Accession Number:

ADA282311

Title:

The Army's Role in Domestic Disaster Support. An Assessment of Policy Choices

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

This report is intended as a first step in identifying the central issues for determining the appropriate role in disaster relief for the Army of the Future. It addresses four questions 1 What is the current structure of federal disaster response and how do the military, and the Army in particular, fit within it 2 What are current civilian needs for disaster response and how can the Army meet them 3 What are the chief implications of expanding the Armys role in jointly managed disaster support and 4 What are the options for expanding the Armys role and what steps should the Army support regarding these options

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE