Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

USAID Builds on Iraq Emergency Response

Monday, September 29th, 2014

In the past two month, the U.S. Agency for International Development has released a series of fact sheets outlining their role in the U.S. response to continuing conflict and hardship in Iraq…


USAID Outlines Ebola Response

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

On September 17, one day after President Obama laid out his response plan for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development released their fact sheet on the whole-of-government Ebola response…


Whole-of-Government Response to Ebola Epidemic

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

On September 16, President Obama announced the plan for the whole-of-government response to address the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, declaring the outbreak to be a national security priority…


State Issues Nonproliferation Compliance Report

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

This summer the U.S. Department of State issued the 2014 compliance report, which provides a detailed assessment of the adherence to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements or commitments of the U.S. and other nations…


State, Interagency Partner to Counter Terrorists

Friday, September 12th, 2014

On September 10, acting Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security and Multilateral Affairs addressed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security to discuss the threat posed by ISIL terrorists with Western passports…


FEMA Releases National Protection Framework

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards…


FEMA Issues Federal Interagency Operational Plans

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

In July 2014, the FEMA released the Federal Interagency Operational Plans. The plans describe how the federal government aligns resources and delivers core capabilities identified in the National Preparedness Goal…


National Preparedness Month

Friday, September 5th, 2014

September is National Preparedness Month, and many U.S. government departments and agencies and related nonprofits are encouraging Americans to take the necessary steps to ensure they are prepared in the event of a disaster or emergency…


DoD Updates Strategy for Countering WMDs

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

This June the Department of Defense released its strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction. The strategy emphasizes the importance of cooperating with DoD partners, including other U.S. government departments and agencies…


CNAS Reports on U.S. Port Resiliency in Disasters

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

In early August the Center for a New American Security released a report examining port recovery efforts during Hurricane Sandy. The report details the public and private sector collaboration that successfully prepared for recovery efforts…