Terrorism, Security, Public
Health, and Public Safety
For expert-selected web resources for "First Responders"
on bioterrorism and public safety, see www.search.nap.edu/shelves/first/.
This website includes a search engine providing access to more than
3000 related Web pages.
For information regarding The Henry L. Stimson Center Chemical
and Biological Weapons Nonproliferations Project, see www.stimson.org/cwc/terror.htm
For bioterrorism publications at the National Institute of
Allergies and Infectious Diseases, see www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/bioterrorism.htm
The article entitled "Bioterrorism on the Home Front: A New
Challenge for American Medicine" by H. Clifford Lane, MD and Anthony
S. Fauci, MD (Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol.
286 No. 20, November 28, 2001) is available online at www.jama.ama-assn.org
For information about state and Center for Disease Control
activities and resources, see the CDC website on Public Health Emergency
Preparedness & Response at www.bt.cdc.gov/
For information About Anthrax and Bioterrorism, including
bioterrorism plans and a bioterrorism report, see www.cdc.gov/mmwr/indexbt.html
and Response Concerns
The National Response Team maintains a webpage entitled Preparedness
and Response Links to the Internet at www.nrt.org
For information concerning a new publication for homeland
protection professionals: Homeland Protection Profession: Coordinating
Domestic Preparedness, see www.hppmag.com
"Living with Risk" "a 400 page study of the lessons learned
by experts and communities in response to hazards presented by natural
forces as well as technological accidents and degradation. This
report was done under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Secretariat
of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). Visit
Articles on Other Homeland
For an article on "Education and Training Initiatives Needed
to Address Threats and Challenges to Homeland Security" by Paula
Gordon (August 14, 2002), see www.mipt.org/pdf/education-traininginitiatives.pdf
For an article on "Infrastructure Threats and Challenges:
Before and After September 11, 2001" by Paula Gordon, see http://users.rcn.com/pgordon/homeland
For an article entitled "Using E-Technology to Advance Homeland
Security Efforts" by Paula Gordon, see http://users.rcn.com/pgordon/homeland
For an article on "International Relations and National Agendas
After September 11, 2001" by Paula Gordon, see http://users.rcn.com/pgordon/homeland
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