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Analysis

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The Vacation Lane Group maintains a special interest in integration of scientific, engineering, technical (including legal, and medical) information into decision-makers' decisions. The Vacation Lane Group (VLG) produces, publishes and disseminates analysis reports on a variety of topics.

Visit each sub-heading below for downloadable analysis documents:


(1) CIVIL-MILITARY ISSUES

Cumming, W. R., Rubin, C.B. and Renda-Tanali, I. 2003. Time Line of Federal Civil Response Planning (1952-2002)(draft) (JPEG document)

Cumming, W. R. 2004. The civil defense legacy. Journal of Civil Defense. 37 (2). Florida. (Word file - 4 pages)

 


(2) NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES

Barnett, J.W. Jan. 2004. Insight into foreign thoughtworlds for national security decision makers. Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) document D-2665. (pdf document - 60 pages)

Bowers, M. J. Oct. 3, 2003. Legal aspects of WMD events. R.A.M. & Associates LLC. (presentation). (PowerPoint document - 111 slides)

Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute (CBACI). November 2000. Bioterrorism in the United States: Threat, Preparedness and Response
[339 pages]
http://www.cbaci.org/PDFCDCFinalReport.pdf

Cumming, W. R. 2005.The NSC’s 1988 Staff Effort to Create a National Security Emergency Plan for Large Scale Domestic Events. (Word document - 4 pages).

Cumming, W. R. 2004. The civil defense legacy. Journal of Civil Defense. 37 (2). Florida. (Word document - 4 pages)

Cumming, W. R. 2005. Why the feds and local governments don't trust the states and vice versa on WMD preparedness. (Word document - 6 pages)

Kean, T.H. et al. 9/11 Public Discourse Project . Sept. 14, 2005. Report on the status of 9/11 Commission recommendations - Part I: Homeland security, emergency preparedness and response . (pdf document - 11 pages)

The White House. July 22, 1982. National Security Decision Directive (NSDD)47 - Emergency Mobilization Preparedness (Word document - 11 pages)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Homeland Security Advisory Council. June 2004. A report from the task force on state and local homeland security funding. (pdf document - 30 pages)


(3) MITIGATION

Wetlands Protection: Corps of Engineers Does Not Have an Effective Oversight Approach to Ensure That Compensatory Mitigation Is Occurring. GAO-05-898, September 8. (pdf document)

Highlights - (pdf document)


(4) NATURAL DISASTERS

Kettl, D. F. Sept. 2005. The worst is yet to come: Lessons from September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. Fells Institute of Government. University of Pennsylvania. Report 05-01. (pdf document - 19 pages)


(5) PREPAREDNESS: including personnel, training and exercises, logistics, readiness

ASDA Newsletter. May-June 2003. January 24, 1991 Stickney memorandum on FEMA's response readiness. 33 (3)(Word document - 4 pages)

Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute (CBACI). November 2000. Bioterrorism in the United States: Threat, Preparedness and Response
[339 pages]
http://www.cbaci.org/PDFCDCFinalReport.pdf

Cumming, W. R. May 2003. FEMA response to hazmats: The struggle to develop an effective organizational response. (Unpublished) (Word document - 82 pages)

Cumming, W. R., Rubin, C.B. and Renda-Tanali, I. 2003. Time line of federal civil response planning (1952-2002)(draft) (JPEG document)

Kettl, D. F. Sept. 2005. The worst is yet to come: Lessons from September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. Fells Institute of Government. University of Pennsylvania. Report 05-01. (pdf document - 19 pages)

The White House. July 22, 1982. National Security Decision Directive (NSDD)47 - Emergency Mobilization Preparedness (Word document - 11 pages)


(6) POLICY and FIRST PRINCIPALS

Cumming, W. R., Rubin, C.B. and Renda-Tanali, I. 2003. Time line of federal civil response planning (1952-2002)(draft) (JPEG document)

Cumming, W. R., Rubin, C.B. and Renda-Tanali, I. 2004. A concept of homeland security functions. Revision 1a. (pdf document - 1 page)

 

 

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