"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-167).
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.
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.