Accession Number : ADB165802

Title :   U.S. Emergency Management: Assessing the Strategic Doctrine and Management Structure.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Aug 90-Apr 91,

Corporate Author : INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Childress, David

Report Date : APR 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : This paper considers whether the U.S. has (1) an appropriate Federal organization for effectively managing the common functions of emergency management and for responding to the varied events that fall within these functions and (2) a sufficiently defined strategic doctrine (including laws, regulations, policies, and priorities) for emergency management. Federal emergency management, as discussed in this paper, includes, a full range of actions needed for domestic response to emergency events, but does not include the use of the military in war scenarios or relations with other countries.

Descriptors :   *EMERGENCIES, *MANAGEMENT, *FEDERAL LAW, DOMESTIC, FUNCTIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, POLICIES, REGULATIONS, RESPONSE, SCENARIOS, UNITED STATES.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Administration and Management
      Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE