Disaster Preparation


FEMA releases National Protection Framework



FEMA releases National Protection Framework

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...

2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review published by DHS



2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review published by DHS

In June the Department of Homeland Security published its second Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. The original QHSR, published in 2010, outlined the vision, mission areas, goals, and objectives for homeland security...

Report recommends improved transportation collaboration in disaster response



Report recommends improved transportation collaboration in disaster response

The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report in May of this year assessing the collaborative efforts made by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency during Hurricane Sandy...

IAE 14-01W Understanding Environmental Security and Climate Change



IAE 14-01W Understanding Environmental Security and Climate Change

This essay analyzes the impacts of climate change on the security of the United States, and helps military, defense, and other national security professionals understand environmental security issues by explaining how environmental issues become national security issues...