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The paper discusses the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) national incident management system (NIMS) that was developed so responders from different jurisdictions and disciplines might work together to respond to emergencies. The paper looks at the roles of the National Advisory Council and the Center for Disease Control in emergencies as well.
Sample of Sources Used:
- "Agents, diseases, & other threats." (2007). Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved June 19, 2007 from http://www.bt.cdc.gov/.
- "Are you ready?" (2007). FEMA. Retrieved June 19, 2007 from http://www.fema.gov/areyouready/emergency_planning.shtm.
- "Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention." (2007). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved June 19, 2007 from http://yosemite.epa.gov/oswer/Ceppoweb.nsf/content/epcraOverview.htm.
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- "FEMA announces membership of National Advisory Council." (19 June 2007). FEMA. Retrieved June 19, 2007 from http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=37154.
Cite this Term Paper:
Emergency Management (2008, August 31) Retrieved August 13, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/emergency-management-107285/
"Emergency Management" 31 August 2008. Web. 13 August. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/emergency-management-107285/>