consequence management


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consequence management

Those measures taken to protect public health and safety, restore essential government services, and provide emergency relief to governments, businesses, and individuals affected by the consequences of a chemical, biological, nuclear, and/or high-yield explosive situation. For domestic consequence management, the primary authority rests with the States to respond and the Federal Government to provide assistance as required. Also called CM. See also nuclear, biological, and chemical defense.
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"Operations" is far too general; a straightforward statement focusing on consequence management or CBRN defense would provide a greater degree of clarity as to what the branch actually does.
The Internal Security Fund would finance actions currently supported by the specific programme on prevention, preparedness and consequence management of terrorism and other security-related risks, by the specific programme aiming to support projects relating to the prevention of and fight against crime or by the External Borders Fund.
Through meetings and symposia, the division provides information on a wide variety of matters involving SOFA, low intensity conflict and related national security matters including counternarcotics, combating terrorism, consequence management resulting from terrorist events, civil affairs, psychological operations, force protection, humanitarian operations and peacekeeping.
The Daily Times quoted him, as saying: "If we are to have any chance at disaster prevention or consequence management, we must act quickly and decisively as coming catastrophes would exacerbate current conflicts."
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Mona Dreicer has worked in nuclear-related areas of international security dose reconstruction, consequence management, environmental risk and protection, and nuclear reactor safety for the U.S.
The National Security Council split consequence management out of the Joint Staff counterproliferation strategy to be a standalone "pillar" of its new combating WMD strategy.
This report addresses the extent to which (1) DOD's CBRNE consequence management plans and capabilities are integrated with other federal plans; (2) DOD has planned for and structured its force to provide CBRNE consequence management assistance; (3) DOD's CBRNE Consequence Management Response Forces (CCMRF) are prepared for their mission; and (4) DOD has CCMRF funding plans that are linked to requirements for specialized CBRNE capabilities.
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FM 3-11.21, Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Consequence Management Operations (1 April 2008), is designed for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) responders who plan and conduct consequence management in domestic, foreign, or theater operational environments.
When directed by the president or the Secretary of Defense, NORTHCOM provides defense support of civil authorities, including consequence management operations.
Section 1031 would expand the categories of equipment that may be purchased through DOD by state and local governments to include consequence management equipment for homeland security and emergency response activities.