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Management Directorate(/directorate-management) The Management Directorate is responsible for Department budget [sic] and appropriations, expenditure of funds, accounting and finance, procurement; human resources, information technology systems; facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources, and the identification and tracking of performance measurements relating to the responsibilities of the Department. National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)(/national-protection-and-programs-directorate) The goal of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is to advance the Department's risk-reduction mission. Reducing risk requires an integrated approach that encompasses both physical and virtual threats and their associated human elements. Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)() The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is the primary research and development
32arm of the Department. It provides federal, state and local officials with the technology and capabilities to protect the homeland. Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office(/countering-weapons-mass-destruction-office) The mission of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Office is to counter attempts by terrorists or other threat actors to carry out an attack against the United States or its interests using a weapon of mass destruction. Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A)(/office-intelligence-and-analysis) The Office of Intelligence and Analysis equips the Homeland Security Enterprise with the timely intelligence and information it needs to keep the homeland safe, secure, and resilient. Office of Operations Coordination (/office-operations-coordination) The Office of Operations and Coordination and Planning provides information daily to the Secretary of Homeland Security, senior leaders, and the homeland security enterprise to enable decision-making; oversees the National Operations Center; and leads the Department’s Continuity of Operations and Government Programs to enable continuation of primary mission essential functions in the event of a degraded or crisis operating environment. [The following three components, listed in 2015, were omitted in the most recent reorganization of the agency:] The Office of Health Affairs (OAH) coordinates all medical activities of the Department of Homeland Security to ensure appropriate preparation for and response to incidents having medical significance. The Office of Policyis the primary policy formulation and coordination component for the Department of Homeland Security. It provides a centralized, coordinated focus to the development of Department-wide, long-range planning to protect the United States. The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)works to enhance the nuclear detection efforts of federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local governments, and the private sector and to ensure a coordinated response to such threats.”11U.S. Department of Homeland Security, “Operational and Support Components,” , last published date: March 7, 2018, accessed August 19, 2018.

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