(INTELLIHUB) — Just as everything is ramping up in the Levant with ISIS and just as politics and immigration issues are coming to a head in America, it looks like the Department of Homeland Security has decided to prepare hard for what may be coming.
According to a recent report:
Since SafeTrack launched last Saturday, DC’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Command Center has been monitoring Metro and area roads. If a natural disaster or terrorist attack occurred in the city, evacuation routes would face a crush of vehicles, since Metro’s maintenance plan is underway.
DC Homeland Security officials said Monday they could evacuate the city if disaster struck. They are prepared to deploy more than 130 traffic control officers onto DC streets, and would use more than 10,000 security cameras to control traffic lights and move people out of the District.
Additionally, DHS and New York City officials recently orchestrated a fake terror attack and even released gas into city subway tunnels in an effort to gain information on how to better prepare in case of a terror attack.
It’s interesting to note how preparations have ramped up over the past months, and begs the question: what’s coming?
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