Question - Is Anthrax Present, Too Long to Wait for an Answer

Homeland-security experts believe the worst-case scenario for future terrorist attacks will involve biological-warfare agents such as anthrax rather than nuclear weapons. Which is why the numerous delays in the anti-anthrax program have aroused concern.

Anthrax Field Testing: Pros & Cons

Two closely related but diametrically opposed “point/counterpoint” articles: focusing on anthrax detection technology.

Real Resources and Real Reforms: A Report from the Committee Chairman

The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security promises fast and effective action – and the provision of “real resources” – to improve U.S. domestic preparedness across the board, to protect American lives & the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Captain Michael B. Anderson, MMRS National Program Manager

In most fields, basic training is part of the learning process. Fire, law enforcement, the military, and other disciplines have training academies for building competencies and testing new recruits. An exception to these types of requirements is the field of emergency management. This new training academy will ensure that all emergency managers are trained to the same standards regardless how much boots-on-the-ground experience they bring with them.

Upping the Ante Through Fusion Center Technology

The attacks more than five years ago on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by terrorists believed to be fundamental Islamic extremists dramatically changed the lives of all Americans.

Captain Michael B. Anderson, MMRS National Program Manager

DomesticPreparedness met with Captain Michael B. Anderson, National Program Manager, Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS). In this wide-ranging invterview, Captain Anderson discusses mass-casualty preparedness, highlighting the current emphasis on regional
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