Introduction to Homeland Security

ISBN-10: 0750677872

ISBN-13: 9780750677875

Edition: 2004

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This text provides educators, students and practitioners with a comprehensive account of past and current homeland security reorganization and practices, policies and programs in relation to government restructuring.
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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 9/2/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

George Haddow currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management at The George Washington University, Washington, DC and at the Homeland Security Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Program. Prior to joining George Washington University, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.

Jane A. Bullock has worked in emergency management for over 20 years most recently as the Chief of Staff to James Lee Witt the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities, provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency's resources, including the disaster relief fund. Represented the Director and the Administration with Congress, State and municipal governments, foreign officials, constituent groups and the media. Served as a principal spokesperson for the Agency's programs both before, during and after disasters. Chief architect of FEMA's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, a nationwide effort by communities and businesses to implement prevention and risk reduction programs. Principal on a project to create National Disaster Response and Mitigation system for Argentina and in six Central American and Caribbean countries. Served as part of the Clinton Administration's communications team for the Y2K issue.

Table Of Contents
- Historic Overview of the Terrorist Threat
- Statutory Authority
- Organizational Actions
- Hazards
- Safety and Security
- Mitigation and Preparedness
- Response and Recovery
- Communications
- Technology
The Future of Homeland Security
List of Acronyms
U.S.A. Patriot Act Summary
Homeland Security Act of 2002
List of State Emergency Management Offices
List of State Homeland Security Contacts
List of Coproation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Homeland Security Grantees
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Preparedness and Planning Information Sites
Select Web Sites for Additional Information
Safe Conference Report
California State Agency Guidance: Homeland Security Advisory System
Communicating During Emergencies Glossary of Hazard Terms
References
Index
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