Category: HSDL Newsletters

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Terrorism in Europe, Preparations for Mass Gatherings, Extreme Summer Weather, Capturing Content before it Disappears

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

In this issue: New and Improved HSDL, Zika Virus, Extremist Foreign Fighters in the West, CHDS Annotated Worldwide Threat Assessment 2016 New and Improved HSDL On April 18th, the HSDL released significant design updates to its website.  The new site is simpler and easier to search, and more importantly, it makes...

Fall 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: ISIS attacks, active shooters, Cuba, El Nino, LLIS consolidation Breaking News – Islamic State The recent acts of violence perpetrated against innocent civilians in Paris and Beirut by the Islamic State have drawn further attention to the terror group’s global reach. The international community has responded with...

Spring 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: community policing, outlaw motorcycle gangs, lightning, and LLIS project. Community Policing Can ongoing communication between law enforcement officials and the communities they serve defuse confrontations and reduce forceful responses from both sides during developing and potentially violent situations? Assigning police officers to specific areas so they become...

Winter 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: foreign fighters, legality of drones, large scale venues and events Foreign Fighters – Potential Terrorists Return Home “The State Department, along with other agencies of the United States government, is deeply concerned about the threat posed by foreign fighters, who have travelled to Syria and Iraq to...

Fall 2014 Newsletter

In this issue: communicable diseases and pandemics, homeland security priorities, national preparedness month Protecting Our Nation’s Health: Communicable Diseases and Pandemics Diseases do not recognize national boundaries. Ebola, Avian Flu, Dengue Fever, Polio, and MERS are examples of recent outbreaks causing worldwide health concerns. Ebola has resulted in travel restrictions, flight...

Summer 2014 Newsletter

In this issue: landslides, hurricane season, wearable tech Landslides Landslides and mudslides have been in the news lately, claiming lives, destroying towns, disrupting infrastructure, rerouting waterways, and wreaking havoc on the environment. They often occur as the result of heavy rains, but can also be activated by natural disasters such...