The homeland security challenges facing the nation today are complex and ever-changing, and require a collaborative and strategic approach to address them. Cyber hazards, climate change, demands on global resources, changing demographics, emerging technologies, violent extremism, and WMD proliferation are just a few of the issues being discussed by the National Homeland Security Consortium (NHSC).
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Enhanced homeland security to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and catastrophes through strategic partnerships, collaborative strategies and information sharing.
Provide a forum of key national organizations through effective communication, collaboration, and coordination that positively promotes national policies, strategies, practices and guidelines to preserve the public health, safety and security of the nation.
Enhanced homeland security to prevent, prepare, respond and recover.
Focus efforts to resolve issues.
Share information, knowledge, experiences, and practices.
Provide a broad-based resource and sounding board on homeland security issues for all national stake-holders.
Contribute to the homeland security debate and discussion.
Develop recommendations in identified areas of common interest.
2016 NHSC National Issues Brief
NHSC Ebola Issue Paper 2015
2012 NHSC White Paper on Protecting Americans in the 21st Century
2010 NHSC White Paper on Homeland Security
2009 NHSC White Paper on Protecting Americans in the 21st Century
The NHSC seeks to share timely information on model practices and lessons learned through regular meetings, teleconferences and topical webinars. Great value comes from learning about the different experiences, observations and perspectives from within the Consortium.
Membership in the NHSC is by invitation; however, the group welcomes opportunities to work with other stakeholders on issues of common interest. Contact NEMA as the administrative agent of the NHSC to propose homeland security policy related engagement. The NHSC would
like to acknowledge the support of the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency.
For more information regarding the NHSC
National Emergency Management Association
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