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Introductory Remarks on Situational Awareness and Disaster Mitigation

Andrew D. Grossman, PhD

There is no denying the importance of first responders in disaster mitigation. Since September 11, 2001 (9/11), fundamental institutional change related to emergency planning moved swiftly, culminating in the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Following the attacks on 9/11, analyses covering a wide range of differing perspectives of emergency planning have been published and while