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Homeland Security & Public Safety Division

Highlights

Preparing States for Extreme Electrical Power Grid Outages

A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights actions governors can take to better prepare their state for a potential prolonged and widespread electrical power outage.


Improving State Efforts to Prepare and Respond to Public Health Emergencies

A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights steps states can take to improve preparedness when dealing with public health emergencies.


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The NGA Center for Best Practices Homeland Security & Public Safety Division provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff about emerging policy trends across a range of homeland security and public safety issues. Current issues include cybersecurity, prescription drug abuse, public safety broadband, sentencing and corrections reform, homeland security grant reform, justice information-sharing, and public health preparedness.