Office for Domestic Preparedness: Weapons of Mass Destruction Training Program: Enhancing State and Local Capabilities to Respond to Incidents of Terrorism [open pdf - 9MB]
The ODP training program enhances the capability of the Nation to prepare for and respond to events of terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction, including chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) devices. ODP awards grants to State and local jurisdictions based upon needs and vulnerabilities assessments. ODP provides assistance to State and local jurisdictions through equipment acquisition support, training, exercises, and technical assistance. The ODP training programs are tailored for a broad spectrum of emergency responders, including fire service, hazardous materials, law enforcement, emergency medical services, public health, emergency management, public works agencies, governmental administrative, healthcare, and public safety communications.