TITLE

DHS Completes First TOPOFF 4 Exercise

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the completion of the TopOff4 Command Post Exercise, by the Department of Homeland Security in the United States which is a congressionally mandated counterterrorism exercise for top officials. The exercise was held from June 19 to 22, 2006 and has been organized to help prevent and respond to a simulated terrorist attack using weapons of mass destruction. It was conducted with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
ACCESSION #
21831819

 

Related Articles

  • Notices: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.  // Federal Register;6/18/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 117, p36556 

    The article offers information on the notices of the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security. It discusses several notifications including amendment of the notice of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma, amendment of the notice of a major disaster...

  • "Some Real Homeland Security". Brockmeier, Bill // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2006, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p6 

    This article focuses on the views of the author after the September 9/11 terrorist attack in 2001. The author feels that they are not safer since 9/11 and that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is not doing its job. Moving the U.S. Coast Guard under the purview of the U.S. Federal...

  • Heart of the Matter. Sullivan, Eileen // Sea Power;Jun2006, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p28 

    The article reports on the federal recommendations that would affect the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the organization that is infamous for its response to Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. It was reported that Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs suggested...

  • DHS Announces 2009 Grant Guidance.  // Fire Chief;Dec2008, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p14 

    The article reports on the release of the "FY 2009 Application Guidance" by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency for 14 federal grant programs in the U.S. The program has allocated $1.7 billion and was divided into four programs, including State...

  • Homeland Security: Observations on DHS and FEMA Efforts to Prepare for and Respond to Major and Catastrophic Disasters and Address Related Recommendations and Legislation: GAO-07-1142T.  // GAO Reports;7/31/2007, p1 

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) faces the simultaneous challenges of preparing for the season and implementing the reorganization and other provisions of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006. The Act stipulated...

  • Your Questions Answered. Gilman, Julian // Emergency Management;May2008, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p48 

    An interview with Julian Gilman, preparedness officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency for Texas and New Mexico, is presented. When asked about his thoughts on regionalization, he states that regionalization is a good thing when all parties...

  • The fate of FEMA. VLAHOS, KELLEY // HS Today;Feb2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p12 

    The article examines the question of whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) should remain part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or become a separate agency. Proponents of the separation between FEMA and DHS believe that FEMA's being under the DHS often creates...

  • DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.  // United States Government Manual;2009/2010, p225 

    The article features the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As of 2009, the department is headed by Secretary Janet Napolitano. The department is responsible in ensuring that the country's borders are safe and secure, as well as promoting the free-flow of commerce. The department's...

  • DHS Grants Will Pay For Surveillance.  // Government Video;Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p24 

    The article reports on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants programs supervised by the Federal Emergency Management Security (FEMA) to pay for physical security equipment in the U.S. in 2011. It explains that the 12 grant programs will help states in preventing terrorist attacks and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics