Combating Terrorism: Proposed Transfer of the Domestic Preparedness Program : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, May 26, 1999

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Page 18 - San Bernardino, Calif. San Diego, Calif. San Francisco, Calif. San Jose, Calif. Santa Ana, Calif.
Page 11 - Thank you. Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, it is indeed a pleasure to be here again to discuss industrial base matters.
Page 3 - Department of State: US Information Agency under State starting October 1999. Department of Health and Human Services: Public Health Service; Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Department of Energy: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Environmental Protection Agency. Department of Transportation: Federal Aviation Administration; US Coast Guard. Department of Treasury: US Customs Service; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; US Secret Service. Central Intelligence Agency, National Security...
Page 51 - Standard Equipment List (SEL) to support acquisition of comparable equipment by DOJ for the first responder community. This equipment will conform to appropriate and applicable laws, regulations, and standards, such as those issued by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Fire Protection Association. FEMA has developed and implemented the Rapid Response Information System (RRIS), which contains an inventory of Federal assets that could be made available to assist...
Page 16 - Directive also established, within the National Security Council, the Office of the National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-Terrorism, to oversee these efforts. Secretary Cohen, Deputy Secretary Hamre, Attorney General Reno, FEMA Director Witt, and Director Clark at the NSC have been thoroughly engaged and are giving the challenges associated with this process their direct and continuing attention. With the interagency coordination process having now been formalized...
Page 50 - In particular, we arc using the National Emergency Training Center, which includes the National Fire Academy and the Emergency Management Institute, as well as State fire and emergency management training systems to deliver terrorism-related training to State and local responders. FEMA continues to emphasize the "train-the-trainer...
Page 18 - Chesapeake, Va. Chicago, III Cincinnati, Ohio Cleveland, Ohio Colorado Springs, Colo. Columbus, Ga. Columbus, Ohio Corpus Christi, Texas Dallas, Texas Dayton, Ohio Denver, Colo. Des Moines, Iowa Detroit, Mich. El Paso, Texas Fort Wayne, Ind. Fort Worth, Texas Freemont, Calif. Fresno, Calif. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Garland, Texas Glendale, Ariz. Glendale, Calif. Grand Rapids, Mich. Greensboro, NC Hialeah.Fla.
Page 4 - ... system will break down. The Department's counterterrorism request also includes $185 million for the Office of Justice Program's domestic preparedness efforts, an increase of $33 million. I anticipate that the President will direct the transfer of primary responsibility for the Nunn-Lugar-Domenici Domestic Preparedness Program from the Department of Defense to the Department of Justice, effective on October 1, 2000. In anticipation of this transfer, we are requesting $31 million for the costs...
Page 50 - July of this year. The NFA is utilizing the Training Resources and Data Exchange (TRADE) program to reach all SO 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.

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