During the rescue situation, dogs were …to find any survivors, but as the building ….word got around that there was only dead bodies; the downtown area was without water and electricity, many of the hospitals nearby was running on electrical generators. People who came in nearly 36 hours after being found in the rubble was given intravenous lines to help them stay hydrated while their vital signs was taken. Many of the rescue workers who arrived first on the scene of 9/11 did not survived as the towers continued to crumble. But those who did, listened for survivors or any sounds of life but with the smog and ash covering everything. It made the search difficult to achieve……………. Continued (06 Pages with References)
HSM 320 Week 2 Assignment 2, Past Act of Terrorism, Fort Hood Shooting
On November 5, 2009, “An Army psychiatrist facing deployment to one of America’s war zones. The suspect killed 13 people and wounded 30 others in a shooting with two handguns at the Fort Hood Army post in central Texas” (McFadden, 2009). The suspect was 39 year old Major Nidal Malik Hasan who was a veteran since 1995. This was best explained with our coordination with other first responders that “We did just like we were trained to do…Shouting commands and working as a team. We had no time to feel anything, just to react” (Department of Defense, 2009)…………….. Continued (05 Pages with References)
In a minimum of 250 to 300 words, describe at least two personnel safety issues faced by September 11th first responders (World Trade Center or Pentagon). Provide two suggestions for how government agencies (local, state, and or federal) could have coordinated. And communicated better to avoid these safety issues. Support your thoughts and ideas with appropriate resources.
HSM 320 Week 2 Discussion 2, Terrorist Tactics
Define the tactics of one terrorist group from the following list: al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, the Islamic Brotherhood, or the IRA. Provide two examples of attacks carried out by this terrorist organization. Include the following information for each attack. When, where, type of attack (nail bomb, suicide bomber, car bomb, explosives, etc.). And casualties/wounded. Briefly explain how first responders reacted and cared for the wounded. Explain what first responders could have done better, and why these actions need improvement.