Homeland Security: Agency Plans, Implementation, and Challenges Regarding the National Strategy for Homeland Security

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DIANE Publishing, 2005 - 189 pages
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Page 9 - Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, /. Assessing the Threat, December 1 5, 1999; and.
Page 1 - Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States; • Reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism; and • Minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur.
Page 184 - Homeland Security: New Department Could Improve Coordination but Transferring Control of Certain Public Health Programs Raises Concerns.
Page 81 - HOMELAND SECURITY PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE — 7 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE IDENTIFICATION, PRIORITIZATION, AND PROTECTION DECEMBER 17, 2003 Purpose (1) This directive establishes a national policy for Federal departments and agencies to identify and prioritize United States critical infrastructure and key resources and to protect them from terrorist attacks.
Page 185 - Washington, DC: March 22, 2002. Combating Terrorism: Key Aspects of a National Strategy to Enhance State and Local Preparedness. GAO-02-473T. Washington, DC: March 1, 2002. Combating Terrorism: Considerations for Investing Resources in Chemical and Biological Preparedness.
Page 184 - Combating Terrorism: Intergovernmental Cooperation in the Development of a National Strategy to Enhance State and Local Preparedness (GAO-02-550T, April 2, 2002).
Page 137 - This directive establishes policies to strengthen the preparedness of the United States to prevent and respond to threatened or actual domestic terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies by requiring a national domestic all-hazards preparedness goal, establishing mechanisms for improved delivery of Federal preparedness assistance to State and local governments, and outlining actions to strengthen preparedness capabilities of Federal, State, and local entities. Definitions (2) For the...
Page 81 - We also reviewed and analyzed the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, the National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets, the National Strategy for Combating Terrorism, l the Homeland Security Act of 2002/and other relevant federal policies.
Page 150 - Comments from the Department of Justice Note: GAO comments supplementing those in the report text appear at the end of this appendix. US Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of the Assistant Attorney General Washington.
Page 142 - ... decontamination and remediation activities. We are working to improve Federal capabilities to support states and localities in their efforts to rapidly assess, decontaminate, and return to pre-attack activities, and are developing standards and protocols for the most effective approaches for these activities. The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Attorney General and the Secretaries of Defense, Agriculture, Labor, Health and Human Services...

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