Combating Terrorism: Management of Medical Supplies : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, May 1, 2001
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations
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Página 49 - Unlike an explosion or a tornado, in a biological event, it is unlikely that a single localized place or cluster of people will be identified for traditional first responder activity. The initial responders to such a biological attack will...
Página 33 - April 1992, established the architecture for a systematic, coordinated, and effective Federal response to a disaster or emergency situation. • Executive Order 12656. Assignment of Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities. November 1988, charged VA to plan for emergency health care services for veterans, active duty personnel, and, as resources permit, to civilians in communities affected by national security emergencies. • Presidential Decision Directive - 62. Combating Terrorism, May 1998 tasked...
Página 49 - Increased vigilance and preparedness for unexplained illnesses are an essential part of the public health effort to protect the American people against bioterrorism. Toward this end, CDC, •working in collaboration with State and local health departments, many other public health partners, and other Federal agencies, has begun the effort to upgrade public health capabilities locally and nationally to respond to biological and chemical terrorism.
Página 18 - Mr. Chairman, this completes my prepared statement. I would be happy to respond to any questions you or other Members of the Subcommittee may have at this time.
Página 49 - Stockpile (NFS), which is mobilized in response to an episode caused by a biological or chemical agent. The role of the CDC's NPS program is to maintain a national repository of life-saving Pharmaceuticals and medical material that can be delivered to the site or sites of a biological or chemical terrorism event in order to reduce morbidity and mortality in a civilian population. .The NPS is a backup...
Página 40 - Affairs, and International Relations Committee on Government Reform US House of Representatives July 10, 2001 Thank you, Mr.