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Homeland Security : DHS' Efforts to Enhance First Responders' All-Hazards Capabilities Continue to Evolve

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  • ISBN-13: 9781422302651
  • ISBN: 1422302652
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  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

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The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is the primary fed. entity responsible for ensuring that first responders (FR) have the capabilities needed to provide a coord., comprehen. response to any large-scale crisis. DHS was instructed to develop a nat. all-hazards approach -- preparing all sectors of society for any emergency event incl. terrorist attacks & natural or accidental disasters. This report addresses these questions: What has DHS done to provide policies & strategies that promote the dev't. of the all-hazards emergency mgmt. capabilities (EMC) of FR? How do FR EMC for terrorist attacks differ to capabilities needed for natural or accidental disasters? What emphasis has DHS placed on funding to state & local FR to enhance all-hazards EMC? Illus.Jenkins, William O., Jr. is the author of 'Homeland Security : DHS' Efforts to Enhance First Responders' All-Hazards Capabilities Continue to Evolve', published 2005 under ISBN 9781422302651 and ISBN 1422302652.

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