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Pediatric Terrorism

- Pediatricians may not seem like first-responders, but in a terror attack, they would need to be ready to treat children. A new report discusses their roles in disaster preparedness and response.

Defend America

- Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), a homeland security business 'accelerator' that links start-ups with major users of security technology, held a contest for firms developing new technologies in the aid of homeland security. Read the results.

Disaster Prevention

- Disaster prevention.

DHS Vacancies Hurt National Preparedness

- The House Homeland Security Committee released a report today detailing "critical leadership vacancies" at the Department of Homeland Security due to the department's seeming "overpolitization" of top posts.

Does the U.S. Need a Unified Security Budget?

- Does the U.S. Need a Unified Security Budget? On Boston Globe's op-ed page yesterday, two security experts - Lawrence Korb from the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense and Miriam Pemberton of Foreign Policy in Focus - argued the United States needs a unified security budget.

Cooperation Southern Style

- Find out how the state of Georgia and the private sector are learning to mesh their efforts in responding to a disaster.

Disaster Response and Recovery

- A good overview for anyone interested in learning about the growing field of emergency management and the twin concepts of disaster response and recovery.

A State Perspective - Virginia

- A talk with Michael M. Cline, Virginia's top homeland security official.

Disaster Management Done Right

- A disaster plan helped two NASA facilities prepare for the worst of Hurricane Katrina and provide support to communities in need.

Environmental Security

- If global warming causes food and water to become scarce, fragile regimes could collapse, which could abet terrorist groups, says a group of retired military officials.

Testing Robotic Help for Rescue Workers

- In the not too distant future, instead of a dashing firefighter saving you from a blaze single-handedly, you may also have to thank the kin of C-3PO.
 




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