At Domestic Preparedness, we strive to keep people informed and aware of the latest preparedness news. Please see below for more detailed updates we obtain each month from various resources. 


DHS Announces Additional $374.9 Million in Funding to Boost State, Local Cybersecurity

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the availability of $374.9 million in grant funding for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP). State and local governments face increasingly sophisticated cyber threats to their critical infrastructure and public safety. Now in its second year, the

HHS Awards $2.5 Million to Help Decrease Food Insecurity in Native Communities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Indian Health Service, awards $2.5 million in funding to support the development of produce prescription programs in tribal communities. The purpose of the IHS Produce Prescription Pilot Program is to help reduce food insecurity and improve health care outcomes among

Joint Statement from Mexico and the United States on Shared Efforts to Combat Illicit Fentanyl, Disrupt Arms Trafficking, and Humanely Manage Migration

On July 24, a U.S delegation led by Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Kristie Canegallo, Homeland Security Advisor Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco, and Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Rich Verma were hosted by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and senior Government

DHS S&T Awards Funds to PNNL to Research the Future of Emergency Management

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $1.67 million to the Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to conduct research on strengthening and reimagining the future emergency response structure. Tactical actions will focus on advancing next generation emergency operation centers (EOCs), supporting

DHS Announces Funding Allocations for FY 2023 Preparedness Grants

the Department of Homeland Security announced final allocations of $605 million in six Fiscal Year 2023 competitive preparedness grant programs. These allocations, together with the almost $1.4 billion in non-competitive grant funding announced earlier this year, total more than $2 billion in FY 2023 to help prepare our nation against threats

SAFECOM Nationwide Survey

Influence the future of emergency communications by participating in the SNS! Any agency or organization that is charged with a public-safety related mission and uses emergency communications technology is encouraged to take the survey.


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