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Authors: Gary Cecchine, Michael A. Wermuth, Roger C. Molan
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: assets, respond, terrorist, attacks, medical, military, civil, support, using, triage
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833036610
ISBN-13: 9780833036612

Even before the events of September 11, 2001, threat assessments suggested that the United States should prepare to respond to terrorist attacks inside its borders. This monograph examines the use of military medical assets to support civil authorities in the aftermath of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or conventional high explosives attack inside the United States. In conducting this study, the authors focused on the following questions: Under what circumstances could military medical assets be requested? What sort of asset is likely to be requested? Are appropriate assets and

Author: Pat Towell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: appropriations, authorization, fy2010, defense
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437924433
ISBN-13: 9781437924435

The DoD requested $663.8 billion for FY 2010. This includes $533 billion for the żbase budgetż ż all DoD activities other than combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan ż and $130 billion for żoverseas contingency operations,ż including those in Iraq and Afghanistan. The DoD also requested $75.9 billion in supplemental DoD appropriations for FY 2009 to cover war costs. Thus, the total appropriated for FY 2009 war costs is $141.8 billion. Contents of this report: (1) Recent Developments; (2) Overview of the Adminżs. FY 2010 Request; (3) Status of Legislation; (4) War Costs; (5) Base Budg

Author: Jennifer E. Lake
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: appropriations, department, security, homeland
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437918808
ISBN-13: 9781437918809

Describes the FY 2010 appropriations for the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS). The Admin. requested an appropriation of $44.1 billion in budget authority for FY 2010. This amounts to a $2.8 billion, or a 6.7% increase over the $41.2 billion enacted for FY 2009. Net requested appropriations for major agencies within DHS were: Customs and Border Protection, $10,049 million; Immig. and Customs Enforce., $5,458 million; Transport. Security Admin., $5,267 million; Coast Guard, $9,734 million; Secret Service, $1,490 million; Nat. Protection and Programs Direct., $1,319 million; FEMA, $7,235 million;

Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: providing, challenges, assistance, congressional, testimony, seniors, requested, americans, preliminary, observations, services, older
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437939155
ISBN-13: 9781437939156

Administered by the Admin. on Aging (AoA), Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA) is intended to assist individuals age 60 and older by providing supportive services. Title III, Medicaid and Medicare, state, and other sources of funding provide for several types of services, including congregate and home-delivered meals, transportation, and support for caregivers. This testimony reports on ongoing work by the auditor in preparation for the reauthorization of the OAA. This report describes: (1) Title III services most requested by seniors and how state and local agencies reach those most in

Author: David C. Maurer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: risks, quantifying, enhance, decision, making, practices, reflect, methods, prisons, cost, estimation, largely, bureau
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437925480
ISBN-13: 9781437925487

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BoP) is responsible for the custody and care of about 209,000 federal inmates -- a population which has grown by 44% over the last decade. In FY 2008 and 2009, the Pres. requested additional funding for BoP because costs for key operations were at risk of exceeding appropriated funding levels. This report examined: (1) how BoP estimates costs when developing its annual budget; (2) the extent to which BoP's methods for estimating costs follow established best practices; and (3) the extent to which BoP's costs for key operations exceeded requested funding levels id

Author: Charles Michael Johnson, Jr. (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assistance, pakistan’s, certification, progress, counterterrorism, issues, state’s, nonproliferation, department, little, relatively, billion, requested, subject, pakistan
Number of Pages: 18
ISBN-10: 1437989012
ISBN-13: 9781437989014

Author: U.S. International Trade Commission
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: apparel, caribbean, african, basin, countries, inv, requested, reports, saharan, sub, short, inputs, supply, effect, preferential, providing, treatment
Number of Pages: 45
ISBN-10: 1457821494
ISBN-13: 9781457821493
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