The Department of Homeland Security may get all the attention, but local officials play a big role in protecting the nation’s capital. Join Kojo as we speak with the head of the District’s local emergency management agency about everything from planning for pandemic flu to managing the region’s transportation system during crises.


  • Darrell Darnell Director, District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

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