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Chemical Sector-Specific Plan

Topics: Chemicals, Critical Manufacturing, Emergency Management, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Supply Chain, Critical Infrastructure Theory, Policy and Practice,

This document examines the process of producing chemical goods, ranging from manufacturing and transportation, to storage and use in different sectors such as healthcare or consumer goods. It then analyzes the risks that exist in those processes, such as cyberattacks or extreme weather. Finally, it discusses different ways to manage and mitigate risk, as well as ways to make the chemical sector more resilient to disasters. Examples of suggestions include holding training workshops and tabletop exercises, and increasing cross-sector communication.

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