ABSTRACT

Pandemic Impacts to Lifeline Critical Infrastructure   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Scope: "The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (DHS/OCIA) produces Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Notes in response to changes in the infrastructure protection community's risk environment from terrorist attacks, natural hazards, and other events. This note examines the impact of a pandemic on lifeline critical infrastructure at the local, regional and national level, including the effects of absenteeism on these sectors. This note also reviews the potential economic impacts resulting from a pandemic and procedures for mitigating the impact of a pandemic. This note supports DHS leadership, the DHS Protective Security Advisors, and other Federal, State, and local agencies. This product was developed in coordination with the DHS Office of Health Affairs, the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate's Office of Infrastructure Protection, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of Energy (DOE)."

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2015-07-30
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Public Domain
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/
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pdf
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