ODP's Basic Awareness Training on CD-ROM

March 2004
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p20
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The article focuses on a basic awareness training program made available on CD-ROM by the Office of Domestic Preparedness (ODP) in the U.S. ODP is distributing free CD-ROMS of its Weapons of Mass Destruction Basic Awareness Training to emergency response agencies and organizations. The two-disc program was designed to help state and local jurisdictions, especially those in rural areas, prepare for terrorism incidents. Developed over the last two years, the CDs are compatible with the overall curriculum standards of the National Fire Academy and work on both Windows and Macintosh systems.


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