Volume IX

Volume IX

Evacuation and Sheltering of People with Medical Dependencies – Knowledge Gaps and Barriers to National Preparedness

Emergency plans are mandated by a number of federal regulations, often with conflicting definitions, to incorporate people with medical dependencies. However targeted planning for this segment is presently hampered by substantial knowledge deficits defining this population and the potential resource requirements in a disaster.

By Petter Risoe, Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, and James Paturas

Homeland Security Education: A Way Forward

While there is nothing particularly wrong with proceeding forward into the uncertain future of homeland security education, much of the movement has been without directional evidence and debates as to direction have generated more heat than light.

By William V. Pelfrey Sr. and William D. Kelley Jr.

Operational Epidemiological Modeling: A Proposed National Process

To support the successful integration of civilian and military domestic disaster medical response, the Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response (YNH-CEPDR) and US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) have established the National Center for Integrated Civilian-Military Domestic Disaster Medical Response (ICMDDMR).

By Brienne Lenart, Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, Linda Bergonzi-King, Debra Schnelle, Theresa Lynn Difato, and Jody Wireman

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