U.S. Government Accountability Office
U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-11-606, National Preparedness: DHS and HHS Can Further Strengthen Coordination for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Risk Assessments. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2011. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11606.pdf (accessed 10 August 2011). This report examines how the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services coordinate on the… Read More
U.S. Government Accountability Office
U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-11-628, Emergency Preparedness: Agencies Need Coordinated Guidance on Incorporating Telework into Emergency and Continuity Planning. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2011. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11628.pdf (accessed 22 July 2011). This report describes the guidance lead agencies have issued pertaining to the use of telework during emergencies, and also describes… Read More
U.S. Government Accountability Office
U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-11-652, Homeland Security: Actions Needed to Improve Response to Potential Terrorist Attacks and Natural Disasters Affecting Food and Agriculture. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2011. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11652.pdf (accessed 26 September 2011). This report evaluates the extent to which there is oversight of federal agencies’ overall progress in… Read More
Visser, Vance P.
Visser, Vance P. Preparing for Response to a Nuclear Weapon of Mass Destruction, Are We Ready?. Monograph, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 2006. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4013coll3/id/779 (accessed 12 August 2011). This study focuses specifically on response capability to a radiological or nuclear WMD attack against the U.S., and determines… Read More
Vohr, James A.
Vohr, James A. 2011. Haiti Disaster Relief: Logistics is the Operation. Military Review Vol. 91, no. 4 (July/August): 76-82. http://usacac.army.mil/CAC2/MilitaryReview/Archives/English/MilitaryReview_20110831_art013.pdf (accessed 13 December 2012). This article examines Operation Unified Response in Haiti. The article uses lessons learned from Operation Unified Response to present the following considerations for humanitarian assistance operations:… Read More
Vore, Eric C.
Vore, Eric C. 2012. SIMON Helps Planners Prepare for Disasters. State Magazine no. 566 (April): 30-31. http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/186815.pdf (accessed 26 March 2012). This article examines the State Incident Management Operating Nexus (SIMON), a geographic information system that collects and displays information relevant to U.S. disaster planning and response.… Read More
Walden, Jacques A.
Walden, Jacques A. 2006. CBRNE TTP Support to Domestic Disaster. Air Land Sea Bulletin, no. 2006-3 (September): 22-24. http://www.alsa.mil/library/alsb/ALSB%202006-3.pdf (accessed 12 April 2012). This article provides a common multi-Service reference for planning, resourcing, and executing TTP for CBRN defense of OCONUS and CONUS.… Read More
White House, The
White House, The. Executive Order 12472, Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Functions. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1984. http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/eo/eo-12472.htm (accessed 21 February 2012). This document establishes the National Communications System as a Federal interagency group assigned national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications responsibilities throughout the full spectrum… Read More
White House, The
White House, The. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5, Management of Domestic Incidents. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2003. http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/nspd/hspd-5.html (accessed 17 December 2012). This presidential directive enhances the ability of the United States to manage domestic incidents by establishing a single, comprehensive national incident management system.… Read More