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Current National Threat Level is elevated

The threat level in the airline sector is High or Orange. Read more.

Ready.gov Success Stories

TSA Supports Safe, Smooth Holiday Travel

November 21, 2008 - The Transportation Security Administration is prepared to accommodate the busy holiday travel season and encourages travelers to pack carefully to help get through security faster.

Travel tips, packing information for liquids, a list of acceptable identification documents, videos and security checkpoint wait times are available at www.tsa.gov.

New Private Aircraft Requirements

Cessna private business jetNovember 17, 2008 - The Department of Homeland Security announced additional measures to strengthen private aircraft security by requiring more detailed information about arriving and departing private aircraft and persons onboard within a timeframe necessary for the Department to assess the risks that certain flights may pose to national security. Read more

FEMA Provides More than 1,000 Mobile Homes

November 15, 2008 (Austin, Texas) – FEMA reports that more than 1,000 manufactured homes are now occupied throughout disaster-affected areas. An additional 400 mobile homes are in the installation process. More at FEMA.gov