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CBRNE 2012

Featured in this issue: CBRN FUNDING: Going Backwards Is Not Smart, By Stephen Reeves; Protecting Subway Riders from a Chemical Attack, By Joselito S. Ignacio; Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI), By W. Ross Ashley; Hospital Preparedness for "Chemical/Detergent" Suicides, By Craig DeAtley; The Detection Triage - A Systematic Approach to Identification, By Glen D. Rudner; Libya's Missing Chemical Caches: The Weapons of Armageddon?, By Richard Schoeberl; Advances in Medical Countermeasures for Chemical Terrorism, By Bruce Clements; A Helping Hand from CBRN Response Force, By Jamie Stowe; New HazMat Challenges for Modern EMS Units, By Joseph Cahill; Equipment Standardization - A New-Old Approach, By Jordan Nelms; HELP: A New Approach to Volunteer Management, By Tony Lamberth; Narrowing the Search for the Best Detection Devices, By Thomas Norstrand; and Needed: "Off-the-Shelf" Solutions for CBRN, By James Wilcox

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DRUGS

Featured in this issue: The Most Dangerous Existential Threat: Illegal Drugs, By H Steven Blum; Drug Traffickers, Insurgents & Safe Havens - Lessons Learned from Plan Colombia, By Mark Coomer; Addiction in Emergency Services: Coworkers Help, Denial Hurts, By Victor Welzant; The "Big Business" of Drug Smuggling, By Michael S. Brewer & Lawrence O'Connell; NIMS/ICS and Drug-Enforcement Operations - Yes and No, By Stephen Grainer; IT and the New Fight Against Drug Trafficking & Gangs, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Narcan: The Spray That Saves, By Joseph Cahill; Emergency Responses to CDLs: The Hidden Dangers, By Christina Spoons; PTSD: The Front Lines of a New Conflict, By Kate Rosenblatt; Lessons Learned: The Mass Shootings in Tucson, By Sophia Paros; and Forensic Incident Responses & Security Preparedness, By Dawn R. Blanche

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SHARING

Featured in this issue: Disinformation: The Real Cyber Security Challenge?, By W. Ross Ashley III; RR/SAP: The Process of Building Resiliency, By Jerry Brashear; The Role of Social Media Before, During, and After a Disaster, By Christina Spoons; IT Preparedness: At Long Last, a Major DHS Priority, By Jordan Nelms; The Social Media: A Seismic Opportunity, By Jordan Scott; Funding Realities & Emergency Preparedness: A Grim Outlook, By Raphael Barishansky; Emergency Responder 24/7 Information Tool Available Online, By Cortney Streets; Scrubbing Source Data at the Local Level, By Michael Jacoby; "Scrubbing Source Data": The EPA Response, By EPA Office of Information; "Route PM": Building a Better Evacuation Plan, By Geoff Brown; Operation Tomodachi: The U.S./DoD Response to Fukushima, By Jamie Stowe; The InfraGard Alliance: Personal Relations & Information Sharing, By Sheri Donahue; and Surviving the End of the World, By Joseph Cahill

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FORECAST 2012

Featured in this issue: An Interview with The Honorable Tom Ridge, By Aaron Sean Poynton; Incident Management Doctrine: Who Is In Charge?, By Marko Bourne & Mary Anne McKown; Biosurveillance: Detecting the Next "Silent" Attack, By Lou Banks; Defining Emergency Management in the 21st Century, By Anthony S. Mangeri; The Future of EMS: Upward & Outward, By Joseph Cahill; Today and Tomorrow: Approaching the Mythical Tricorder, By Christopher Wrenn; Emergency Management - Measurements of Success, By Mitch Saruwatari; Social Media - The Path Ahead, By Mary Lilley; and The 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit: Regroup, Refocus, Refresh, By Jack Herrmann

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TRACKING, The Emerging Technology

Featured in this issue: Emerging Technology Enables Mass Patient Evacuations, By Bruce Clements; Reasonable Search - Or Another "Big Brother" Situation?, By Richard Schoeberl; Tracking and Locating Fire and Emergency Personnel, By Christina Spoons; Joplin & Irene Force Changes in Hospital Evac Plans, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; Mapping: An Increasingly Valuable Emergency Management Tool, By Kay C. Goss; Identifying Biological Hazards as They Happen, By Joseph Cahill; The Impact of Tracking on Response Efforts, By Omar Alkhalaf; and Oklahoma, California, Virginia, and Florida, By Adam McLaughlin

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Medical Countermeasures

Featured in this issue: The Public Health Ethics of Contagion, By Bruce Clements; HICS National Summit: Building on the Past, Preparing for the Future, By Craig DeAtley; MCM Dispensing: The Public Health Point of View, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; Tennessee Hospitals Use HERT to Enhance Preparedness, By Shannon Arledge; Afterglow - Countering the Deadly Effects of Radiation, By Joseph Cahill; Sacramento P.D. Incorporates Training with Private-Sector Businesses, By Adam McLaughlin; Radiological and Psychological Medical Countermeasures, By Sophia Paros; CDP's School Bus Enhances Mass Triage Scenario, By Shannon Arledge; Michigan Plans Cyber-Defense Squads, New Command Center, By Adam McLaughlin; Public Health Lessons from Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee, By Beth McAteer; and Georgia & California, By Adam McLaughlin

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Resilience - A Look Back...A Step Forward

Featured in this issue: Attaining Resilience: Getting from Here to There, By Robert McCreight; Resurrection & Remembrance: The World Trade Center, By Joseph Cahill; Countering a Multimodal Martyrdom Operation, By Joseph Trindal; Building Resilience: Emergency Management Standards, Technology, and Training, By Kay C. Goss, CEM; Anthrax Prevention - Risks vs. Benefits, By Thomas K. Zink; The Next Pandemic: Understanding the Public Health Role, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; Emergency Preparedness: The ABGs of Radiation, By Jeffrey Williams; Improving Situational Awareness During a Nuclear/Chemical Attack, By Omar Alkhalaf; ECBC - Protecting Those Who Protect Others, By Catherine Feinman; and Connecticut, Louisiana, New York, and Colorado, By Adam McLaughlin

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What If...Training for the Worst-Case Scenario

Featured in this issue: Answering the "What Ifs" With Real-Life Training, By Richard Schoeberl; Training, Exercises, and the ICS: A Natural Fit, By Stephen Grainer; The New CDC "Zombies" of Emergency Preparedness, By Joseph Cahill; All-Hazards Response Training Updated & Expanded, By Shannon Arledge; Corporate Support for a Healthcare Facility in Crisis, By Craig DeAtley; The Growing Complexities of Port-Rescue Operations, By Corey Ranslem; UK Approaches in Disaster Medical Education, By Robert Stellman & James Matheson; Studying Hazardous Material Protective Gear in Action, By Terrence K. Cloonan; Training for Multi-Agency Response Efforts, By JL Smither; and Michigan, New York, North Carolina & Wisconsin, By Adam McLaughlin

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GRANTS

In this issue: Now Hiring: Grant Seekers May Apply, C. Feinman; Making Funds Count: Developing a Grant-Making Program, M. Mindlin; A Three-Question Approach to Grants, J. Cahill; Peer Review of Grant Applications: How to Succeed, A. Coelho; Evaluating the Effectiveness of Grants - The Anatomy of Success, D. Thorpe; Federal Government Initiatives on Grant Alignment, C. Helminiak; Needed From DHS: An Institutional Commitment to Change, M. Mayer; National Preparedness Grants - Strategies for Investment Reductions, D. Schrader; Reducing the Community's Risk - One Grant at a Time, A. Mangeri; Federal Domestic Funding: Overview & Outlook, C. Parker; Responder Funding: FEMA & Other Federal Preparedness Grants, C. Streets; Using Grant Data to Improve Communications Interoperability, N.B. Houser; Funding the Responders: What Happens Next?, G. Rudner; Challenges & Opportunities for Emergency Response Agencies, M. Roessler; Not All Preparedness Grants Are the Same, R. Duncan; & VT, D.C., TX & LA, A. McLaughlin

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Communicating & Planning - Before, During, and After a Disaster

Featured in this issue: Before Disaster Strikes: Five Preparedness Measures Every Community Should Know, By Andrew Sachs; The Public Health Role During Mass-Fatality Incidents, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; The Joplin Tornado: 45 Seconds of Danger, a Lifetime of Lessons, By Craig DeAtley; Public Health and Medical Interoperability Challenges, By Bruce Clements; NLE 2011: Successful Learning, Plus Partnership Building, By Kay C. Goss; Man-Caused Incidents - New Challenges & Systems, By Steve Grainer; Antidotes: The Care and Cure for "What Ails You", By Joseph Cahill; The New PLAN: Government Alerts Enter the 21st Century, By Rodrigo ("Roddy") Moscoso; Manmade Disasters and Interoperability, By Omar Alkhalaf; Changing Trends in Maritime Piracy Represent a New Threat, By Michael S. Brewer & Scott Brewer; and California, Nevada, Texas & New Jersey, By Adam McLaughlin

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