Judith Emmert

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Robert Buxton Appointed as New HSEM Director On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Robert M. Buxton, of Bedford, was sworn in as the new Director of the New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. “I am humbled by the opportunity that Governor Sununu and the members of the Executive Council have …

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HSEM Reorganization HSEM recently completed a structural reorganization.  “We have made some significant organizational changes to better serve our constituents,” said Director Jennifer Harper.  “These changes really focus on streamlining how HSEM can assist communities with prevention, preparation, mitigation, response and recovery from all hazards in the most fluid way.” Mitigation and Recovery Formerly the …

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School Readiness Unit Since 2014, NH’s School Readiness Unit has been assisting NH’s schools with physical security assessments, training, and developing, implementing and reviewing their emergency response plans.  In order to evolve with an ever-changing environment, the program will be undergoing a number of changes in the coming months in order to best serve and …

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Fourteen sites throughout the state took part in a successful Booster Blitz event on Saturday, December 11, 2021. About 10,000 New Hampshire residents made appointments to receive their booster as part of the blitz. “Like thousands of other Granite States, today I got boosted at a community pop up site through our Booster Blitz initiative,” …

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Major Presidential Disaster Declarations At Governor Christopher Sununu’s request two Presidential Major Disasters have been declared under the provisions of Section 401 of the Robert Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act as a result of severe storms and flooding that occurred July 17 – 19, 2021 and July 29 – 30, that overwhelmed state and …

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