United States Department of Homeland Security ( DHS )


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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the United States and its territories (including protectorates) from and responding to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters. The Department of Homeland Security, and not the United States Department of the Interior, is equivalent to the Interior ministries of other countries. In fiscal year 2011, DHS was allocated a budget of $98.8 billion and spent, net, $66.4 billion.

DHS press release, blog etc

12/07/2017 - 11:11 Secretary Nielsen Announces the Establishment of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office
11/30/2017 - 10:45 Acting Secretary Duke: We Are Rethinking Homeland Security For A New Age
11/20/2017 - 18:16 Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Announcement On Temporary Protected Status For Haiti
11/17/2017 - 14:34 U.S. - EU Statement Following the U.S. - EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting
11/16/2017 - 07:04 Acting Secretary Duke Meets with Colombian Vice President Naranjo
11/14/2017 - 16:53 DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Visits Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
11/09/2017 - 09:32 DHS Aims to Hire Hundreds of Veterans from Veterans Recruitment Event
11/09/2017 - 00:09 Acting Secretary Duke Meets with UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd
11/08/2017 - 17:58 Hundreds of DHS Employees Nationwide Honored at Annual Secretarys Awards Ceremony
11/05/2017 - 20:22 Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua And Honduras
10/26/2017 - 16:47 Acting Secretary Duke Statement on President Trump Taking Action Against the Opioid Crisis
10/24/2017 - 15:56 Improved Security Procedures for Refugees Entering the United States
10/19/2017 - 09:15 Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke Discusses Shared Efforts to Combat Terrorism with Foreign Leaders
10/14/2017 - 13:45 DHS And Partners Convene First Election Infrastructure Coordinating Council
10/12/2017 - 16:09 DHS Releases Results of 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey
10/11/2017 - 18:09 DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Visits Puerto Rico
10/04/2017 - 13:41 FEMA Encourages Gulf Coast Residents to Monitor Status of Tropical Depression
09/29/2017 - 10:51 DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke in Puerto Rico: I Will Not Be Fully Satisfied Until Every Puerto Rican is Back Home