June 2009
United States Government Manual;2009/2010, p225
The article features the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As of 2009, the department is headed by Secretary Janet Napolitano. The department is responsible in ensuring that the country's borders are safe and secure, as well as promoting the free-flow of commerce. The department's directorates include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness and Programs Directorate and Policy Directorate.


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