Ridge OKs Initial National Response Plan

November 2003
Fire Chief;Nov2003, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on approval of authority for U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to coordinate federal agencies in disaster management. Provision of initial roadmap in disaster incidents; Design of incident management protocols.


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