The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate on June 28 unveiled its new Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment virtual training platform, which resembles an augmented reality video game. EDGE is an online, multiplayer environment that allows first responders to practice incident response scenarios. […]

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.