Homeland Security

The Next 5 Years : Hearing Before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, September 12, 2006

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic government information

Page: 223

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Homeland Security

An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Author: Charles P. Nemeth

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498749127

Category: Political Science

Page: 626

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Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years with limited resources available to teach from. Homeland Security, Third Edition will continue to serve as the core textbook covering the fundamental history, formation, oversight, and reach of DHS currently. The book is fully updated with new laws, regulations and strategies across intelligence, transportation sectors, emergency management, border security, public utilities and public health.
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The Department of Homeland Security Second Stage Review

The Role of the Chief Medical Officer : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, October 27, 2005

Author: United States,United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bioterrorism

Page: 58

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Homeland Security

DHS' Efforts to Enhance First Responders' All-Hazards Capabilities Continue to Evolve

Author: William O. Jenkins, Jr.

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781422302651

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Page: 64

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The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is the primary fed. entity responsible for ensuring that first responders (FR) have the capabilities needed to provide a coord., comprehen. response to any large-scale crisis. DHS was instructed to develop a nat. all-hazards approach -- preparing all sectors of society for any emergency event incl. terrorist attacks & natural or accidental disasters. This report addresses these questions: What has DHS done to provide policies & strategies that promote the dev't. of the all-hazards emergency mgmt. capabilities (EMC) of FR? How do FR EMC for terrorist attacks differ to capabilities needed for natural or accidental disasters? What emphasis has DHS placed on funding to state & local FR to enhance all-hazards EMC? Illus.
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To Protect and Defend

US Homeland Security Policy

Author: Tom Lansford,Robert J. Pauly Jr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351878808

Category: Political Science

Page: 196

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In response to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, the United States embarked on a dramatic and sustained effort to reform and revitalize its homeland security policies and structures. This book offers an examination of the evolution of policy and the concurrent restructuring of existing agencies, as well as the creation of new bodies designed to counter the threat of transnational terrorism. Detailing the historical roots of US homeland security policy and its evolution in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, this book provides a unique overview of the emerging and existing agencies and bureaux at the national, state and local levels which are tasked with homeland security. Furthermore, by integrating the existing paradigms of contemporary security policy with the changing nature of threat and response, it provides an invaluable overview of existing and likely future security threats to the US homeland.
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Department of Homeland Security¿s Critical Infrastructure Protection Cost-Benefit Report

Author: Stephen L. Caldwell

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437918573

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Page: 12

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In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, damaging critical infrastructure, such as oil platforms, pipelines, and refineries; water mains; electric power lines; and cellular phone towers. This disrupted gov¿t. and business functions alike, producing cascading effects far beyond the location of the storm. DHS was directed to complete an analysis on whether the dep¿t. should require private sector entities to provide DHS with info. about their security measures and vulnerabilities in order to improve the dept¿s. ability to evaluate critical infrastructure protection nationwide. This correspondence summarizes DHS¿s approach for preparing its report and documents the results of the auditor¿s efforts in order to fulfill their responsibility. Illustrations.
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