Medical response to terror threats by Aaron Richman

Cover of: Medical response to terror threats | Aaron Richman

Published by IOS Prss. in Amsterdam, Washington, DC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Emergency Medical Services,
  • Emergencies,
  • Terrorism,
  • Medical emergencies,
  • Disaster Planning

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

Statementedited by Aaron Richman, Shmuel C. Shapira, and Yair Sharan
SeriesNATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics -- v. 65
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC86.7 .M474 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25322786M
ISBN 101607505029, 1607505037
ISBN 109781607505020, 9781607505037
LC Control Number2011507223
OCLC/WorldCa645493397

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Terrorism Response: A Checklist and Guide for Fire Chiefs and Community Preparedness Leaders is a toolkit providing a clear, systematic and comprehensive framework for all.

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7 Russian Terrorism, – Yves Ternon 8 The “Golden Age” of Terrorism Gérard Chaliand and Arnaud Blin 9 Lenin, Stalin, and State Terrorism Gérard Chaliand and Arnaud Blin 10 Terrorism in Time of War: From War II to the Wars of National Liberation.

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