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- Homeland Security: A Framework for Addressing the Nation's Efforts: GAO-01-1158T. Walker, David M. // GAO Reports;9/21/2001, p1
The United States now faces increasingly diverse threats that put great destructive power into the hands of small states, groups, and individuals. These threats range from cyber attacks on critical infrastructure to terrorist incidents involving weapons of mass destruction or infectious...
- Municipal Emergency Preparedness: The Local Face of Homeland Security. Neuby, Barbara L. // Public Manager;Winter2002/2003, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p46
Reports on the increased awareness on public health and emergency preparedness America. Development of an emergency preparedness plans in response to cold war issues; Accounts on the federal resources geared toward municipal security; ways of fighting biochemical attacks
- Virginia Beach Fire Department risk management plan. // Fire Engineering;Feb97, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p64
Provides an overview of the Virginia Beach Fire Department risk management plan. Objectives; Scope; Methodology; Responsibilities; Plan organization; Risk monitoring; Control measures.
- Juvenile Firesetter Assessments. Osmonson, Kathi // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p33
Emphasizes the importance of the Firesetter Intervention Program. Estimate of the response cost by fire departments in Anoka County, Minnesota; Background of the establishment of the Juvenile Firesetter Assessment Team; Factors considered in rating of the fire setter's risk factors.
- The fire chief should know. Judd, John // Fire Safety Engineering;May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p60
The article presents information on the change in the fire and rescue service, in the context of the wider Great Britain fire protection profession. The government's white paper "Our Fire and Rescue Service," published in 2003, described the prevention strategy as resting on the three strands...
- 16 Fire Fighter life Safay Initiatives. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p24
The article presents 16 fire fighter life safety initiatives which include defining and advocating cultural change within the fire service, enhancing personal and organizational accountability, and focusing greater attention on the integration of risk management with incident management.
- Trickle-Down Theory. Knopf, Dick // Fire Chief;May2005, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p42
Discusses the importance of a risk management plan in fire service in the U.S. Benefits of a good risk management program for fire departments; Objective of the plan; Levels of responsibility in risk management.
- Re-evaluating Risk. Serio, Gregory V. // Fire Chief;Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p38
The article focuses on the importance of enterprise risk management for fire departments in the U.S. It is stated that enterprise risk management will aid firefighters identify potential risks, and forecast future risks. Details on how risks affect an organization's overall health are also...
- Here's a tough question to answer. // Farmer-Stockman;Feb2012, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p44
The article discusses how to explain children about taxes, and states that they should be told that taxes are financial contributions made by everyone to the government to finance items for the welfare of everyone, such as roads, bridges, schools, police, and national defense.