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Articles about HSEMA in local, regional and national news:

November 1, 2018: AFRO: DC Mayor Announces New Grants to Improve Safety in Religious Institutions

October 29, 2018: WAMU: D.C. Will Give $1 Million To Religious Organizations For Security

October 29, 2018: DCist: D.C. Will Give Religious Institutions $1 Million to Ramp Up Security

October 25, 2018:  Homeland Security Today: How to Spot a Suspicious Package and What to Do Next

October 24, 2018: Fox4: What we know about the explosive devices targeting Democrats

October 24, 2018: NBC Washington: DC Homeland Security: Public Key to Preventing Attacks

October 24, 2018: ABC7 WJLA: DC's Director of Homeland Security urges vigilance after suspicious packages surface

September 12, 2018: Kojo Nnamdi Show: How to prepare for a hurricane

September 11, 2018: CurbedDC: D.C. declares state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

September 11, 2018: Washington Post: D.C. declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence, braces for 'torrential rain'

September 11, 2018: Fox5: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declares state of emergency in District ahead of Hurricane Florence

September 11, 2018: WAMU 88.5 News: D.C. Joins Maryland And Virginia In Declaring State Of Emergency As Hurricane Florence Approaches

September 11, 2018: WUSA9: DC prepares to protect downtown from Florence with levee that has never been used

August 12, 2018: Washington DC Patch: 'Unite The Right' Rally, Counter Protests Sunday: What To Know

August 9, 2018: WAMU 88.5 News: MPD Chief Says They're Ready For 'Unite The Right 2', As Mayor Activates Emergency Operations Center

August 3, 2018: Washingtonian: We Asked DC's Crisis-Management Team To Get us Out of an Escape Room

June 15, 2018: DCist: With A Heat Index Forecast to Hit 104, D.C. Activates First Heat Emergency Of The Season

June 12, 2018: WTOP: Your guide to the Capitals' victory parade

June 11, 2018: Fox5: Washington Capitals Stanley Cup championship victory parade route, street closures and other info

June 11, 2018: Washingtonian: Capitals DC Victory Parade: Road Closures, Bathrooms, Where to Charge Your Phone

June 11, 2018: ABC7 WJLA: GUIDE: Washington Capitals Stanley Cup championship parade/rally

May 31, 2018: Homeland Security Today: Hurricane Season 2018: How Emergency Leaders Plan to Weather the Storms

May 17, 2018: ABC7: Rescue crews on standby as flood risk to continue through Saturday across D.C. area

April 25, 2018: NBC4: Local Government Must Remain Vigilant Against Constant Cyberattack Attempts

April 25, 2018: NBC4: In Age of Daily Threats, Nearly Defunct D.C. Homeland Security Commission Gets New Life

April 23, 2018: WUSA9: DC on alert after driver kills pedestrians in Toronto

April 16, 2018: WUSA9: Don't turn off emergency alerts, even if your phone woke you at 4 a.m.

April 4, 2018: The Washington Post: Don't be alarmed if you get a loud noise and text Thursday on your mobile device

April 4, 2018: NBC4: Emergency Alert Test Headed to 5 Million Cellphones in DC Area on Thursday

April 2, 2018: HillRag: DC Emergency Alert System to be Tested Thursday

March 25, 2018: Washington Post: More armed police or fewer guns? How to fix our nation's gun violence issues.

March 24, 2018: Yahoo News: How D.C. protects rallies like the March for Our Lives

March 1, 2018: Fox5 DC: DC region prepares for potentially dangerous windstorm

February 28, 2018  WAMU 88.5 News: After Florida Shooting, Washington Area School Districts Mull More Security

February 11, 2018: Washington Examiner: Trump's military parade faces resistance from federal, local officials

February 7, 2018: NBC4: DC Mayor: 'Just Like the Wall', Trump Would have to Pay for Military Parade

February 7, 2018: The Washington Post: 'Tanks but no tanks': D.C. officials pan Trump's proposed grand military parade

February 7, 2018: WAMU 88.5 News: On Trump's Military Parade, D.C. Officials Say More Funk, Fewer Tanks

January 18, 2018: Kojo Nnamdi Show: Is The Sky Falling? How To Assess Emergency Alerts And Your Own Preparedness

January 17, 2018: WAMU: Why A False Emergency Alert Is Less Likely In Washington Than In Hawaii

January 16, 2018: Telemundo: Washington DC busca evitar alertas por error

January 16, 2018: ABC7 WJLA: Amid recent false alarms in Hawaii and Japan, are D.C.'s fallout shelters obsolete?

January 16, 2018: NBC4: DC Officials Say False Emergency Alarm Is Unlikely

December 15, 2017: Fox5 DC: ISIS threat? New propaganda poster shows Washington National Cathedral on fire

December 12, 2017: ABC7 WJLA: Addressing security concerns in the nation's capital 

December 11, 2017: ABC7 WJLA: Authorities know of no credible terrorism threat for D.C. following NYC attack

December 11, 2017: WTOP: DC's security leader on what the NYC explosion means for the District

December 1, 2017: El Tiempo Latino: Alcaldia de DC cuenta con nuevo director de Seguridad y Manejo de Emergencias

December 1, 2017: Washington Hispanic: Nuevo Director de Seguridad y la Agencia de Administración de Emergencias de D.C

October 16, 2017: Washington Examiner: How to survive a nuclear bomb in DC (yes, really)

September 20, 2017: Washington Post: Juggalos, Trump supporters and counterprotesters met on the Mall. Here’s how 30 events peacefully coincided.

September 11, 2017: ABC7 WJLA: DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency brings #ReadyDC to Good Morning Washington

June 27, 2017: NBC4: July 4th Security Plan in Place for National Mall

December 05, 2016: The Straits Times: US Capital Gears Up for Big Protests at Inauguration

December 04, 2016: The Walton Sun: D.C. Readies for Horde of Inaugural Protesters

December 02, 2016: Washington Post: D.C. Prepares For a Million Inauguration Visitors – and Protesters

November 29, 2016: ABC 7 WJLA: Inauguration Preparations, Impact, Cost and More With DC HSEMA

November 29, 2016: The Hoya: DC Considers Scaling Back Inauguration Spending

November 28, 2016: Council on Foreign Relations: Domestic Security in the Age of ISIS

November 18, 2016: CNBC: Why The Price Tag for Inaugural Safety May Go Up

November 10, 2016: WTOP: Residents, Commuters Should Prepare Now for Inauguration Day

July 8, 2016: StreetSense: High Temperatures Test City Heat Emergency Plan

July 7, 2016: WeatherNation TV: Watch: Washington, D.C. Heat Emergency Plan Activated

July 7, 2016: WAMU 88.5 News: HEAT Emergency Likely Through Weekend, With Heat Index Topping 100

July 6, 2016: DCW 50 Television: DC 2016 Heat Emergency Plan Information

June 21, 2016: Newsweek: How Washington, D.C., Is Preparing for the Next Terrorist Attack

June 20, 2016: The Washington Post: For Metro riders, summer starts with partial shutdown of 3 rail lines

June 16, 2016: Hillrag.com: Are You Ready for Hazardous CSX Train Derailment?

April 15, 2016: Federal News Radio: The state of DC’s emergency management operations

April 4, 2016: NBC4: DC 911 Call Center Power Outage Reveals Backup Generator Problem         

March 30, 2016: NBC4: Major Road Closures for Nuclear Security Summit

March 28, 2016: DCist: The Nuclear Non-Options: Security Summit Will Cause A 'Tough Traffic Day'

February 18, 2016: WTOP: D.C. officials assess local response to massive blizzard

February 4, 2016: Washington City Paper: D.C. Will Form Disability Advisory Committee to Improve Snow Response

January 27, 2016: The Washington Post: D.C. officials don’t want to hear how fast they clear snow in New York City

January 24, 2016: DCist: D.C. And Federal Government Offices Are Closed

January 24, 2016: Associated Press/WJLA: D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says Sunday is Day 1 of dig out effort

January 23, 2016: DCist: D.C. Officials: No Power Outages At this Time, but Storm is Still Strong

January 22, 2016: WAMU: Bowser Warns D.C. About ‘Life or Death’ Stakes With This Storm