ERIC Number: ED074315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Civil Defense, U. S. A.: A Programmed Orientation to Civil Defense. Unit 5. Governmental Responsibilities for Civil Defense.
Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.
A description of the laws and orders that provide necessary legal authorization for civil defense activities is provided. In addition, an outline of the responsibilities of all governments and the role of the private sector in civil defense is presented. Topics discussed include: (1) Legal authority for civil defense, (2) Civil defense responsibilities of the Department of Defense and the Office of Emergency Preparedness, (3) Civil defense responsibilities of other federal agencies, (4) Office of Civil Defense Regions, (5) State civil defense responsibilities, (6) Local responsibilities, (7) The local Civil Defense Coordinator, and (8) Rural civil defense, (9) Overall civil defense requirements. A test is included. (CK)
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.