RESOURCES

Critical Infrastructure and Economic Impact Considerations

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

This document provides guidance for pre-disaster planning for two of the National Disaster Recovery Framework Support Functions: Infrastructure Systems and Economic Recovery in order to recover from chemical, biological, or radiological incidents. It emphasizes understanding critical infrastructure interdependencies, and outlines methods for prioritization and restoration of infrastructure as well as to promote economic recovery. Such pre-planning before disaster shortens recovery time and increases the resilience of a community.

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