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Cold Emergency -The District's Cold Emergency Plan is currently active.

The Cold Emergency Plan is part of the 2015-2016 Winter Plan.


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2014 FK0 District of Columbia National Guard

Joint Force Headquarters - District of Columbia (JFHQ-DC) maintains and provides trained and ready DC National Guard (DCNG) units, personnel, and equipment to achieve the federal war-fighting mission, to support the District of Columbia Emergency Response Plan, and to add value to the community through local programs. JFHQ-DC facilitates the integration of federal and state activities to provide expertise and situational awareness to the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense.

Summary of Services
Federal Mission: Support the readiness of DC National Guard (DCNG) units to perform federally assigned missions, both at home and abroad. District of Columbia personnel provide direct support to key functional areas including operations, training, and readiness, to ensure DCNG units can defend the nation and the capital. District Mission: Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response: Prepare for and respond to requests for National Guard support from the Mayor, lead federal agencies within the National Capital Region, and Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region (JFHQ - NCR). Community Mission: Maximize the use of available Department of Defense family and youth programs to support the citizens of the District of Columbia.