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Modern Advancements in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
In the wake of recent crises and disasters, several innovative programs and tools have been developed to help enhance traditional homeland security and emergency management policies and structures. From grant funding to new Department of Homeland Security programs to technological improvements, this program examines the efforts to improve disaster prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
Stephanie L. Tennyson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.