Stressed Responders

Walters, Jonathan
January 2006
Governing;Jan2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p19
The article discusses the factors to consider by the U.S. government in distributing federal grant money for homeland security that encourages cooperation and avoids fragmentation. The U.S. Conference of Mayors argues the need for Congress to give such grant to local governments. Emergency response officials suggest the importance of having a regional preparedness and response plan to encourage cooperation. It provides information on the Metropolitan Medical Response System administered by the Department of Homeland Security.


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