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United States Department of Homeland Security

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Civics and citizenship toolkit : a collection of educational resources for immigrants by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a comprehensive collection of official U.S. government publications designed to help new permanent residents prepare for the naturalization process. Includes: Welcome to the United States; Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos; Civics Flash Cards; Learn About the United States, Quick Civics Lessons; the Citizen's Almanac; the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution pocket edition; A Promise of Freedom, Introduction to U.S. History (DVD); and Library Services for Immigrants
National infrastructure protection plan by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national strategy for the physical protection of critical infrastructures and key assets( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national strategy for physical protection of critical infrastructures and key assets serves as a critical bridge between the national strategy for homeland security and a national protection plan to be developed by the Department of Homeland Security
The national strategy to secure cyberspace( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace provides a framework for protecting this infrastructure that is essential to our economy, security, and way of life"--Page iii
Firefighter fatalities in the United States in ...( )

in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States is designed to identify all of the on-duty firefighter fatalities that occur in the United States and to analyze the circumstances surrounding each occurrence
Preparing makes sense : get ready now( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Code of federal regulations by United States( )

in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notice of change to the National Response Plan( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Update to the National response plan, incorporating new Presidential directives, legislative changes, and procedural changes based on lessons learned from exercises and real world incidents
Quick reference guide for the National Response Plan by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National response plan by United States( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The NRP will be updated periodically as required to incorporate new Presidential directives, legislative changes, and procedural changes based on lessons learned from exercises and actual events"--P. 59
The U.S. Homeland Security forces by Hunter Keeter( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses key facts about the Homeland Security, including its history, function, and the branches of the armed forces that participate
Exploring terrorist targeting preferences by Martin C Libicki( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governments spend billions to protect against terrorism. Might it help to understand what al Qaeda would achieve with each specific attack? This book examines various hypotheses of terrorist targeting: is it (1) to coerce, (2) to damage economies, (3) to rally the faithful, or (4) a decision left to affiliates? This book analyzes past attacks, post hoc justifications, and expert opinion to weigh each hypothesis
Breaching the fortress wall : understanding terrorist efforts to overcome defensive technologies by Brian A Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology systems play a key role within a larger, integrated strategy to target groups' efforts and protect the public from the threat of terrorist violence. This study draws on relevant data from the history of a variety of terrorist conflicts to understand terrorists' counter-technology efforts. Fully exploring adversaries' counter-technology behaviors can help make the best choices to protect from the nation from the threat of terrorism
BioWatch PCR assays : building confidence, ensuring reliability / Committee on PCR Standards for the BioWatch Program, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"BioWatch is an air monitoring system deployed in jurisdictions around the country with the goal of detecting the presence of certain high risk pathogenic microorganisms. It relies on a network of federal and nonfederal collaborative relationships to be successful, and is one part of a larger array of disease surveillance, intelligence-gathering, and biomonitoring activities in support of public safety and health. The assays used in the BioWatch system to detect the presence of pathogens in collected samples rely on the technique of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to sensitively and specifically amplify target nucleic acid sequences. BioWatch PCR Assays evaluates and provides guidance on appropriate standards for the validation and verification of PCR tests and assays in order to ensure that adequate performance data are available to public health and other key decision makers with a sufficient confidence level to facilitate the public health response to a BioWatch Actionable Response. This report discusses principles of performance standards, reviews information from several existing guidance documents and standards that might be applicable to BioWatch, and discusses assay testing efforts that have occurred or are ongoing. BioWatch PCR Assays provides recommendations on general principles and approaches for a performance standard and validation framework to meet BioWatch's mission. The report also considers how developments in technology, particularly in multiplex PCR and next-generation sequencing, can contribute to the ability of the BioWatch program to meet current and future challenges. This report has been determined to contain information exempt from disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552(b). Section 15 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act provides that the National Academies shall make its final report available to the public unless the National Academies determines that the report would disclose matters described in one or more of the exemption provisions under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In such case, the National Academies "shall make public an abbreviated version of the report that does not disclose those matters." This unrestricted, abbreviated version of the report represents, in so far as possible, the committee's findings, recommendations, and other substantive material without disclosing materials described in 5 U.S.C. 552(b)"--Publisher's description
Water control gates : guidelines for inspection and evaluation by American Society of Civil Engineers( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National emergency responses( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready Kids activity book( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various activities that teach children about how to prepare for emergencies
National infrastructure protection plan : partnering to enhance protection and resiliency by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The overarching goal of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (nipp) is to build a safer, more secure, and more resilient America by preventing, deterring, neutralizing, or mitigating the effects of deliberate efforts by terrorists to destroy, incapacitate, or exploit elements of our Nation's critical infrastructure and key resources (cikr) and to strengthen national preparedness, timely response, and rapid recovery of cikr in the event of an attack, natural disaster, or other emergency. In seven chapters, this publication describes the purpose, goals, scope, and applicability of the nipp. Following an introduction, Chapter 2, "Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities," includes a brief overview of the relevant authorities and outlines the principal roles and responsibilities of: dhs; SSAs and GCCs; nipp partners at all levels of government and in the private sector; cikr owners and operators; and other partners who share responsibility in protecting the Nation's cikr. Chapter 3, "The Strategy: Managing Risk," addresses the use of the nipp risk management framework as part of the overall effort to ensure the protection and resiliency of our Nation's cikr. Dhs, the SSAs, and their public and private sector partners share responsibility for implementation of the nipp risk management framework. Chapter 4, "Organizing and Partnering for cikr Protection," states that to be effective, the nipp must be implemented using organizational structures and partnerships committed to sharing and protecting the information needed to achieve the nipp goal and supporting objectives described in chapter 1. dhs, in close collaboration with the SSAs, is responsible for overall coordination of the nipp partnership organization and information-sharing network. Chapter 5, "cikr Protection as Part of the Homeland Security Mission," describes the linkages between the nipp, the SSPs, and other cikr protection strategies, plans, and initiatives that are most relevant to the overarching national homeland security and cikr protection missions. It also describes how the unified national cikr protection effort integrates elements of the homeland security mission, including preparedness and activities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies. Sector-specific linkages to these other national frameworks are addressed in the SSPs. Chapter 6, "Ensuring an Effective, Efficient Program Over the Long Term," addresses the efforts needed to ensure an effective, efficient cikr protection program over the long term. It focuses particularly on the long-lead-time elements that require sustained plans and investments over time, such as generating skilled human capital, developing high-tech systems, and building public awareness. Chapter 7, "Providing Resources for the cikr Protection Program," describes an integrated, risk-informed approach to: guide resource support for the national cikr protection program; focus Federal grant assistance to State, local, tribal, and territorial entities; and complement relevant private sector activities. Appended are: (1) Special Considerations: Cross-Sector Cybersecurity and International cikr Protection; (2) Summary of Relevant Statutes, Strategies, and Directives; (3) The Protection Program: nipp Core Criteria for Risk Assessments; Existing cikr Protection Programs and Initiatives; and Infrastructure Data Warehouse; (4) Existing Coordination Mechanisms; (5) Integrating cikr Protection as Part of the Homeland Security Mission: State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Considerations; and Recommended Homeland Security Practices for Use by the Private Sector; and (6) s&t Plans, Programs, and Research & Development. (Contains 21 figures and 4 tables.)
Transportation systems sector-specific plan : an annex to the national infrastructure protection plan( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Transportation Systems SSP describes collaboratively developed strategies to reduce risks to critical transportation infrastructure from the broad range of known and unknown terrorism threats
Unleash the power : the Small Unit Excellence Conference post-conference report, 28-30 April 2009( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Civics and citizenship toolkit : a collection of educational resources for immigrants
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Homeland Security

ABD Kamu Güvenlik Teşkilatı

Ameerika Ühendriikide Sisejulgeolekuministeerium

Ameriketako Estatu Batuetako Segurtasun Nazionalerako Saila

ASV Tēvzemes drošības departaments

Bộ An ninh Nội địa Hoa Kỳ

D.H.S.

Departament Bezpieczeństwa Krajowego Stanów Zjednoczonych

Departamento de Segurança Interna dos Estados Unidos

Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos ministerio estadounidense

Departemen Keamanan Dalam Negeri Amerika Serikat

département de la Sécurité intérieure des États-Unis département de l'administration fédérale américaine objectif est d'organiser et d'assurer la sécurité intérieure, créé en novembre 2002 à l'initiative du président George W. Bush

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security United States

Dept. of Homeland Security.

Det amerikanske sikkerhetsdepartementet

DHS.

Dipartimento della Sicurezza Interna degli Stati Uniti d'America dipartimento del Gabinetto del Governo federale

Homeland Security Dept.

Jabatan Keselamatan Tanah Air Amerika Syarikat

Jungtinių Valstijų nacionalinio saugumo departamentas

Ministarstvo domovinske sigurnosti Sjedinjenih Američkih Država

Ministerium für Innere Sicherheit der Vereinigten Staaten

Ministerium für Innere Sicherheit der Vereinigten Staaten US-Ministerium

Ministerstvo vnitřní bezpečnosti Spojených států amerických

National Biosurveillance Integration Center

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding

Spojené státy americké Department of Homeland Security

United States Departament nat︠s︡ionalʹnoĭ bezopasnosti

United States Department of Homeland Security

United States Department of Homeland Security een Amerikaans ministerie dat in 2003 werd ingesteld door de Amerikaanse President George W. Bush

United States Dept. of Homeland Security

United States. Homeland Security, Department of

United States Homeland Security, Dept. of

US. Department of Homeland Security

USA:s inrikessäkerhetsdepartement

Υπουργείο Εσωτερικής Ασφάλειας των ΗΠΑ

АҚШ ішкі кауіпсіздік департаменті

Департамент внутрішньої безпеки США

Министерство внутренней безопасности

Министерство за внатрешна безбедност на САД

Министерство на вътрешната сигурност на САЩ

היימלאנד זיכערהייט

המחלקה לביטחון המולדת של ארצות הברית

وزارة الأمن الداخلي في الولايات المتحدة

وزارت امنیت داخلی ایالات متحده آمریکا

กระทรวงความมั่นคงแห่งมาตุภูมิ

미국 국토안보부

アメリカ合衆国国土安全保障省

美國國土安全部

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The U.S. Homeland Security forcesExploring terrorist targeting preferencesBreaching the fortress wall : understanding terrorist efforts to overcome defensive technologiesNational emergency responsesU.S. homeland security : a reference handbookReview of the Department of Homeland Security's approach to risk analysisEvaluation of a site-specific risk assessment for the Department of Homeland Security's planned national bio- and agro-defense facility in Manhattan, Kansas