This report assesses the extent to which: (a) the Department of Defense (DOD) has guidance and plans for supporting civil authorities in the event of a domestic outbreak of a pandemic disease; and (b) the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Homeland Security (DHS) have plans to respond to a pandemic when DOD support capabilities are limited.
This guide is designed for local governments to help them prepare for recovery from future disasters by engaging with the whole community and planning recovery activities that are comprehensive and long term.
This report assesses the extent to which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and others provide disaster services to people with disabilities, people with limited English proficiency, and children in need of family reunification. The U.S. Government Accountability Office examined federal, state, and local disaster assistance efforts for six major disasters that occurred from March 2014 through October 2015.
This report, released by the Global Health Council, is a biennial publication of comprehensive statistics and examples showing how the United States has been a global health leader for the past decade. The report addresses some of the most pressing global health issues, from vaccines and immunization to global health security.
This first Annual Report to Congress on the State of the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories provides a comprehensive overview of the laboratory system, covering science and technology programs, management and strategic planning. DOE’s 17 national laboratories, operating in 15 states, form the core of their S&T organization.
This report, a statistical overview of fires in the United States, provides the fire service and others with information that motivates corrective action, sets priorities, targets specific fire programs, serves as a model for state and local analyses of fire data, and provides a baseline for evaluating programs.
The Global Risks Report 2017, drawing on the perspectives of experts and global decision-makers, examines the five greatest priorities facing the world in 2017, their interconnections and the actions necessary to avoid their harshest fall-out.
The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has updated its report, “Prevent, Counter, and Respond – A Strategic Plan to Reduce Global Nuclear Threats (FY 2016-FY 2020).” Since the initial report was published in March 2015, significant changes have occurred in the nuclear and radiological threat environment. This report describes these and other important developments and implications.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designed this planning guide to help states and territories prepare for recovery by developing pre-disaster recovery plans that follow a process to engage members of the whole community, develop recovery capabilities across state government and nongovernmental partners, and ultimately create an organizational framework for comprehensive state recovery efforts.
This report profiles U.S. fire department run activity as reflected in the National Fire Incident Reporting System. It will help readers to understand the full role that fire departments play in a community. In 2014, fire departments responded to 23,315,600 reported incident calls.