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The challenge of protecting mass gatherings in a post 9/11 world

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security.

The challenge of protecting mass gatherings in a post 9/11 world

hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 9, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Rules and practice.,
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Crowds -- Security measures -- United States.,
  • National security -- United States -- States -- Planning.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .H57 2008g
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22985443M
    ISBN 100160821126
    ISBN 109780160821127
    LC Control Number2009358705

    Laws governing such gatherings must not unconstitutionally interfere with the right of free expression and the right of free assembly. Supreme Court Allows Content Neutral Regulation of Mass Gatherings - Thomas v. Chicago Park Dist., No. (U.S. ) Standing to Contest Future Controls on Mass Gatherings - Park v. INTRODUCTION FOR WALK THROUGH THE MASS During this Year of Sunday Mass, many people (priests and lay people) have asked for a tool that will help the faithful understand what it is that we do, and why we do it, when we gather for the celebration of the Mass. Those parishes that have planned and facilitated gatherings in which theFile Size: 1MB.

    This book about a trip around the world, taken in late Dec. Sept. , is fascinating. It was undertaken in the pre-9/11 world, security-wise, but many of the same problems still exist. The premise of Jeff's trip was to circumnavigate the world via the ground or via ocean, and not take any air travel/5. Mass Gathering Articles, Featured Columnists, Training Courses, Product Reviews and Videos.

    A metastudy published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, “Non-Communicable Health Risks During Mass Gatherings,” examines the broader health risks associated with mass public gatherings. The researchers, based at the University of Zurich, the University of Texas School of Public Health and other institutions, looked at data on non. Food poisoning at the fair, rabies exposure at the rodeo, crowd trampling at a World Cup game: what is the role of public health at events that attract large crowds? This online course teaches you to assess and plan for the prevention and mitigation of public health threats at mass gatherings.


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The challenge of protecting mass gatherings in a post 9/11 world by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE CHALLENGE OF PROTECTING MASS GATHERINGS IN A POST-9/11 WORLD. Date(s) Held: th Congress, 2nd Session. GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID: Y 4.H Witnesses.

THE CHALLENGE OF PROTECTING MASS GATHERINGS IN A POST-9/11 WORLD Wednesday, July 9, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY, Washington, DC.

The committee met, pursuant to call, at a.m., in RoomCannon House Office Building, Hon. Bennie G. Thompson [Chair-man of the committee] presiding. Challenge of protecting mass gatherings in a post 9/11 world iii, 87 p.

(OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security.

ISBN: amount of effort – applies to mass gatherings as well. All large-scale mass gatherings need to be protected in the post-9/11 world. Mass gatherings can be categorized in a number of different ways. Mass gatherings occur over different periods of time. Some are one-day events, such as the Super Bowl.

Others extend for. List of publications on Mass gatherings. Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (). for mass gatherings: key considerations, June This new version builds on the expertize gained across the global mass gathering (MG) community since this was published.

It has also been expanded to cover more than communicable diseases and includes new areas such as legacy, environmental health and different contexts. Key considerations for mass gatherings. Interdepartmental Mass Gatherings Group.

Lasting positive legacy in the form of: Strengthened public health system. Improved medical and hospital services. An improved living environment. Increased public health awareness. Mass Casualty Management Systems: Strategies and Guidelines for Building Health Care Sector Capacity, pp.

World Health Association. • Yazawa K, Kamijo Y, Sakai R, Ohashi M, Owa M. Medical care for a mass gathering: The Suma Onbashira Festival. The Hajj, one of the world’s largest mass gatherings, takes annually place in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

2 Inapproximately million Muslims from more than countries visited this holy place for 5 days of rituals compulsory for all Muslims capable of undertaking the journey. 3 This challenge to the country perhaps is no less than Cited by: 5.

A six-part series describes the scope of the emerging specialty of mass-gatherings health. Mass gatherings are events such as religious occasions, music festivals, or sports events that attract enough people to exceed the capacity of routine health and public safety measures.

In this introductory video to the podcast episode, Craig outlines some of the issues related to healthcare planning for mass gatherings. More information can be found at Summary: This document provides an update to the Communicable disease alert and response for mass gatherings: key considerations, July This new version builds on the expertise gained across the global mass gathering community since this was published.

This is an original and devastating look at the post-9/11 world from one of America's most incisive and insightful political commentators. It explores how America and the West lost their way as well as the struggles of their respective governments to reclaim the moral authority on which their survival demands/5.

I would encourage readers to read the actual text of the essay "Mass on the World" in the appendix of this book before reading King's book itself. The first few chapters of the book are about Teilhard's life and overall work as a priest, paleontologist, and theologian/5(14).

Daily Catholic Mass celebrated by Father Eric Cadin of Braintree, MA on Monday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time. Readings: Colossians 1: 24–2: 3 -L.

Participants are seated in a circle. After a few minutes of silent settling, the Mass begins. The readers can read from their seats, or can come forward to a lectern or podium. If they choose to sit, it is best for them to be opposite one another in the circle. If preferred, the whole recitation can be done over soft background music.

•Divide into 1) Pre-planning, 2) Planning, 3) Operations, and 4) Post-event review •1) Pre-planning - Know type of event, expected attendance, dates and duration, agencies involved, transport modes, alcohol and drug policy, event history,File Size: 2MB. Public Health Security for Mass Gatherings.

Domestic Preparedness Journal. 6(1): The author focuses on H1N1 and terrorism and highlights the importance of planning for related public health threats prior to a mass gathering.

Several other articles in this issue are also relevant to mass gatherings. Committee on Homeland Security. Start studying World History: Lesson The Challenges of Our World.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Webinar Highlight Mass Gatherings Case Study:The Boston Public Health Commission’s response to Marathon bombing Resources Resources contributed by webinar guests Improving Biosurveillance for Mass Gatherings – The Boston Marathon Example The Boston Public Health Commission shares their experience using surveillance technology to respond to the needs of injured persons and prevent.

At a mass gathering like the Super Bowl, the Olympics, or in a public place like the airport, the community includes people you do not know, but whose actions could help prevent a catastrophe or save your life.

Here are four things you can do to prepare yourself and protect others when traveling to, and attending, a mass gathering event. Mass Gatherings and H1N1.

The spread of the current H1N1 influenza virus provides a timely example of the public health challenges involved in mass gatherings and in the risk assessment factors associated with such gatherings. During a pandemic, major events may have to be canceled or postponed because of the influenza risk involved.

Thousands of special events and mass gatherings (e.g. conventions, sporting events, community based festivals, and parades) take place throughout the year in the U.S. These events can bring hundreds of thousands of people into one place, and therefore present significant challenges for preparedness planning and emergency response.