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Terrorism Preparedness Resources
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About this Page
The links and downloads presented here are designed to educate and prepare the reader for terrorist events and other non-natural disasters such as chemical and nuclear releases. This site focuses on materials and links that will aid planners and emergency responders in preparedness, planning, recovery, medical and response issues.
This page is a natural outgrowth of ILPI's commitment to environmental, occupational and laboratory health & safety. For example, our related site on Material Safety Data Sheets receives over 750,000 page impressions each month.
This terrorism section of our web site is not actively maintained at the moment. We welcome additional suggestions for links and information. Send your suggested URL's to us by email.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What kind of respirator or other equipment should I purchase to defend myself from NBC (nuclear/biological/chemical) attack?
Our answer is "we don't know". That's because neither you nor we know what kind of agent will be used. For example, some gas masks could offer protection against certain chemicals, but a mask alone will be of little use if the material is Sarin, a substance so deadly that less than one drop on exposed skin is a lethal dose.
Some company links that may be of interest:
If anyone has other informational or commercial links that apply to this area, send your suggested URL's to us by email.
Send us your suggested URL's, comments, feedback and questions to our terrorism email address. We'll review the content and decide if it passes our editorial muster.
We would like to thank the following individuals and entities for encouraging us to develop this page or for their site suggestions:
- Charles E. Harris, Disaster Planning Coordinator, State RACES Training Officer, Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. We would especially like to thank him for the presentation on our preparedness training page.
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