- Local training Determined to stop terrorism. Mylchreest, Ian // Las Vegas Business Press;9/1/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p1
Reports on Determined Promise 2003, a training exercise involving federal and state disaster teams and local officials to show they can all work together to alleviate a terrorist strike on Clark Country. Objectives of the exercise; Programs and activities; Success of the exercise as perceived...
- Sudden impact. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Dec2001, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p17
Outlines how companies are managing and responding to the war on terrorism. Cooperation between safety and security; Increase in auditing; Increase in security guards; Restriction on business travel; Guidelines for handling mail; Increase in health sensitivity and security precautions.
- Terrorism and the fire service: Preparing for today's threats. Downey, Ray // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p109
Discusses the need to strengthen the fire and emergency services response to terrorism. Importance of training programs for nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) incidents; Need to increase fire service training; Outline on how to prepared for NBC attack.
- UK EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION? O'Brien, Geoff // Journal of International Affairs;Spring/Summer2006, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p63
The article focuses on the emergency preparedness scheme in Great Britain. The series of events that led to the creation of the British emergency preparedness scheme are cited. The changes in the civil protection in the country are discussed. The initiatives undertaken by the government to...
- Disaster Unpreparedness. // Future Survey;Aug2007, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1
The article presents an introductory remark on the article "After the Bomb," by William J. Perry, Ashton B. Carter and Michael M. May, published in the June 12, 2007 issue of "The New York Times" and the book "Terror: How Israel has Coped and What America Can Learn," by Leonard A. Cole.
- North Carolina county team well-prepared for emergencies. Panasevich, Christie L. // Nation's Health;Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p11
This article provides information on the role of the Advanced Local Emergency Response Team in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Organization for the team began by gathering all resources. Police, fire and health department, emergency medical service, poison center, state emergency...
- Instant net speeds disaster response. Gibson, Stan // eWeek;10/8/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 38, p1
Focuses on efforts of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in New York, New York to provide assistance to victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Accounts on the activities of OEM during the attacks; Provision of an online Family Assistance Center; Temporary office of OEM at Pier 92.
- LONDON REVIEWS ITS READINESS. Rosen, Maggie // Securities Industry News;Oct/Nov2001 Supplement, Vol. 13, p1
Focuses on terrorism and political protest as causes in work, transportation and activities disruption in Europe. Emphasis on the revisit of emergency recovery strategies by financial leaders; Effects of the terrorist attack on the economy; Training of police force on counter-terrorism and...
- Strengthen disaster response, urge hygienists. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p10
Reports on the American Industrial Hygiene Association's lobbying efforts for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would enhance the ability of first responders to respond to incidents of terrorism through preparedness assistance and an allocation of funds to carry out the program. Key...