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Help Our Communities Become More Resilient

May 18, 2016

Floods affect the entire country – no state or region is immune to their threat.

Enhancing Hurricane Season Training and Decision-Making

May 17, 2016

During Hurricane Preparedness Week, learn about the next generation of support tools and products for international, state, local and tribal emergency managers.

Working Together for a Good CAUSE

May 3, 2016

When a disaster occurs on the border of the United States and Canada, who responds to it and what does the response look like?

CAUSE IV Experiment Launches This Week on the U.S. – Canada Border

April 25, 2016

The Canada – U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment’s fourth installment rolls out this week in Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.

Tsunami Preparedness is Key for Coastal Safety

April 22, 2016

It’s vital to reflect on the lessons learned from past tsunamis to help communities prepare for the one.

Limited English Proficiency Application to Aid Text-to-911 Program

April 20, 2016

A new public safety service could be the answer to enhance communication between first responders and those with limited English language abilities.

CAUSE IV Tests Binational Mutual Aid Planning App

April 19, 2016

CAUSE IV’s planning highlights the continuing importance of the First Responders Group Mutual Aid Project.

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 14, 2016

This week we especially recognize those whose communications skills, knowledge and quick judgment save lives

APIs - Helping Responders Communicate

April 11, 2016

This new project can help public safety organizations meet local control requirements.

Resources for Countering the Zika Virus

March 21, 2016

First responders and the public can take basic steps to prepare themselves with knowledge on Zika virus prevention.

The Siren

March 17, 2016

Check out our January – February edition of The Siren Newsletter.

U.S. / Canada CAUSE IV Experiment – Interoperability and the Role of LTE Technology

March 7, 2016

LTE Technology is a key part of the upcoming CAUSE IV experiment with the U.S. and Canada.

DHS Announces New Funding Opportunities

March 7, 2016

Grants will fund emergency preparedness efforts in fiscal year 2016

Datacasting Integration

March 2, 2016

Enhancing Information Sharing for Public Safety

DHS Blue Campaign Offers Tools in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

February 10, 2016

The Blue Campaign is a unified effort to combat human trafficking and help victims through education.

February Twitter Chat

February 10, 2016

Join us to learn about the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation that gives first responders a unified, global voice

Base Ensemble Offers Greater Protection for First Responders

February 2, 2016

The project aims to provide first responders with limited protection from unanticipated hazards they may encounter.

U.S./Canada CAUSE IV Experiment

January 26, 2016

Emergencies pay no heed to international borders. This is why Canada and the United States continue to enhance and develop cross-border cooperation.

Internet of Things Pilot Demonstrates: State of the Practical

January 25, 2016

Read about FRG's Internet of Things (IoT) pilot project Demo Day held on January 13.

Being Prepared for Emergencies During Winter Storms

January 21, 2016

Responding to emergencies during winter storms is much more difficult. It is important to be prepared for the many risks associated with low temperatures and severe weather.

January Twitter Chat: First Responders, Can You See Us Now?

January 13, 2016

Join our upcoming Twitter Chat on improvements in public safety broadband on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.

Panel Addresses Radio Interoperability Among First Responders

December 21, 2015

Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program Advisory Panel will help guide Testing Program to meet requirements for first responder critical communications.

Datacasting in 100 Seconds

December 21, 2015

Watch how the First Responders Group will enhance public safety communications through Video Datacasting.

NUSTL Gross Decontamination App for Responders Developed Through Partnerships

December 17, 2015

A new app developed by the DHS National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) signals the importance of government interagency partnerships.

DHS Releases SBIR Topics - Begins Accepting Proposals Dec. 16

December 11, 2015

Calling all innovators, we have a very special holiday gift just for you!