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National Terrorism Advisory System

Department of Homeland Security Seal: National Terrorism Advisory System

http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/ntas.shtm


What is the current NTAS level?  The Secretary of Homeland Security has not issued an elevated or imminent alert at this time; we remain at a heightened level of vigilance.  See Read DHS Press Secretary Matt Chandler’s statement of May 5, 2011

This page contains any current NTAS Alerts and archived copies of expired alerts.

The National Terrorism Advisory System, or NTAS, replaces the color-coded http://www.dhs.gov/. This new system will more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, government agencies, first responders, airports and other transportation hubs, and the private sector.

It recognizes that Americans all share responsibility for the nation's security, and should always be aware of the heightened risk of terrorist attack in the United States and what they should do.

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Current Alerts

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Threat Conditions

 
 

The world has changed since September 11, 2001. We remain a Nation at risk to terrorist attacks and will remain at risk for the foreseeable future. At all Threat Conditions, we must remain vigilant, prepared, and ready to deter terrorist attacks.

 

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Rescue teams arrive to beging a training session

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Officer accesses a wireless connection during training exercise

Group sets up temporary shelter and tents at exercise

Officer assists in the setup of a temporary command center

Mobile command tents are set up during a training exercise

 

 

 
     
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