Preparedness Gap

DeChant, Chris
June 2006
Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p82
Trade Publication
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.


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