Hot Docs: Public Health, Safety, & Security for Mass Gatherings

Welcome to the inaugural “Hot Docs” post, by your very own Government Documents Librarian, Lori Lester.  She will contribute these items to our blog on a regular basis. Thanks, Lori!

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Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) Releases Report on Security for Mass Gatherings
On May 13, 2008, the Majority Staff of the Committee on Homeland Security, Chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, released “Public Health, Safety, and Security for Mass Gatherings”, a comprehensive report addressing challenges and offering recommendations for ensuring public security in the event of a terrorist act. The report provides 30 recommendations for action by all levels of government and the private sector in situations such as biological terrorism, and also gives advice on planning for emergencies and guidelines for information and resource coordination..

Read the press release.

Read the report.

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