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Community Preparedness and Response to Terrorism (Electronic book text)
Community Preparedness and Response to Terrorism (Electronic book text): James A Johnson, Gerald R. Ledlow, Mark A. Cwiek

Community Preparedness and Response to Terrorism (Electronic book text)

James A Johnson, Gerald R. Ledlow, Mark A. Cwiek

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What can we do to protect ourselves from a terrorist attack, and how can communities respond most effectively if the unthinkable should happen? The next large-scale terrorist attack on the United States could be carried out using any number of agents and delivery methods, including anthrax, smallpox, the water system, the agriculture industry; threats to bridges, tunnels, trains, airlines, and other transportation systems; suicide bombings in crowded cities, convention centers, and shopping malls; the possibilities are many, but not endless. Local preparation is critical. Until now, scant attention has been paid to the role of communities in preparing for and responding to terrorism. This invaluable set covers response. What can we do to protect ourselves from a terrorist attack, and how can communities respond most effectively if the unthinkable should happen? The next large-scale terrorist attack on the United States could be carried out using any number of agents and delivery methods, including anthrax, smallpox, the water system, the agriculture industry; threats to bridges, tunnels, trains, airlines, and other transportation systems; suicide bombings in crowded cities, convention centers, and shopping malls; the possibilities are many, but not endless. Local invaluable set covers chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive scenarios. Throughout, the focus is on community preparedness and response.

General

Imprint: Praeger Publishers Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2004
Editors: James A Johnson • Gerald R. Ledlow • Mark A. Cwiek
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 1120
ISBN-13: 978-6611106041
Categories: Books
LSN: 6611106049
Barcode: 9786611106041

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