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Ninety percent of disasters involve some form of flooding, according to the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. In order to better prepare for these disasters, S&T’s First Responders Group is creating a National Flood Decision Support Toolbox. […]

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The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate announced Monday the Next-Generation Incident Command System. NICS is a Web-based platform that can be accessed on mobile devices; it allows for communication between first responders at an incident and remote experts. […]