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

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DIANE Publishing, 2005 - 64 pages
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Page 48 - Is the principal Federal official for domestic Incident management. Pursuant to the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Secretary is responsible for coordinating Federal operations within the United States to prepare for, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies. The...
Page 56 - Government is to ensure that all levels of government across the Nation have the capability to work efficiently and effectively together, using a national...
Page 59 - To the extent permitted by law. Federal preparedness assistance will be predicated on adoption of Statewide comprehensive all-hazards preparedness strategies The strategies should be consistent with the national preparedness goal, should assess the most effective ways to enhance preparedness, should address areas facing higher risk, especially to terrorism, and should also address local government concerns and Citizen Corps efforts. The Secretary, in coordination with the heads of other appropriate...
Page 47 - We will also make copies available to others upon request. In addition, this report will be available at no charge on the GAO Web site at http://www.gao.gov. If you or your staff have any questions about this report, please contact me at (202) 512-4128 or fordj@gao.gov.
Page 62 - Government and does not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity by a party against the United States, its agencies or instrumentalities, its officers or employees, or any other person.
Page 60 - The Secretary, in coordination with other appropriate Federal departments and agencies and in consultation with State and local governments, will develop plans to identify and address national first responder equipment research and development needs based upon assessments of current and future threats.
Page 48 - Is to ensure that all levels of government across the Nation have the capability to work efficiently and effectively together, using a national approach to domestic incident management.
Page 62 - This order is intended only to improve the internal management of the executive branch and is not intended to, nor does it create any right, benefit, or trust responsibility, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity by a party against the United States, its agencies, its officers, or any person.
Page 48 - Federal departments and agencies" means those executive departments enumerated in 5 USC 101, together with the Department of Homeland Security; independent establishments as defined by 5 USC 104(1); government corporations as defined by 5 USC 103(1); and the United States Postal Service. (c) the...

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