Homeland security

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Homeland security
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  1. homeland security

    high risk targets are military and civilian government facilities. 1__ __, 2__ __, high profile landmarks, large public gatherings, 3___ & ___, utlities, corporate centers
    • 1 internation airports
    • 2 large cities
    • 3 water & food supplies
  2. homeland security

    the can spread fear by sending 1___, 2__ or 3___ agents through the mail
    • 1 explosives
    • 2 chemical
    • 3 biological
  3. if you are trapped in debris

    do not light a match,
    do not move about or kick up dust.
    cover your mouth with a 1___ or clothing, tap on a pipe or wall to be heard. use whistle.

    2___ only as a last resort
    • 1 hankerchief
    • 2 shout
  4. the 1__ __ to protect the public in the event of a chemical or biological attack is to provide them with the info & instructions on 2___ __ __ ahead of time
    • 1 best way
    • 2 emergerncy preparedness measures
  5. Chemicals

    1___ __, 2_____, 3___ or solids that have toxic effects on people plants and animals
    • 1 poisonous
    • 2 vapors
    • 3 aerosols
  6. Chemicals can be 1__ & 2___. and can have immediate affects or long term
    • 1 odorless
    • 2 tasteless
  7. chemical agents are 1___ to produce. lethal but hard to make lethal concentrations b/c they dissipate rapidly outdoors.
    1 difficult
  8. chemical agents

    what does the following damage.. phosgene cyanide, vesicants or blister agents like mustard
    1 lung damaging
  9. chemical agents

    GA tabun, GB sarin, GD soman, GF & VX are examples of 1___ __ __
    1 nerves damaging agents
  10. 4 types of chemical agents are ...
    • lung damaging
    • nerve agents
    • incapacitating agents such as BZ
    • riot control agents like mace
  11. 1___ ___ __ are organisms or toxins that can incapacitate or kill people, livestock, crops
    1 biological damaging agents
  12. thress basic groups that can be used as weapons are ..
    • 1 bacteria
    • 2 virus
    • 3 toxins
  13. biological agents are small free living organisms that reproduce. treated with 1___
    1 antibiotics
  14. a 1__ is an organism which require living cells in which to reproduce & are intimately dependant upon the body. Do not respond to antibiotics, some drugs are sometimes effective
    1 virus
  15. 1___ are poisionous substances found in and extracted from living plants, animals, or microorganisms, some toxins can be produced or altered by chemical means.

    some can be treated with specific antitoxins and selected drugs
    1 toxins
  16. most biological agents are difficult to maintain and grow. many break down quickly when exposed to 1__ & other 2___ __
    • 1 sunlight
    • 2 environmental
  17. anthrax spores are very 1__ __
    1 long lived
  18. biological agents can be dispersed in 3 ways ..
    • 1 spraying in air
    • 2 infecting animals
    • 3 food & water contamination
  19. biological

    1__ __ fin mist that can carry for miles, inhalation hazard
    1 aersol dispersion
  20. biological

    1___ special through fleas, mice, flies, mosquitoes
    1 animals
  21. 1_____ deliberately spreading disease through livestock
    1 agroterrorism
  22. 1___ & ___ ___most microbes can be killed and most toxins deactivated by cooking food & boiling water
    1 food & water contamination
  23. in 1____ anthrax spores formulated into white powder were mailed to individuals in the government and media
    1 fall 2001
  24. postal sorting machines & the openings of letters dispersed the sores as 1___
    1 aerosols
  25. humans have been the source for infection for 1__ 2 __ 3 __
    • 1 small pox
    • 2 plague
    • 3 lassa viruses

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