Bibliography Category: Health and Safety Issues

Posted: May 22, 2012 by the

Inter-Agency Standing Committee. Humanitarian Action and Older Persons: An Essential Brief for Humanitarian Actors. Geneva, Switzerland: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, 2008. http://www.who.int/hac/network/interagency/iasc_advocacy_paper_older_people_en.pdf (accessed 12 September 2011). This document examines the impact of natural disasters and crises on older persons.

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Posted: May 22, 2012 by the

IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know?. Geneva, Switzerland: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, 2010. http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/what_humanitarian_health_actors_should_know.pdf (accessed 12 September 2011). This document is meant to aid humanitarian health actors working in countries facing emergencies and crises. The document […]

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Posted: May 21, 2012 by the

Gilbert, George O. “Public-Private Partnerships: Critical to Combating the Next Pandemic Influenza in the State of Kansas.” Master’s Thesis, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 2011. http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4013coll2/id/2766/rec/17 (accessed 10 August 2011). This study addresses how the Federal, State (Kansas) and local governments can better solicit the support of private sector industries in support […]

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Posted: May 17, 2012 by the

Executive Order 13439: Establishing an Interagency Working Group on Import Safety. Federal Register Vol. 72, no. 139 (20 July 2007): 40053-40055. http://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=478591 (accessed 26 September 2011). This executive order mandates the creation of the Interagency Working Group on Import Safety, to “ensure that the executive branch takes all appropriate steps to promote the safety of […]

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Posted: May 17, 2012 by the

Edmonson, R. G. 2010. U.S. Customs Tests Digital Imaging for International Trade. The Journal of Commerce Online (October 22). http://www.joc.com/government-regulation/us-customs-tests-digital-imaging-international-trade (accessed 28 October 2011). This article describes digital imaging software being tested as part of the International Trade Data System used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This software will allow Customs to electronically transmit […]

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Posted: April 25, 2012 by the

Danaher, Joan. 2010. Part C Lead Agencies. NECTAC Notes, no. 26 (August): 1-4. http://eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED512725.pdf (accessed 17 August 2011). These notes list, in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the designated lead agency of each state that has responsibility over early intervention programs set up for children with disabilities.

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Posted: April 25, 2012 by the

Daley, Dorothy. 2009. Interdisciplinary Problems and Agency Boundaries: Exploring Effective Cross-Agency Collaboration. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory Vol. 19, no. 3, (July): 477-493. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1425965 (accessed 27 July 2011). This article examines factors promoting or inhibiting effective working relationships between environmental agencies and state and local public health departments in Wisconsin on a range […]

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Posted: April 23, 2012 by the

C-SPAN. 2006. Safety of U.S. Food Supply. Program 193994-2. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/SFood (accessed 29 July 2011). This is a video clip of former Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns speaking at the InfraGard 2006 National Conference. Among the issues he addressed were agricultural industry infrastructure protection, efforts to protect the food supply from potential terrorist attacks, as well as […]

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Posted: April 19, 2012 by the

Congress. House of Representatives. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Public Safety Communications from 9/11 to Katrina: Critical Public Policy Lessons. 109th Cong., 1st sess., 2005. No. 109-52. http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109_house_hearings&docid=f:24252.pdf (accessed 29 July 2011). This is a transcript of a House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications hearing. The hearing, entitled “Public Safety Communications from […]

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Posted: April 12, 2012 by the

Charles, Marian and Jan Horwath. 2009. Investing in Interagency Training to Safeguard Children: An Act of Faith of an Act of Reason?. Children & Society Vol. 23, no. 5 (September): 364-376. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2009.00224.x/pdf (accessed 17 August 2011). The purpose of this study is to chart the history of interagency training in the context of developing, initially, […]

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