Office of Threat Reduction (TR)

Office of Threat Reduction (TR): TR promotes the Bureau’s programs in chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological security. TR staff work closely with international partners in coordinating global CBRN security programs and funding to help ensure a coordinated approach when governments implement these programs internationally. TR staff work closely with domestic and international partners in the security (with a focus on biosecurity), animal and human health, development, and law enforcement sectors and leads U.S. government outreach to domestic and international non-governmental organizations.

The Office of Threat Reduction also participates in the Global Health Security Agenda, which seeks to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from infectious disease threats and to promote global health security as an international security priority.

Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs: Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins