Bibliography Category: Disaster Preparation and Response

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U.S. Code. Title 10, Section 382. Emergency Situations Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction. 2011. http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode10/usc_sec_10_00000382—-000-.html (accessed 1 November 2011). This section of U.S. Code title 10 outlines emergency situations involving weapons of mass destruction, including authorities, forms of assistance, and what constitutes an emergency.

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U.S. Army Tradoc. DCSINT Handbook 1-04, Defense Support of Civil Authority. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2006. http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/army/dsca_handbook.pdf (accessed 20 July 2011). This handbook supports operational missions, institutional training, and professional military education for U.S. military forces in the Global War on Terrorism and Defense Support to Civil Authorities. The handbook promotes an improved understanding […]

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Tussing, Bert B. Implementing a New Vision: Unity of Effort in Preparing for and Responding to Catastrophic Events. Issue Paper, Center for Strategic Leadership, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, 2011. http://www.csl.army.mil/usacsl/publications/IP_2_11_TakingCareofOurOwn.pdf (accessed 5 October 2011). This paper examines federal interagency efforts, intergovernmental coordination activities, and public and private partnerships in relation to […]

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Toth, Nathan. 2006. USNORTHCOM Planning for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA). Air Land Sea Bulletin, no. 2006-3 (September): 6-7. http://www.alsa.mil/library/alsb/ALSB%202006-3.pdf (accessed 12 April 2012). This article examines USNORTHCOM’s dual mission to conduct Homeland Defense and Defense Support to Civil Authories operations.

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Spiese, Melvin G. The National Guard and WMD Homeland Defense. Monograph, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1998. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4013coll3/id/687 (accessed 12 August 2011). This monograph examines the threat of weapons of mass destruction. The author asserts that the National Guard should be tasked with the WMD homeland defense mission, as the Guard’s integration at […]

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Spiese, Melvin G. National Guard Homeland Defense Division Filling the Gap in Weapon of Mass Destruction Defense. Monograph, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1999. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4013coll3/id/676 (accessed 12 August 2011). This monograph examines the threat of weapons of mass destruction. The author also examines the National Guard, stating that the National Guard’s integration […]

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Schneider, Saundra K. 2005. Administrative Breakdowns in the Government Response to Hurricane Katrina. Public Administration Review Vol. 65, no. 5: 515-516. http://polisci.msu.edu/schneider/Administrative%20Breakdowns.pdf (accessed 28 October 2011). This article attempts to determine what lead to the U.S. government’s failed response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The author sites setbacks in mobilizing resources, personnel problems, and a […]

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Schalkham, Gus. 2006. Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) and Exercise Ardent Sentry 06. Air Land Sea Bulletin,no. 2006-3 (September): 10-12. http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a519624.pdf (accessed 5 November 2012). This article provides information about an exercise to rehearse cooperation between the Department of Defense assets and local, state, and federal agencies as well as the Canadian government in May […]

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Rubin, Claire B. and Daniel G. Barbee. 1985. Disaster Recovery and Hazard Mitigation: Bridging the Intergovernmental Gap. Public Administration Review Vol. 45, no. 1: 57-63. http://drr.upeace.org/english/documents/References/Topic%208-A%20Gender%20Approach%20to%20DRR%20and%20Peace%20Making/Rubin%201985%20Disaster%20Recovery%20and%20Hazard%20Mitigation.pdf (accessed 5 November 2012). This article focuses on disaster recovery, especially at the local level. The author draws from a series of public policy and public management decision-making processes in […]

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Rodriguez, Charles G., Bernd McConnell, and Kristine Shelstad. 2008. The Science and Art of Disaster Response by the National Guard. Joint Forces Quarterly, no. 48 (January): 77-81. https://digitalndulibrary.ndu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=%2Fndupress&CISOPTR=20308&REC=13&CISOBOX=rod (accessed 5 October 2011). This article suggests basic tenets for the military’s contribution, particularly that of the National Guard, to an emergency response; highlights the importance of […]

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