Bibliography Category: Disaster Preparation and Response

Posted: May 24, 2012 by the

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: humanitarian assistance operations are logistics centric; […]

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Posted: May 24, 2012 by the

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 that the U.S. must adequately […]

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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 implementing Homeland Security Presidential Directive […]

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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 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) […]

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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 development of chemical, biological, radiological, […]

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U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-10-801, Defense Management: U.S. Southern Command Demonstrates Interagency Collaboration, but Its Haiti Disaster Response Revealed Challenges Conducting a Large Military Operation. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2010. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d10801.pdf (accessed 22 July 2011). This report assesses the extent that SOUTHCOM exhibits key attributes that enhance and sustain collaboration with interagency and other […]

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U.S. Government Accountability Office.GAO-10-463R, Emergency Communications: Establishment of the Emergency Communications Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2010. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d10463r.pdf (accessed 22 July 2011). This document reports on actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) to establish the Emergency Communications Preparedness Center (ECPC) and challenges OEC and ECPC officials reported that […]

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Posted: May 24, 2012 by the

U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-10-386, Homeland Defense: DoD Can Enhance Efforts to Identify Capabilities to Support Civil Authorities during Disasters. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2010. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d10386.pdf (accessed 8 August 2011). This report addresses the extent to which DoD has identified and addressed its capability gaps for its civil support mission; has clearly defined roles, […]

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U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-04-1009, Homeland Security: Effective Regional Coordination Can Enhance Emergency Preparedness. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2004. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d041009.pdf (accessed 9 September 2011). This report reviews coordination practices in various metropolitan areas to find regional programs with lessons learned that could be applied in the National Capital Region (NCR) and elsewhere. The report […]

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Posted: May 23, 2012 by the

U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO-03-321, Results-Oriented Management: Agency Crosscutting Actions and Plans in Border Control, Flood Mitigation and Insurances, Wetlands, and Wildland Fire Management. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2002. http://www.gao.gov/assets/240/236705.pdf (accessed 19 December 2011). This report examines the actions and plans agencies reported in addressing the crosscutting issues of border control, flood mitigation and […]

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