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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

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A Dictionary of Disaster Management

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Social sciences, Environment, Sociology
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... capabilities in the 1990s. Following the terrorist attacks in 2001 , however, civil protection in the US became integrated into the broader concept of homeland security with the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002 . At the local level, modern civil protection includes training programmes such as Community Emergency Response Teams , for example the Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) program, organized by the San Francisco Fire Department, and the ‘SF72’ concept, an information hub maintained by the city’s Department...