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Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security [website]   [open html - 31KB]

From the Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security's website: "The Mission of the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is to direct and coordinate all available resources to protect the life and property of the citizens of Connecticut in the event of a disaster or crisis, through a collaborative program of prevention, planning, preparedness, response, recovery, and public education.[...] The Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is responsible for coordinating with state and local government personnel, agencies, authorities and the private sector to ensure adequate planning, equipment, training and exercise activities by such personnel, agencies, authorities and the private sector with regard to emergency management and homeland security; coordinating, and as may be necessary, consolidating homeland security communications and communications systems of the state government with state and local government personnel, agencies, authorities, the general public and the private sector; distributing and, as may be appropriate, coordinating the distribution of information and security warnings to state and local government personnel, agencies, authorities and the general public; and establishing standards and security protocols for the use of any intelligence information. The Division also has the responsibility for providing a coordinated, integrated program for state-wide emergency management and homeland security. The Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is responsible for providing a coordinated, integrated program for statewide emergency management and homeland security."

Publisher:Connecticut. Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Copyright:State of Connecticut
Format:html
Media Type:text/html
URL:http://www.ct.gov/demhs/site/default.asp
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