Preparedness Against Terrorist Attacks: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, June 9, 1999
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Emergency Management
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - 127 pages
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Page 57 - Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Energy...
Page 66 - Naughty Oklahoma T-Shirts." The posting described the sale of shirts featuring offensive and tasteless slogans related to the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Those interested in purchasing the shirts were instructed to call "Ken" at Zeran's home phone number in Seattle.
Page 50 - Council, the office of the National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-Terrorism to oversee these efforts.
Page 54 - DOD's efforts to enhance its response elements. Beginning in fiscal year 2001, DoJ will assume funding and programmatic responsibility for the Hotline, Helpline and Internet web site, but DOD will retain funding and programmatic responsibility for the chemical-biological database and the equipment testing program, as these program elements are integral to satisfying independent DOD needs. DoJ will coordinate with DOD in joint planning efforts so that the state and local responder communities will...
Page 71 - Investigation (FBI) gathers Intelligence and assesses the threat posed by domestic sources of terrorism. According to the US Intelligence community, conventional explosives and firearms continue to be the weapons of choice for terrorists. The...
Page 78 - Mr. Chairman, that concludes my prepared statement I would be happy to answer any questions at this time.
Page 84 - July of this year. The NFA is utilizing the Training Resources and Data Exchange (TRADE) program to reach all 50 States and all major metropolitan fire and rescue departments with training materials and course offerings. To date, over 46,000 fire and emergency response personnel have received ERT training. In addition, FEMA is using the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) to develop and deliver courses such as the Integrated Emergency Management Course on Terrorism that uses a terrorist attack scenario.
Page 72 - Nonproliferation testified that "the preparation and effective use of biological weapons by both potentially hostile states and by non-state actors, including terrorists, is harder than some popular literature seems to suggest.
Page 57 - ... foundation for an integrated across-the-board response, one that makes sense, and one that is truly responsive to the needs of first responders. The continued partnership for WMD preparation among local, State and Federal authorities will be essential to our success.
Page 51 - ... incident as a national disaster, which will serve as a triggering mechanism for marshaling needed federal support and assistance to state and local authorities. To ensure a coordinated national response to a WMD incident, FEMA developed the terrorism annex to the Federal Response Plan (FRP). The FRP is the federal government's manual for coordinating and employing its emergency management response assets to help support state and local responders in managing the consequences of natural and manmade...