News

The New York Times: Defense Secretary Warns Commanders Not to Surprise Trump on Coronavirus.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/02/us/politics/esper-trump-military-coronavirus.html

San Antonio Officials Declare Emergency After COVID-19 Quarantine Hiccup

Assignment

New Chapter 37 – Homeland Security. If you missed class, pick up the chapter from my AA, Ms. Fox.

2020-Counterterrorism-Chapter-37

Resources

Dark Winter – a real worst-case scenario

National Response Framework, Fourth Edition

Federal Disaster Declarations

Stafford Act Assistance and Acts of Terrorism. Congressional Research Service, 2019.

Critical review of the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act

Do exercises really equal preparation? – The Hurricane Pam Exercise

Southeast Louisiana Catastrophic Hurricane Functional Plan, August 6, 2004 (wrap-up) in which Louisiana promised FEMA that it was ready for a major hurricane.

Preparing For A Catastrophe: The Hurricane Pam Exercise Hearing Before The Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, January 24, 2006.