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By Friedrich Steinhäusler,Frances Edwards

September eleven, 2001 within the united states, March eleven, 2004 in Madrid – simply examples of a sequence of significant terror assaults opposed to NATO member states on each side of the Atlantic. We now recognize that overseas terrorism is able to transboundary making plans and armed forces variety execution of assaults, leading to a number of thousand lifeless and wounded. sooner or later even greater terror assaults can not be governed out, together with the deployment of guns of mass destruction. This new kind of catastrophic terrorism poses a big problem to the 1st responder group of their seek and rescue operations, considering that those new threats signify an unheard of probability for his or her health and wellbeing, probably even wondering their very own survival. because the first responders are the 1st line of defence of each neighborhood within the aftermath of any such terror assault, it truly is crucial for each neighborhood to make sure that its first responders may be able to supply their invaluable companies even in such severe events. during this vital new ebook a gaggle of specialists represents the present wisdom at the a variety of terrorism threats to first responders due to the unconventional use of traditional guns, besides radiological, nuclear, organic and chemical guns. additionally, the present state of affairs in chosen international locations of other sizes and useful adventure with terrorism countermeasures (Austria, Israel, Slovenia, Russia, united states) is reviewed, concentrating on the nationwide operational logistics and the person wishes for making improvements to the current scenario. eventually, this publication bargains cutting edge ideas to bolster the extent of safety of the 1st responders, culminating in fifty-one virtually acceptable recommendations.

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