This report describes how the U.S. military responded to the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti, and it presents recommendations for improving military foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
Oct 29, 2013
RAND researchers developed an initial prototype tool to help determine capabilities and resources a locality will likely require during a disaster. The report also describes two social networking tools for local coordination of disaster preparedness.
Oct 12, 2012
The report of the "Advisory Panel on Department of Defense Capabilities for Support of Civil Authorities After Certain Incidents" provides more than 40 recommendations about how the nation can overcome obstacles that complicate the nation's ability to respond effectively to CBRNE incidents.
Sep 1, 2010
This report describes the current policy context for domestic all-hazards risk-informed capabilities-based planning by local military and civilian authorities and provides a framework for a local planning support tool for their use.
Apr 12, 2010
Assesses the Department of Defense (DoD) response to three potential anthrax-related incidents at DoD facilities in March 2005 and recommends ways that DoD can improve its incident-response capabilities.
Apr 13, 2009
The Challenge of Domestic Intelligence in a Free Society: A Multidisciplinary Look at the Creation of a U.S. Domestic Counterterrorism Intelligence Agency
Does the United States need a dedicated domestic counterterrorism intelligence agency? This book examines such an agency's creation, possible capability, and approaches for assessing its effectiveness and acceptability to the public.
Jan 19, 2009
Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism on March 8, 2007.
Mar 6, 2007
Analysis of Department of Defense Plans and Responses to Three Potential Anthrax Incidents in March 2005: Executive Summary
What do three potential anthrax-related incidents at Defense Department mail facilities tell us about the readiness of the Pentagon and its planned responses to such incidents?
Apr 6, 2006
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission on January 26, 2006.
Jan 17, 2006
Three years after 9/11, the RAND Corporation held a conference to share results from recent terrorism studies with government officials, military officers, congressional staff, foundations and NGOs, foreign embassy representatives, and the public.
Jun 13, 2005
Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on January 26, 2005.
Jan 25, 2005
Empowering State and Local Emergency Preparedness: Recommendations of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction
Testimony presented to the Committee on the Judiciary, Council of the District of Columbia on February 6, 2004.
Dec 21, 2004
Testimony presented to the House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations on March 16, 2004.
Dec 21, 2004
Answers the question: Under what circumstances could military medical assets be requested for support to civil authorities?
Oct 27, 2004
Testimony presented to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States on April 1, 2003.
Jan 1, 2003