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HSEM: Take control and prepare for an emergency with three steps

Text that says 2023 National Preparedness Month. The Ready.gov logo. Three women smiling and laughing.Having a plan can save you precious time in an emergency, when every second counts.

That's why our Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) division is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to encourage people across the state to take control of their disaster response with three steps:

  1. Assess your needs.
  2. Make a plan.
  3. Engage your support network.

Learn more in our latest DPS blog.​​​​​

OJP: Grant programs put resources in hands of local community experts

The hands of two people grasped on a tabletop.All across our state, Minnesotans are putting their passion to work and serving their community. However, to help their friends and neighbors, they need resources. That's where our Office of Justice Programs (OJP) grants come in.

OJP has funding available through the Community Crime Intervention and Prevention and Youth Intervention Program grants to support these critical initiatives.

Learn more in our DPS blog.​