Bibliography Category: Disaster Preparation and Response

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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 to natural disasters.

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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 response in the Philippines, Samoa, […]

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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 made in the federal government […]

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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 Nation, including acts of terrorism, […]

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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. In addition to specifying high-level […]

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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.

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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 of emergencies. These responsibilities include […]

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Walters, Jonathan. 2002. Frayed Connections. Government Executive Vol. 34, no. 3 (March): 16-20. http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?filepath=/features/0302/0302story1.htm&oref=search (accessed 20 October 2011). This article examines emergency response in New York City on September 11, 2001.

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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.

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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.

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