Annual Report to Congress on Combating Terrorism 2001

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Page 70 - To this end, the study is sponsored jointly by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (OASD/SO/LIC) and the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (DOS/R).
Page 51 - Consequence management" refers to measures to protect public health and safety, restore essential government services, and provide emergency relief to governments, businesses, and individuals affected by the consequences of terrorism...
Page 51 - FEMA has also developed a special attachment to its all-hazards Emergency Operations Planning Guide for state and local emergency managers that addresses developing terrorist incident annexes to state and local emergency operations plans. This planning guidance was developed with the assistance of eight Federal departments and agencies in coordination with NEMA and the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Page 51 - ... management activities. Over the years, the FRP has been used in numerous Presidentially declared disasters and emergencies. The plan brings together 27 departments and agencies to organize Federal disaster response and recovery efforts in support of State and local requirements. Most importantly, the FRP provides a known and flexible framework under which local, State and Federal officials can orchestrate their response and make the most effective use of available resources. In implementing its...
Page 57 - FedCIRC evaluates and categorizes the incident with respect to its impact and severity. If criminal activity is indicated, FedCIRC informs the reporting agency of the requirement to immediately contact their Inspector General or the NIPC.
Page 52 - ... comparable equipment by DOJ for the first responder community. This equipment will conform to appropriate and applicable laws, regulations, and standards, such as those issued by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Fire Protection Association. FEMA has developed and implemented the Rapid Response Information System (RRIS), which contains an inventory of Federal assets that could be made available to assist State and local response efforts, and a database...
Page 52 - Training FEMA has developed and delivered a number of terrorism-related courses for State and local emergency management personnel and first responders. FEMA is utilizing existing programs, networks and facilities to help support the training delivery. In particular, we are using the National Emergency Training Center, which includes the National Fire Academy and the Emergency Management Institute, as well as State fire and emergency management training systems to deliver terrorism-related training...
Page 22 - State and local first responders and emergency management personnel are the focus of Federal programs. • Needs of the balance of the nation, particularly local jurisdictions beyond the largest cities and metro areas, are addressed with plans, training, exercises and equipment. • Initial training is reinforced and sustained with refresher information and updated instruction. • Existing plans, capabilities and...
Page 68 - (A) an emergency situation exists (as jointly determined by the Attorney General and the Secretary of Defense in their discretion); and "(B) the provision of such assistance will not adversely affect the military preparedness of the United States (as determined by the Secretary of Defense in such Secretary's discretion). "(3) As used in this subsection, the term 'emergency situation...
Page 52 - ... interagency community and the States to ensure the development of a comprehensive exercise program that meets the needs of the emergency management and first responder communities. FEMA is planning to conduct Phase II of a seminar series on terrorism preparedness in each of the ten FEMA Regional Offices. In addition, exercise templates and tools are being developed for delivery to state and local officials. New Efforts to Enhance Preparedness and Response In response to guidance from the President...

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