Here’s The List of 30+ Ongoing National Emergencies

Since the passage of the National Emergency Act (NEA) of 1976, there have been 59 national emergencies declared with more than 30 remaining active today, from Carter to Trump.

Most of the “national emergencies” are related to sanctions and trade with a few based on military.

Number of emergency declarations by recent Presidents:

  • Carter: 1 (1 active)
  • Reagan: 6 (0 active)
  • Bush 41: 0
  • Clinton: 9 (6 active)
  • Bush 43: 13 (11 active)
  • Obama: 12 (10 active)
  • Trump: 4 (4 active)

Active National Emergencies:

Carter –

Blocking Iranian Government Property

Clinton –

Further Prohibitions on Transactions with Iran

Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction



Prohibiting Transactions With Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process

Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Development of Iranian Petroleum Resources

Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers 

Declaration of a National Emergency and Invocation of Emergency Authority Relating to the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels

Blocking Sudanese Government Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Sudan

Bush –

Blocking Property of Persons Who Threaten International Stabilization Efforts in the Western Balkans

Continuation of Export Control Regulations

Declaration of National Emergency by Reason of Certain Terrorist Attacks

Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism

Blocking Property of Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe

Protecting the Development Fund for Iraq and Certain Other Property in Which Iraq Has an Interest

Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Export of Certain Goods to Syria

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Belarus

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Blocking Property of Persons Undermining the Sovereignty of Lebanon or Its Democratic Processes and Institutions

Continuing Certain Restrictions With Respect to North Korea and North Korean Nationals

Obama –

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in Somalia 

Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Libya 

Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations

Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine

Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic

Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela

Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities 

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Burundi 

Trump –

Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption

Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election

Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Nicaragua

Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Southern Border of the United States

 

List compiled with the help of WikiPedia

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