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Terrorism & Homeland Security Committee

The IAFC Terrorism & Homeland Security Committee provides guidance to the IAFC and policymakers about how to prepare for the next terrorist attack.

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Emergency Management Committee

The IAFC's Emergency Management Committee addresses mutual aid and state-to-state coordination through the IMAS project.

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Large-Scale Response Events
IAFC Academy
Participants who complete this L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic program will be awarded an IAFC-NWCG Certificate for L-580: Leadership is Action. Return to your organization better prepared for complex incidents of the future.
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Apparatus on scene

The IAFC large-scale response area focuses on events that typically require resources and coordination beyond a single department including:

  • Homeland security and terrorism
  • Mutual aid
  • Natural disasters

Resources and Lessons Learned

Chief Kevin McGee, Chair of the IAFC Terrorism & Homeland Security Committee, discusses homeland security and active shooter resources available from the IAFC and in development, as well as lessons learned from French officials and first responders following the Nov. 2015 Paris attacks.

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