Responding to Catastrophic Events

Responding to Catastrophic Events

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Responding to Catastrophic Events brings together the leading scholars and practitioners of consequence management to instruct a new generation in how to respond to both natural disasters and manmade events. Focusing on the relationship of disaster management to national security and the Department of Defense, the contributors cover a range of potential scenarios and address the distinct responsibilities of first responders, the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, and State, and the military. They also point to the importance of having a plan for the media and knowing the legal obstacles and issues that may arise in a disaster situation. Using recent case studies to provide lessons learned for future responses to disasters, Responding to Catastrophic Events is a comprehensive and vital reader for any scholar of public policy, emergency management, or strategic studies.It limits the use of military forces for civilian law enforcement, and also applies tO the Navy by regulation (December 1981). ... Army Regulation 130a€”5 / Air Force Manual Document 10, Organization and Functions ofNational Guard Bureau, Department of the Army ... Response Force (HRF) Fact Sheet, a€ June 3, 2010, at http://www.defense.gov/news/d20100603H RF.pdf, accessed on April 17, 2012.


Title:Responding to Catastrophic Events
Author: Jeffrey A. Larsen
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-05-30
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