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Site Map - Homeland Security

Forging Public-Private Relationships

- A regional disaster plan that encompasses Seattle, Washington, can serve as an example to other localities.

From Response to Recovery

- A new draft framework for disaster management focuses on the recovery plans of federal agencies, including the role of the private sector.

NYPD Radicalization Report

- An influential report by the New York Police Department’s Intelligence Division charts common factors and stages in the path to radical Islam and terrorist violence.

Urban Area Perspective - Denver

- Security Management interviews Daniel T. Alexander, director of the City and County of Denver's Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

Yet Another Cyber "Wake-up Call"

- A groundbreaking study reveals that cyberattacks are becoming more severe, and security managers, while concerned, lack the tools to combat the threat.

The Evolving Terrorist Threat

- For years terrorism experts have allayed concerns over domestic "homegrown" terrorists in the United States, but that attitude is changing in light of events such as the November shootings at Fort Hood.

Chemical Security

- The Senate is considering House legislation that would make CFATS law and require many businesses to evaluate the feasibility of switching to safer chemicals.

Urban Area Perspective - Chicago

- An interview with Raymond Orozco, the executive director of the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications

The Push for Safer Chemicals

- Some security professionals and environmental activists have joined forces to push the chemical industry to substitute  inherently safer technologies for dangerous chemicals terrorists could attack.

Israel's Lessons in Public Resilience

- A U.S. government-supported study examines how Israel’s candid approach to terrorism threats creates a resilient citizenry that can bounce back after an attack.

Urban Area Perspective - Philadelphia

- Security Management interviews MaryAnn Tierney, deputy managing director for emergency management in the city of Philadelphia.

Pandemic Lessons Learned

- The government delivered a unified message on the severity of the H1N1 virus, but it later faltered in vaccine delivery and disease tracking.

Urban Area Perspective - Hampton Roads

- Security Management interviews Rich Flannery, emergency management administrator at Virginia's Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.
 




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