TITLE

Preparedness Gap

AUTHOR(S)
DeChant, Chris
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS) program lacks the necessary funding to assists in mass-casualty disasters in the U.S. MMRS is a program that enhances the local governments preparedness in responding to disasters and manage critical incidents. The MMRS is asking for mutual aid assistance and support that the program needs for its survival because the federal government reduced the funding since 2005.
ACCESSION #
21387175

 

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