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We welcome any questions, concerns, or issues regarding the Responder Knowledge Base. Before contacting us directly, though, please determine if the Feedback page would be helpful in submitting your comment. Feedback is checked daily by the RKB staff, and we will reply directly to you if appropriate.

If you still have a question, please contact us via email at RKBMailbox@us.saic.com or by phone at 1-877-FEMA-RKB (1-877-336-2752).

 

About the Responder Knowledge Base

"Provide emergency responders, purchasers, and planners with a trusted, integrated, online source of information on products, standards, certifications, grants, and other equipment-related information."


The Responder Knowledge Base (RKB) is a national information resource for emergency responders, funded by the FEMA National Preparedness Directorate. The RKB Mission is to "provide emergency responders, purchasers, and planners with a trusted, integrated, online source of information on products, standards, certifications, grants, and other equipment-related information." The RKB has been serving the responder community online since October 2003.


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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leads the unified national effort to secure America. We will prevent and deter terrorist attacks and protect against and respond to threats and hazards to the nation. We will ensure safe and secure borders, welcome lawful immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce. Visit the DHS website


On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. Visit the FEMA website


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Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS.gov) is the national network of Lessons Learned and Best Practices for emergency response providers and homeland security officials. Visit the Lessons Learned Information Sharing website