Combating Terrorism: How Prepared Are State and Local Response Organizations?

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Rand Corporation, Nov 21, 2006 - Political Science - 196 pages
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Organizations varied in how they financed these efforts-some increased internal spending or reallocated resources-and in receipt of external funding. ¥
 

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Contents

Chapter One Introduction
1
Chapter Two Preparedness Activities
9
Chapter Three Organizations Views About Funding Needs and Relationships Between Perceived Threat Funding and Preparedness
41
Chapter Four Conclusions
67
Appendix A Comparison of Distribution of Funding and Support and Preparedness Activities
83
Appendix B Participation in Federally Sponsored Programs Since 911
85
Appendix C Weighting and Sampling Design
91
Appendix D The Survey Instrument
111
Fire Department Instrument
117
References
165
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Lois M. Davis (Ph.D., Public Health, UCLA) is a health policy researcher at RAND, a former National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) postdoctoral fellow, and a former Pew Health Policy Fellow.

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