Homeland Security Presidential Directive 8, 'National Preparedness', Implementation Status Overview, NEMA Midyear Conference [open pdf - 3MB]
"HSPD-8 outlines requirements for NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS. Not Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, or Terrorism Preparedness--rather All-Hazards Preparedness. We need to reorient our preparedness programs within DHS and at the local, State, Federal, and NATIONAL level. To do that, we need a national all-hazards preparedness strategy. Its time to take the All-Hazards approach to the next level."
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