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Terrorism

Be Ready
Information on preparedness for the general public from the US Dept of Homeland Security
Bibliography of Government Documents Related to Terrorism
(Oklahoma Department of Libraries-US Government Information Division)
This annotated bibliography lists materials specifically related to terrorist activities spread across several decades and large geographical regions. Most of the documents are US government produced reports, articles and memos resulting from the September 11, 2001 attack.
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Disaster Preparedness
(American Academy of Family Physicians)
From the American Academy of Family Physicians. Provides links to significant sites related to bioterrorism and other threats
Children & Disasters
From the American Academy of Pediatrics. Includes information for medical professionals, parents,teachers & community planners. Provides information about specific biologic, chemical and radiologic agents from the Academy and links to resources to other agencies
Department of Defense
Department of Homeland Security
MUSC only
eMedicine: Disaster Resources
Provides access to a large number of chapters on chemical, biologic and other toxic agents; disaster management and trauma; and grief and bereavement. Login and select Disaster Resources from left side of the screen. Another option is to search for a specific disease or agent in the search box. Selected chapters available as a PDA download.
FBI: War on Terrorism, Counterterrorism
Bioterrorism and Drug Preparedness
Site includes information developed by the FDA as well as links to other sites. Information provided about anthrax treatments, smallpox vaccines and other agents. Includes infomation for the general public. Primary focus drug treatment; significant focus on drug treatment in special populations such as pregnant and lactating women.
Mass Casualty/Bioterrorism Links
Significant links from the American College of Emergency Physicians
National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)
A cooperative asset-sharing program among Federal government agencies, state and local governments, and the private businesses and civilian volunteers that augments the Nation's emergency medical response capability.
Positioning America's Emergency Health Care System to Respond to Acts of Terrorism.
A report of the Terrorism Response Task Force, American College of Emergency Physicians
Preparing for Terrorism: Tools for Evaluating the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program
Textbook providing three evaluation tools and a three-part assessment method for evaluating local capabilities for dealing with chemical, biological, or radiological terrorism. Choose the Read option from the middle of the page to read the text for free.
Resources on Bioterrorism and Unconventional Civilian Disasters
From the American College of Surgeons
SC Prepares
This website functions as a clearing house for training efforts in South Carolina related to public health, bioterrorism and disasters. Designed for health care professionals and first responders. This site was produced by the Training Advisory Sub-Committee (TASC), a subsidiary of the South Carolina State Bioterrorism Advisory Council. It is managed by SCETV.
SC Training Resources for Public Health, Terrorism & Disaster Preparedness
This website functions as a clearing house for training efforts in South Carolina related to public health, bioterrorism and disasters. Designed for health care professionals and first responders. This site was produced by the Training Advisory Sub-Committee (TASC), a subsidiary of the South Carolina State Bioterrorism Advisory Council. It is managed by SCETV.
Statement on Unconventional Acts of Civilian Terrorism: A Report from the Board of Governors
From the American College of Surgeons