White House, The
White House, The. A National Strategy for CBRNE Standards: National Science and Technology Council Committee on Homeland and National Security. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2011. http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/chns_cbrne_standards_final_24_aug_11.pdf (accessed 9 April 2012). This strategy covers the need for standards in addressing issues related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive weapons.… Read More
White House, The
White House, The. Presidential Policy Directive 8, National Preparedness. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2011. http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/laws/gc_1215444247124.shtm (accessed 1 November 2011). This directive is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the… Read More
Wise, Charles R.
Wise, Charles R. 2006. Organizing for Homeland Security after Katrina: Is Adaptive Management What’s Missing?. Public Administration Review Vol. 66, no. 3: 302-318. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2006.00587.x/pdf (accessed 27 October 2011). This article analyzes performance and organizational issues revealed by the governmental response to Hurricane Katrina. It reviews and analyzes the organizational changes… Read More
World Health Organization
World Health Organization. Inter-Agency Standing Committee. Sub-Working Group on Preparedness. Preparedness: Saves Time, Money and Lives. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2011. http://www.who.int/hac/network/interagency/news/iasc_preparedness_saves_time_money_lives.pdf (accessed 7 September 2011). This report examines preparedness for global disasters, focusing on humanitarian aid after natural disasters. The report includes information about simulation exercises, and disaster… Read More
Zietlow, Jim and Tim Sutlief
Zietlow, Jim and Tim Sutlief. 2006. Improved Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations for the Hurricane Season. Air Land Sea Bulletin, no. 2006-3 (September): 13-17. http://www.alsa.mil/library/alsb/ALSB%202006-3.pdf (accessed 12 April 2012). This article examines search and rescue operations in response to hurricanes. The article notes that improvement is needed to better respond… Read More