16 Sep, 1985
National Security Decision Directive 188: Government Coordination for National Security Emergency Preparedness
United States. White House Office
National Security Decision Directive 188 sets forth policy on Government Coordination for National Security Emergency Preparedness: "It is the policy of the United States to have sufficient capabilities at all levels of government to respond to a spectrum of National Security Emergency Preparedness (NSEP) contingencies, from major natural calamities to hostile attacks on the Nation. This national policy includes an emergency mobilization preparedness program which provides an effective capability to meet defense and essential civilian needs during those emergencies. This policy directive defines the inter-agency structure for NSEP planning."
  • URL
  • Publisher
    United States. White House Office
  • Report Number
    National Security Decision Directive 188; NSDD 188
  • Date
    16 Sep, 1985
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Digital National Security Archive: nsarchive.chadwyck.com/
  • Format
  • Media Type
  • Subjects
    Emergency management--Planning
    Disaster preparedness--Plans
  • Resource Group
    Directives (presidential)
  • Series
    National Security Decision Directive [Reagan]

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