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Title Combating terrorism : how prepared are state and local response organizations? / Lois M. Davis [and others].

Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxviii, 167 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-167).
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Preparedness activities -- ch. 3. Organizations' views about funding needs and relationships between perceived threat, funding, and preparedness -- ch. 4. Conclusions -- Appendix. A. Comparison of distribution of funding and support and preparedness activities -- B. Participation in federally sponsored programs since 9/11 -- C. Weighting and sampling design -- D. The survey instrument -- E. Survey III of federal preparedness programs for combating terrorism : fire department instrument.
Summary This book presents the results of the third and final wave of a national survey to elicit assessments of state and local response agencies of the activities they have undertaken after 9/11 to respond to terrorist-related incidents and of federal programs intended to improve preparedness and readiness for terrorism.
Other author Davis, Lois M.
Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (U.S.)
United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Civil defense -- United States -- Evaluation.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention -- Evaluation.
Emergency management -- United States -- Evaluation.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780833042392 (electronic bk.)
0833042394 (electronic bk.)