Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security: Emergency Preparedness: A Comprehensive Approach [video] [open html - 15KB]
"In this Viewpoints interview, Ellis Stanley, General Manager, City of Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Department, discusses how the field has evolved from cold-war practices of emergency management to modern policy development in the age of terrorism. Mr. Stanley addresses the need to conduct hazard analysis from a regional perspective and the ability to respond to a crisis in a coordinated fashion, engaging not just state, local and national governmental agencies but also the general public." The Center for Homeland Defense and Security produces the "Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security" series to allow homeland security leaders to share opinions on current issues and challenges.
Center for Homeland Defense and Security: http://www.chds.us/