Combating Terrorism: Federal Response Teams Provide Varied Capabilities; Opportunities Remain to Improve Coordination
DIANE Publishing, 2001 - Всего страниц: 77
Reviews federal agency teams that can respond to and help manage the consequences of a domestic terrorist incident involving chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear agents or weapons. It discusses (1) the characteristics of federal response teams, (2) whether duplication among teams belonging to different agencies exists, (3) the budget requirements process for teams and how the budgets are linked to a national strategy, and (4) initiatives to improve the operational coordination of federal response teams across agency lines. Defines response teams as groups of personnel and equipment that could deploy to or near an incident site to provide assistance. Charts and tables.
agents or weapons aircraft or ground Biological Terrorist Incident Chemical Terrorist Incident collateral duty combating terrorism Comments Consequence Management Response Continued From Previous Decker decontaminate the incident Department of Defense Department of Energy Department of Health deploy draft report Emergency Management Agency Emergency Response Team Environmental Protection Agency evaluate agent property Federal Consequence Management Federal Emergency Management Federal Response Plan federal response teams federal teams FEMA Functions of Federal ground transportation Hazardous Substances Pollution Health and Human Human Services incident command system incident Triage medical Interagency Steering Group Management Response Teams Medical Response Teams National Medical Response national strategy national-level Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oil and Hazardous Pollution Contingency Plan Presidential Decision Directives radiological agents Radiological Emergency Response scenarios Selected Functions Substances Pollution Contingency team incident technical advice Terrorist Incident Dismantle Travels by commercial U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps Veterans Affairs victims from Provide Weapons of Mass
Стр. 50 - First Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, /. Assessing the Threat, December 15, 1999; and.
Стр. 63 - The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is transmitting the Department's response to this draft report in our capacity as the Department's designated focal point and coordinator for US Government Accountability Office reports.
Стр. 13 - Plan is authorized under the Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 USC 5121 et. seq., as amended, and 44 Code of Federal Regulations Subchapters D (Disaster Assistance) and E (Preparedness).
Стр. 12 - The Federal Response Plan, originally drafted in 1992 and updated in 1999, is authorized under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act; PL 93-288 as amended). The plan outlines the planning assumptions, policies, concept of operations, organizational structures, and specific assignment of responsibilities to lead departments and agencies in providing federal assistance once the President has declared an emergency requiring federal assistance.