Biodefense Strategy: “Biological threats—whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate in origin—are among the most serious threats facing the United States today. As part of the President’s efforts to ...
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Fund First National Center of Excellence for Veteran and Caregiver Research

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Fund First National Center of Excellence for Veteran and Caregiver Research




    Washington, DC - - (September 7, 2018) - - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will fund a new center of excellence to expand the department’s capacity to deliver innovative, data-driven and integrated approaches to improve services for Veterans and their caregivers.

    Managed by VA’s Office of Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), the first of its kind center will be named for Sen. Elizabeth Dole in recognition
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Reissues the NTAS Bulletin

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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Reissues the NTAS Bulletin

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Reissues the NTAS Bulletin



    Washington, DC - - (September 14, 2018) - - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen M. Nielsen reissued the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the terror threat to the U.S. homeland. After carefully considering the current threat environment, as well as input from the Department’s intelligence and law enforcement partners, Secretary Nielsen determined it is necessary to extend the NTAS Bulletin at...
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  • Message from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on National Preparedness Month

    Message from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on National Preparedness Month




    (August 30, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the following information: “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” That is the theme this September for National Preparedness Month, an opportunity for us to remind our families, friends, and communities to get ready for disasters and emergencies before they strike. Thinking ahead can save lives. So we are working to create a “culture of preparedness” nationwide,...
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  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says in Op-Ed that Our National Security Depends on a Healthy Aluminum Industry

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says in Op-Ed that Our National Security Depends on a Healthy Aluminum Industry



    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross




    (August 22, 2018) In an Op-Ed published in the Ferdinand News (Ferdinand, IN) and Spencer County Leader (Rockport, IN), U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the following: The United States cannot expect to field a modern military if it does not have the capability to produce the high-purity aluminum required to build and maintain armaments used by our military. President Donald J. Trump understands this essential principle, and therefo...
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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Failure of a Railroad and a City to Address Grade Crossing Hazards is Probable Cause of Fatal Mississippi Crash

    National Transportation Safety Board says Failure of a Railroad and a City to Address Grade Crossing Hazards is Probable Cause of Fatal Mississippi Crash



    (August 7, 2018) - - The failures of a freight train company and a city to mitigate known safety hazards at a Biloxi, Mississippi, grade crossing is the probable cause of a fatal crash there, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its report issued Tuesday. A chartered ECHO Transportation motorcoach carrying 49 senior citizens to a Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapte...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Hosts National Exercise on Election Security

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Hosts National Exercise on Election Security




    (August 15, 2018) - - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hosted the “Tabletop the Vote 2018: DHS’ National Election Cyber Exercise,” a three-day, first-of-its-kind exercise to assist DHS and our federal partners, state and local election officials, and private vendors in identifying best practices and areas for improvement in cyber incident planning, preparedness, identification, response, and recovery. Through...
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  • Jennifer Homendy Sworn in as Board Member of the National Transportation Safety Board

    Jennifer Homendy Sworn in as Board Member of the National Transportation Safety Board




    ​Washington, DC - - (August 20, 2018) - - Jennifer Homendy was sworn in Monday as a board member of the National Transportation Safety Board during a brief ceremony at NTSB headquarters.

    The addition of Homendy means the agency now has all five board member positions filled. The board operated with four members from April 2014 to December 2017 and with just three members since January 2018 until the arrival of its new Vice Chairman Aug. 7.





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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Availability for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants




    Washington, DC - - (August 8, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) today announced the availability of up to $100 million for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants to provide training and career services to dislocated workers affected by major economic dislocations.

    Supported by the Workforce
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  • U.S. Census Bureau Announces New National Advisory Committee Leadership

    U.S. Census Bureau Announces New National Advisory Committee Leadership







    (August 7, 2018) - - The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that Carol Gore is now serving as chair of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations.



    Carol Gore


    Ms. Gore is president and chief executive officer of Cook Inlet Housing Authority. She has served on the committee for five years including the past three years as NAC vice chair. Julie Dowling is now assuming the role of NAC vice chair. Dr. Dowling is an associate professor in the Department of Latina/La...
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  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Issues Directive for National Marine Fisheries Service to Facilitate Water Access in California Wildfire Relief Efforts

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Issues Directive for National Marine Fisheries Service to Facilitate Water Access in California Wildfire Relief Efforts




    (August 8, 2018) - - Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross...
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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the National Symposium on Forensic Science

    Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the National Symposium on Forensic Science




    Washington, DC - - (August 7, 2018) - -

    Remarks as prepared for delivery


    Thank you for that kind introduction, Chris. Welcome to the National Symposium on Forensic Science. We are honored to host local, state, and federal prosecutors at the Department of Justice for this event. We are proud to co-sponsor this Symposium with the National Association of Attorneys General and the National District Attorneys Association. Our Department enjoys a strong relationship with your organizations, and we appreciate your support. Last year, amid a surge of violent crime and drug overdose deaths, one of our Department’s top priorities was to reinforce the federal government’s coordination with state and local law enforcement. President Trump considers it imperative for federal prosecutors to support state and local partners and help to reduce crime. Attorney General Jeff Sessions consistently emphasizes that most law enforcement officers work for state and local agencies, and we cannot fight crime effectively unless we are working together. I worked closely with state and local prosecuto
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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Initial Review of Duck Boat Digital Video Recorder System Completed

    National Transportation Safety Board says Initial Review of Duck Boat Digital Video Recorder System Completed





    (July 27, 2018) - - The National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday the completion of the initial review of the digital video recorder system recovered from the DUKW “Stretch Boat 7” that sank July 19 near Branson, Missouri.
    The “Ride The Ducks” amphibious vehicle had 29 passengers and two crewmembers aboard for a tour when weather conditions deteriorated on Table Rock Lake. One crewmember and 16 passengers died in the accident.





    In this NTSB July 26, 2018, photo, the SD card is shown from the digital video recorder system onboard the amphibious DUKW "Stretch Boat 7" that sank July 19 near Branson, Missouri. (NTSB Photo)
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Hosts Successful First-Ever National Cybersecurity Summit

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Hosts Successful First-Ever National Cybersecurity Summit





    (August 1, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the following information: On July 31, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hosted the first-of-its-kind National Cybersecurity Summit in New York City, bringing together industry partners and top federal officials with the goal of laying out a vision for a collective defense strategy to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure. The summit brought together Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary Kirstjen M....
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