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Homeland Security

Provides resources for extension educators and professionals on homeland security.  Resources include links to family info, parenting tool kit for children of parents in the military, related articles and congressional precedings.  (http://www.agctr.lsu.edu/eden/HomelandSecurity/professionals.aspx)

Complied list of resources from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and the CDC.  Includes information on biological, chemical explosion, radiation, nuclear blast, and terrorism. (http://www.agctr.lsu.edu/eden/HomelandSecurity/Response.aspx)

Ready.gov - From the Department of Homeland Security

Prepared in response to potential of a terrorist attack, this publication identifies simple things that the public can do now to prepare yourself and your loved ones.  Specific examples include assembling a supply kit and developing a family communication plan. (http://www.ready.gov/)

FirstGov Home Page

A comprehensive listing of topics related to emergency and disaster preparedness. (http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Usgresponse/Protect_Yourself.shtml).

Resources to support and educate families on the threat of terrorism. (http://www.ca/uky.edu/agcollege/fcs/AmericaAtWar/INDEX.HTM)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Offers guidelines for preparation and response for a variety  of topics biological, chemical, radiology and bioterrorism.  http://www.bt.cdc.gov/planning/index.asp

Guide to questions about Anthrax including transmission, prevention, and types of infection (http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/anthrax/faq/index.asp)

homeUniversity of Missouri

Guide to homeland security including bioterrorism, agroterrorism, and cyber security.  http://homelandsecurity.missouri.edu/education.html

    Agro Terrorism

This chemical, and biological weapons resource provide information on threats to our agricultural food supply. (http://cns.miis.edu/research/cbw/agromain.htm)


U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA)

Homeland security guide to planning a workplace evacuation in case of a terrorism attack. (http://www.osha.gov/dep/evacmatrix/index.html)

The National Academies: Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Expert-selected links to over 3000 web resources on bioterrorism and public safety. http://nap.edu/shelves/first