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Terrorism Preparedness Resources
|Terrorism Preparedness: Chemical Resources|
Web-Based Resources for Chemical Preparedness and Response
- The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) has textbooks and handbooks such as Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook which includes sections on pulmonary agents, cyanide, vesicants, nerve agents, incapacitating agenst, riot-control agents, decontamination, casualty management, chemical defense equipment and more. They also offer the Field Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook, among other useful titles. Login required.
- Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for military nerve agents at the Gulf War Veterans Resource Pages. You can view a copy of the MSDS for VX nerve gas here on our site.
- The Organization For the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons site has a number of information on Fact Sheets that includes all aspects of chemical weapons as well as detailed information on nerve agents.
- In some cases, your best bet may be to shelter in place.
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