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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 documents on a variety of topics.

Visit each sub-heading below for downloadable documents:


(1) CIVIL-MILITARY ISSUES

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


(2) NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES

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

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)

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. 2004. National Policy Coordination-Staff Statement no.8. (pdf document - 12 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

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. 2004. National Policy Coordination-Staff Statement no.8. (pdf document - 12 pages)

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)

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

American Health Lawyers Association. 2004. Emergency preparedness, response and recovery checklist: Beyond the emergency management plan. (pdf document - 43 pages)

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)

F.C. Aldridge Jr. Jan. 6, 2003. Memorandum for Chairman, [formation of] Defense Science Board . (pdf document - 2 pages)

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


(7) KEY PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Executive Order 12656 - Assignment of Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities. Nov. 18, 1988.

Executive Order 12919 - National Defense Industrial Resources Preparedness. June 7, 1994.

 

Last revised: October 12, 2005

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