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Federal Agencies Influencing Resilience Policy

Similar to the ‘Alerts’ page, this page helps to ground resilience theory and concepts with news and current events related to some of the Federal agencies influencing resilience policy. Short excerpts from RSS news feeds are updated every two hours. The following agencies are included:

  • NSF: National Science Foundation
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • DHS: Department of Homeland Security
  • DoT: Department of Transportation
  • FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • NIEH: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Click the tabs and scroll the pages to review the excerpts. Click on the ‘Read More’ link for more detailed information and to access a link to the source website. Please contact us to recommend other agencies influencing resilience policy.

NSF

National Science Foundation

This week with NSF Director Panchanathan

This week with NSF Director Panchanathan

NSF Director Panchanathan welcomed Ireland's science minister to NSF headquarters this week and joined a working dinner discussion at the U.S. Chamber ...
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NSF invests $9.8M to advance equitable water solutions

NSF invests $9.8M to advance equitable water solutions

The U.S. National Science Foundation is advancing equitable water solutions, investing $9.8 million in 15 multidisciplinary teams selected for Phase 1 of ...
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NSF spurs technology development of biological and chemical sensing applications

NSF spurs technology development of biological and chemical sensing applications

The U.S. National Science Foundation is investing $10.4 million to develop innovative technologies and solutions to address a wide range of challenges ...
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New NSF-funded infrastructure will transform ability to study elemental processes in living systems

New NSF-funded infrastructure will transform ability to study elemental processes in living systems

Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a nearly $20 million award that will support the construction of novel infrastructure to ...
/ National Science Foundation
This week with NSF Director Panchanathan

This week with NSF Director Panchanathan

This week, NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan joined a Biden-Harris administration signing ceremony to launch new funding for "CHIPS and Science Act of ...
/ National Science Foundation
NSF director joins heads of multiple government agencies in signing consortium agreement at ceremony hosted by the White House

NSF director joins heads of multiple government agencies in signing consortium agreement at ceremony hosted by the White House

Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan gathered with leaders from the White House; the departments of Commerce, Defense and ...
/ National Science Foundation

CDC

Center for Disease Control–Emergency Preparedness & Response

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention News

Case count doubles and recalls expand in Salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupes and pre-cut fruit products

Case count doubles and recalls expand in Salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupes and pre-cut fruit products ...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention News

CDC and FDA Expedite the Availability of Additional Doses of New RSV Immunization for Infants

Today, CDC announced the release of more than 77,000 additional doses of Beyfortus(TM) (nirsevimab-alip (100 mg), a long-acting monoclonal antibody designed to ...

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

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CDC Travel

US Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation

Level 2 – Chikungunya in Timor-Leste

There is an outbreak of chikungunya in Timor-Leste. You can protect yourself by preventing mosquito bites ...
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Department of Transportation

Level 1 – Western Equine Encephalitis Virus in South America

There are reports of Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV) infections in horses, humans or both, in parts of Argentina and ...
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Department of Transportation

Level 1 – Oropouche Fever in Brazil

There is an outbreak of Oropouche fever in the Amazonas and Acre states of Brazil. Travelers to these states of ...
/ DoT
Department of Transportation

Level 2 – Global Polio

Some international destinations have circulating poliovirus. Before any international travel, make sure you are up to date on your polio ...
/ DoT
Department of Transportation

Level 1 – Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Mexico

There have been reports of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in people traveling to the United States from Tecate, in ...
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Department of Transportation

Level 1 – Global Measles

Many international destinations are reporting increased numbers of cases of measles. Country List : Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African ...
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FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA news

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in San Diego County

San Diego, Calif. – The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the County of San Diego and FEMA, along with ...
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FEMA news

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Spokane County

Spokane, Wash.  - Two Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday, Feb. 29, in Spokane County to assist residents who were affected by the Gray and ...
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FEMA news

Calls From FEMA May Come From Unidentified Numbers

NASHVILLE – FEMA may need to contact Tennessee residents who applied for assistance after the Dec. 9, 2023, storms and tornadoes. Applicants ...
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FEMA news

FEMA Approves $17.1M for Hurricane Ian Debris Removal in Charlotte County

FEMA has approved $17,146,064 in grant funding to reimburse Charlotte County for debris removal expenses after Hurricane Ian.The storm left extensive debris, ...
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FEMA news

FEMA Awards Kentucky Department of Education More Than $1.1 Million to Restore Knott County Area Technology Center

Frankfort, Ky. – FEMA has approved $1,142,754 in federal funding to The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) for damage caused by the ...
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FEMA news

Understanding Your FEMA Letter

Survivors who applied for assistance from FEMA after the December 17-21 severe storm and flooding will receive a letter from FEMA explaining ...
/ FEMA News

NIEH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Sister Study Turns 20

Sister Study Turns 20

50,000 women from across the U.S., including Puerto Rico are helping NIH find how the environment and genes influence breast cancer risk ...
Global Call to Action on Sleep Health Published in The Lancet Public Health

Global Call to Action on Sleep Health Published in The Lancet Public Health

A global call to action was published in The Lancet Public Health on September 28 that urges decisionmakers to recognize sleep health ...
High Levels of Particulate Air Pollution Associated With Increased Breast Cancer Incidence

High Levels of Particulate Air Pollution Associated With Increased Breast Cancer Incidence

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that living in an area with high levels of particulate air pollution was associated ...

NIST

National Institute of Standards & Technology–Resilience

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