Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks
Individual preparedness is an important element of our nation's strategy for homeland security. This report adopts a scenario-driven approach that provides a rigorous way to identify actions-linked specifically to terrorist attacks-individuals can take to protect their health and safety. The result is an individual's strategy across four types of terrorist attacks-chemical, radiological, nuclear, and biological-consisting of overarching goals and simple and directive response and preparatory actions. The actions are appropriate regardless of likelihood of an attack, scale of attack, or government alert level; designed to be sensitive to potential variations; and defined in terms of simple rules that should be easy for individuals to adopt.
Download eBook for Free
|ePub file||9 MB||Best for mobile devices.
On desktop computers and some mobile devices, you may need to download an eBook reader to view ePub files. Calibre is an example of a free and open source e-book library management application.
|mobi file||3.9 MB||Best for Kindle 1-3.
On desktop computers and some mobile devices, you may need to download an eBook reader to view mobi files. Amazon Kindle is the most popular reader for mobi files.
- Copyright: RAND Corporation
- Availability: Available
- Print Format: Paperback
- Paperback Pages: 198
- List Price: $28.00
- Paperback Price: $22.40
- Paperback ISBN/EAN: 0-8330-3473-1
- Document Number: MR-1731-SF
- Year: 2003
- Series: Monograph Reports
All Prefatory Materials PDF
Scenario Approach to Developing an Individual's Strategy PDF
An Individual's Strategy PDF
Catastrophic Terrorism Scenarios PDF
Emergency Guidelines PDF
Focus Group Methods and Results PDF
A Review of the Risk-Perception and Risk Communication Literature PDF
Supplementary Materials PDF
The research described in this report was sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This research was conducted within RAND Public Safety and Justice.
This report is part of the RAND Corporation monograph report series. The monograph/report was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1993 to 2003. RAND monograph/reports presented major research findings that addressed the challenges facing the public and private sectors. They included executive summaries, technical documentation, and synthesis pieces.
Permission is given to duplicate this electronic document for personal use only, as long as it is unaltered and complete. Copies may not be duplicated for commercial purposes. Unauthorized posting of RAND PDFs to a non-RAND Web site is prohibited. RAND PDFs are protected under copyright law. For information on reprint and linking permissions, please visit the RAND Permissions page.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.