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Protecting Ourselves
Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2011 - 19:28:10


Learn what America has done to make us more secure in these informative pieces. Investigate how airport security has tightened and whether biological weapons are a threat.

Protecting Ourselves
A Message About Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
In the event of a homeland incursion, preparedness will be the key to implementing an effective response.
Aug 13, 2011, 7:59am

Protecting Ourselves
Anthrax Vaccine for the Military
The U.S. Goverment has a special Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program for military personnel. The Individual's Toolkit under Education Toolkits is especially helpful when looking for information on this program.
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Aug 14, 2011, 7:03am

Protecting Ourselves
FBI Counter-terrorism Report
This report was excerpted from testimony by Robert S. Mueller, III, director of the FBI, Before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on October 17, 2002.
Aug 14, 2011, 8:37pm

Protecting Ourselves
Homeland Security
We've all heard the warnings, but are you prepared for an emergency?

Aug 14, 2011, 3:06pm

Protecting Ourselves
Homeland Threat Advisory
Check our current state of alert on the homeland advisory system. The current status is show in the upper right hand corner of the page.
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Aug 14, 2011, 10:58am

Protecting Ourselves
How Biological & Chemical Warfare Works
For the first time, biological and chemical warfare has become a real threat within the United States. This primer from How Stuff Works answers some of the basic questions that you may have.
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Aug 13, 2011, 12:00pm

Protecting Ourselves
How Cruise Missiles Work
In this issue of How Stuff Works we will look at cruise missiles so that you can understand what they are and how they work. Read More ]
Aug 14, 2011, 12:08pm

Protecting Ourselves
Plague War
The Soviets Union had amassed an arsenal of bio-weapons, is it still a threat? Learn more in this PBS special feature. Read More ]
Aug 13, 2011, 9:33am

Protecting Ourselves
As the year 2004 begins, the U.S. remains committed to expanding peace, pressing for freedom and openness, and generating wealth and the opportunity for prosperity around the world. U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell says that there has beenprogress in the global war against terro:
Aug 14, 2011, 5:51pm

Protecting Ourselves
The CDC Public Health Preparedness and Response
This section of the Center for Disease Control website covers everything you never wanted to know about biological and chemical weapon threats.
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Aug 14, 2011, 4:37pm

Protecting Ourselves
Why Did UN Diplomacy Fail?
With war appearing imminent, the question arises: why did diplomacy fail? Efforts to accomplish Iraq's disarmament without war fell apart in sharp disagreements among council members over the time, methods, and the ultimate aims in Iraq.

Aug 14, 2011, 11:22am

Protecting Ourselves
World Anthrax Data
This database from the World Health Organization provides specific reports on Anthrax outbreaks and guidelines for individual countries chosen from the interactive map.
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Aug 12, 2011, 7:32am

Protecting Ourselves
Your Family Disaster Supplies Kit
After a disaster, local officials and relief workers will be on the scene, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours, or it may take days. Would your family be prepared to cope with the emergency until help arrives?
Aug 14, 2011, 1:08pm


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