National Preparedness Directorate

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The National Preparedness Directorate (NPD)  provides the doctrine, programs, and resources to prepare the Nation to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to and recover from disasters while minimizing the loss of lives, infrastructure, and property.


NPD carries out these responsibilities through the following NPD divisions:

  • NPD Front Office
  • Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD)
  • National Integration Center (NIC)
  • National Training & Education (NTE)
    • Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
    • Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
    • National Training and Education Division (NTED)
  • National Exercises Division (NED)
  • National Preparedness Assessment Division (NPAD)
  • Technological Hazards Division (THD)
Last Updated: 
02/09/2015 - 10:48
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