Alan Brown

Unlocking the Federal Treasure Chest
By Alan S. Brown Going into the new year, the new federal budget for FY 2007, which begins this June 30, lays aside $41.6 billion for all nondefense homeland
Homeland Security Priorities Apparent in Budget
Two years ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) came into existence in what the Bush administration has called the largest governmental
Evacuation: What We Can - and Cannot - Learn from Hurricanes
Somewhere downtown, people are falling to the ground. Within minutes, the first patrol car pulls up. It's obvious there's been some kind of release, but
The First 48 Hours: Things to do When Disaster Strikes 1
First responders usually measure events by hours. But sometimes incidents spiral out of control. A hurricane batters a coastal community.
Homeland Security Programs Teach Fundamental Lessons
Even before 9/11, the Office of Domestic Preparedness (ODP) funded a broad range of training and exercises to help states respond to
Underutilized Responders
Charles Hargrove was getting a Snapple and donut from a coffee cart outside his Manhattan office when the guy next to him took off his

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