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National Policy Websites
FDA-Food Defense & Emergency Response
Includes components of FDA's food defense and emergency response effort, including information on food defense programs, regulatory information and the Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Collection of Homeland Security policy and strategy documents, newsletters and featured topics. Some material available to all, other material is restricted and requires an account, which is free.
Index of Presidential Directives
Index to full text of Presidential Directives on matters pertaining to homeland security. Directive numbers 5, 8, 10 and 21 are especially pertinent to health professionals.
Information on Federal Government initiatives on medical countermeasures. Features reports, public meetings, federal guidance, etc.
National Incident Management System
Program that provides the template for management of incidents and emergencies
National Preparedness Research Library
Links to the National Response Framework document which outlines a comprehensive all-hazards approach for responding to a national incident. Also has links to other guides and legal authorities (ex: the Stafford Act).
US GAO Disaster Management
Listing of reports and testimonies related to disaster preparedness, response and reconstruction.