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Beat the Heat DC

The heat index is a measurement that combines the effects of heat and humidity.

Community Services
Special Events

Information on requesting outreach services and community events.

Emergency Management
Snow Storm

Steps to create an emergency plan for your family.

The District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency is a unique and dynamic organization dedicated to protecting against, planning for, responding to, and recovering from natural and man-made hazards. 

Training services

Provide training for workers to ensure that citizens can protect themselves in a crisis. 

FEMA Training

Training the District on the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System.

NMS Homeland Security


Network Monitoring System (NMS)

Service Special Events
Cherry Blossom Parade

Information on the permitting and licensing process for special events.