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Cyber Security for Critical Energy Infrastructure - Enhancing Electrical Grid Security, Attacks on Ukrainian and Western Energy Sectors, Critical Infrastructure Management, Safeguards, Mitigation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical
The United States power grid is a logical target for a major cyber attack because it connects all of the nation's critical infrastructures with electricity. Attackers consistently exploit vulnerabilities of the bulk power system and are close to being able to disrupt electrical distribution.
Personal Disaster Preparedness Levels In the National Guard - Analysis of Survey Data, Readiness Rates Compared to General Public, First Responders, and Federal Emergency Management Agency Goal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Federal Government's model of Tiered Response for disasters assumes that National Guardsmen, when given a no-notice call to respond to an incident, will actually respond. This assumption may be true if the Guardsmen's area was unaffected, but might not be if it was affected.
2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires: Initial Observations on the Federal Response and Key Recovery Challenges - Complete Report on FEMA Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and California Wildfires
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
FEMA faced a number of challenges that slowed and complicated its response efforts to Hurricane Maria, particularly in Puerto Rico. Many of these challenges were also highlighted in FEMA's own 2017 hurricane after action report, including: the sequential and overlapping timing of the three hurricanes—with Maria the last of the three—caused staffing shortages and required FEMA to shift staff.
Analysis of Department of Defense (DoD) Support in Domestic Disaster Relief - Analysis of Federal Response to 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Importance of Pre-Positioning Supplies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Our research analyzed Department of Defense (DoD) involvement in the disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. During the 2017 hurricane season, the United States experienced three major hurricanes in rapid succession. These events tested the hurricane responses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have left some wondering why the DoD was slow to respond.
Inclusion of Disaster Resiliency in City and Neighborhood Comprehensive Plans - Locating Areas at Risk of Flooding Using Geographic Information System and Census Data to Analyze Regional Plans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Once hazard mitigation is included in a city's comprehensive plan, the region and its citizens are more prepared to respond to a potential natural disaster. The purpose of this study was to illuminate factors that encourage cities to include hazard mitigation within their comprehensive plans.
The DSCA Corps: Bridging the Gap Between the Profession of Arms and Domestic Operations - Defense Support to Civil Authorities Case Study of Hurricane Sandy and Cascadia Rising Earthquake Exercise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
An examination of two cases, the 2012 response to Hurricane Sandy and the 2016 Cascadia Rising earthquake response exercise, identifies several shortfalls in integration and coordination between the Army, other service components, and civil authorities.
United States Earthquake Early Warning System: How Theory and Analysis Can Save America Before the Big One Happens - Advocating Implementation of the ShakeAlert Warning System on the Seismic Network
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Earthquake
This study argues that the United States is unprepared for the most catastrophic earthquakes the country faces today. Earthquake early warning systems are a major solution in practice to reduce economic risk, to protect property and the environment, and to save lives. Other countries have already built earthquake early warning systems, but only after they suffered devastating earthquakes.
Emergency Support Function 15: Communication Synchronization during Defense Support of Civil Authorities Operations - Whole-of-Government External and Public Affairs, Lessons from 9/11 and Katrina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
In response to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, there were a number of shortfalls that surfaced in interagency coordination and jurisdictional boundaries such as poor information sharing, confused relationships, unclear understanding of roles and responsibilities and leadership challenges.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities provides: In depth discussions of the role of animal owners, emergency managers, volunteers, liability and business continuity during natural and technological hazards; Practical information to engage communities in mitigating adverse impacts of disasters on animals and their owners.
Risk Unbound: Threat, Catastrophe, and the End of Homeland Security - Risk Management, Lac-Megantic Quebec Oil Train Derailment Accident, 2015 Germanwings 9525 Airplane Crash, Hermeneutic Method
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Threat and catastrophe highlight the impossibility of providing perfect security, and demonstrate the limitations of risk-based security practices. This thesis presents an argument in three parts.