From the DHS Blog: Presidential Policy Directive 8 – National Preparedness

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On March 30, 2011, President Obama signed Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 8 on National Preparedness.

But what does that mean exactly? Well, as the Department of Homeland Security writes on their blog:

“this directive instructs the federal government to take action to strengthen our nation’s security and resilience against a variety of hazards, including terrorism, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.”

To read the full post visit http://blog.dhs.gov/2011/04/presidential-policy-directive-8.html.

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06/17/2012 - 11:33
Posted on Wed, 04/13/2011 - 17:13
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