DomPrep Journal

 

CBRNE

Featured in this issue: CBRNE: Warnings Heard, But Not Heeded!, By Richard Schoeberl; The Complex Biology of Chemical Threats, By Diana Hopkins; U.S. National Security: Does the Industrial Base Still Matter?, By Stephen V. Reeves; CBRNE Preparedness - The Necessary Prerequisites, By Steven Grainer; When High-Tech Fails: Back to Plan B, By Joseph Cahill; Implementing the National Health Security Strategy, By Craig Vanderwagen; Tailoring an Emergency Operations Plan, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Masurek; Future Chemical Challenges: Common Operating Picture Needed to Manage Common Problems, By Michael E. Forgey; Public Works Emergency Management - From Training to Reality, By David Geary & Tracy Fessler; Concepts of Information Sharing and Interoperability, By John Contestabile; Finding Comfort Around the World, By Catherine Feinman; and New Jersey, Ohio, Alaska & Georgia, By Adam McLaughlin

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Vocabulary on Preparedness

Featured in this issue: PTSD: Its Causes, Effects & Possible Strategies, By Joseph Cahill; Public Health Emergency Resilience: The Next Challenging Step, By Bruce Clements; The Missing Leg of a Well Balanced Facility Security Platform, By Joseph Trindal; Pre-Exposure Anthrax Vaccination: A Horse & Cart Situation?, By Thomas K. Zink; Private Sector Language: Resilience & the Supply Chain Element, By Dennis R. Schrader; Disaster Resilience: An Emergency Manager's Perspective, By Kay C. Goss; The Three "T"s of Terrorism - Finding the Facts in the News, By Jordan Nelms; USCG's Small-Vessel Security Strategy Ready for Launch, By Corey D. Ranslem; Storm Warnings: Communications and Utility Resilience, By Omar Alkhalaf; Air National Guard Resumes Life-Saving CCATT Mission, By Ellen Krenke; and Georgia, California, Kansas, and Colorado, By Adam McLaughlin

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Special Event Preparedness

Featured in this issue: Health/Medical Factors Critical in Pre-Planned Events, By Raphael Barishansky; Pre-Planned Events: An Aid to Preparedness, By Joseph Cahill; Lessons Learned in Tampa: Special Event Preparedness, By Sophia Paros; Working Together - More Than Just Protecting a Venue, By Chris Weber; Air Guard Strengthens Stance for Homeland Defense, Civil Support, By John Orrell; Should U.S. 'Take Out' Julian Assange?, By Neil Livingstone, Ph.D.; Using Virtual Worlds to Plan for Real World Challenges, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Florida's Second Civil Support Team Passes Initial Evaluation, By Thomas Kielbasa; and California, New Jersey, Arizona, and New Hampshire, By Adam McLaughlin

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FORECAST 2011

Featured in this issue:Leadership at the Scene of a Mass-Casualty Incident, By Joseph Cahill; Lessons Learned: Mass Casualties and Communication Gaps, By Sophia Paros; Intelligent EOC Design: Today & Tomorrow, By James (Jim) Fulton, Founder and Board Member, ESi; The Best Respiratory Protection at the Most Reasonable Cost, By Gary Dunn, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, AVON Protection Systems Inc.; Bringing Greater Life-Saving Capabilities to the Incident Scene, By Brad Stobb, Regional Support Manager, DHS Systems LLC; A Mandatory Need for Gold Standard Sampling, By Rodney Hudson, Founder/Owner, QuickSilver Analytics Inc.; An Improved Game Plan for 2011, By Mitch Saruwatari, Vice President, Quality & Compliance, LiveProcess; FEMA Official to Give Opening Keynote Address at the 2011 Public Health Preparedness Summit, By Jack Herrmann; and Massachusetts, Illinois, Tennessee, & Minnesota, By Adam McLaughlin

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BioPreparedness: Today, Tomorrow & Years Later

Featured in this issue: Biodetection: Today, Tomorrow & Years Later, By Glen Rudner; "Pathogens for Knuckleheads": The Enemy Within - Invisible & Infectious, By Christina Flowers; The Hospital ICS: Mainstream Solution, or Barely Used?, By Craig DeAtley; Hospital Emergency Departments - Infectious Diseases: The First Line of Defense, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; Swabs and Samples; Assays and Analytes, By Patti Riggs, Principal Chemist, QuickSilver Analytics; Bio-Preparedness: From the Top Down, By JL Smither; The Driving Forces Behind Policy Making, By Joseph Cahill; The Limits of Detection: A New Horizon Beckons, By Chris Weber; UTMB: From Disaster Planning to Long-Term Recovery, By Cameron W. Slocum & James Lee Witt; and Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire, By Adam McLaughlin

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Medical Preparedness

Featured in this issue: Functional Needs Support Services - A New Paradigm in Emergency Shelter Operations, By Bruce Clements; U.S. Vaccine Development: Expediting the Process, By Diana Hopkins; Field-Proven Medical Skills for Law-Enforcement Units, By Joseph Trindal; "My Loved One Was in That Bad Accident - Can You Help Me?", By Craig DeAtley; Hospital Emergency Planning - Hospitals Qualify as Critical Infrastructure, By Theodore Tully; Another Look at EMS Staffing in Action, By Joseph Cahill; The Reality of On-Scene Medical Control Physicians. By Raphael Barishansky; Reducing the H1N1 Risk: Public-Private Social Media Partnerships, By Tim Tinker, Senior Associate & Director, Booz Allen Hamilton's Center for Risk and Crisis Communication, and Marko Bourne, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton; Technology and Equipment: Training Needed on Both, By JL Smither; and North Carolina, New York, Georgia, and Nevada, By Adam McLaughlin

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CBRNE 2010

Featured in this issue:Emerging Trends in CBRN Detection - Moving Forward, By Glen Rudner; A Primer on PPE Training for Tactical Officers, By Richard Schoeberl; The EMS Role on FAST Teams & HazMat Assignments, By Joseph Cahill; TOPOFF 4 & Looking Glass RDD Lessons Learned, By Brandy Jones; Nuclear Smuggling: Detection Challenges & Hasty Acquisition, By Joseph Trindal; NIMS-ICS & the Private Sector - Good Fit, or a Stretch?, By Steven Grainer; DomPrep Survey: DHS PS-Prep Program...Raising Awareness, Prepared by Albert Romano, Senior Vice President, Homeland Security, Michael Baker Jr. Inc; Supported by Dennis R. Schrader, President, DRS International; Resilience: Developing Professionalism, Clarifying the Incentives, By Dennis R. Schrader; How Clean is Clean? Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning: A New Focus on Deficiencies, By Jordan Nelms; Gauging the Threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack, By Scott Stewart & Nathan Hughes; and Louisiana, Alabama, New Jersey, and Washington, By Adam McLaughlin

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PS-Prep, And Why YOU Should Care

Featured in this issue: The Insurance Industry's Role in PS-Prep, By Donald Byrne; Update on Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) Standards, By Diana Hopkins; "IT Security for Knuckleheads": Ten Basic Steps, By Allan Carey; Monitoring the Monitor: Additional Breakthroughs Predicted, By Joseph Cahill; Security Standards to Help Keep Federal Facilities Safe, By W. Craig Conklin; Public Safety Agencies Fight to Protect Privacy via Cyber Security, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Decision-Making in Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) Response, By Christopher Wrenn, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing, Environics USA; Lessons Learned from EOCs & Their IT Support, By Sophia Paros; and Florida, Washington D.C., Wisconsin, and Michigan, By Adam McLaughlin

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Global Disasters, Require Global Solutions

Featured in this issue: REPORT FROM SPAIN - The Andalusian Approach, By Dr. Alvaro Pemartin; Evacuation in the United Kingdom: Reshaping Policy, By Andy Oppenheimer; The Order of Saint John: Chivalry Is Not Dead, By Joseph Cahill; Just When Americans Thought the Cold War Was Over, By Neil C. Livingstone; DomPrep Survey: Evacuation Planning, Prepared by John Contestabile, Former Engineering & Emergency Services, Maryland Department of Transportation; Summarized by John F. Morton; International vs. National Standards Development - Sister Processes, By Diana Hopkins; Emergency Management: An International Focus, By Kay C. Goss; Lessons Learned from the Haiti Earthquake, By L. Browne-Barbee; Preparedness: Protecting Facilities Against CBRN Threats, By Dr. David Cullin, Senior Vice President, Technology Transition, ICx Technologies Inc.; and Iowa, Arizona, California & New Hampshire, By Adam McLaughlin

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Mass Casualty - Planning, Evacuation & Lessons Learned

Featured in this issue: COOP Planning Becomes Major Concern for Healthcare Facilities, By Raphael Barishansky; When Time Stops: Family Support After a Mass-Casualty Incident, By Joseph Cahill; NIMS/ICS Case Study: Evacuation & State-Managed Shelters, By Steven Grainer & Patricia Snead; The Time Square Bombing Plot: What it Means for America, By Neil C. Livingstone; DomPrep Survey: The Use of Social Media in Disaster Response, Prepared by Joseph Becker, Senior Vice President, Disaster Services, ARC; Summarized by John F. Morton; All Hazards Evacuations: All Means Every Disaster & Everyone, By Kay C. Goss; Needed: A Comprehensive Nuclear Forensics & Attribution Act, By Vayl Oxford; Full-Scale Exercise: The Multiple Realities of a Complex Simulation, By Adam McLaughlin; Coping with Chaos: The Aftermath of a CBRNE Incident, By Richard Schoeberl; Lessons Learned From an "Almost" Evacuation, By JL Smither; and Idaho, Texas, Oregon, & California, By Adam McLaughlin

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