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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
Weekly IAFC COVID-19 Task Force Webinar
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The task force expects to hold COVID-19 Update webinars each Monday at 4 PM ET through the duration of the pandemic.
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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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