Fact Sheet: Terrorism, 2009

(2009) Fact Sheet: Terrorism, 2009. Iowa Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Abstract

Learn about the nature of terrorism. • Terrorists often choose targets that offer little danger to themselves and areas with relatively easy public access. • Foreign terrorists look for visible targets where they can avoid detection before or after an attack such as international airports, large cities, major international events, resorts, and high-profile landmarks. Learn about the different types of terrorist weapons including explosives, kidnappings, hijackings, arson, and shootings. Prepare to deal with a terrorist incident by adapting many of the same techniques used to prepare for other crises.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Homeland Security, Terrorism
Subjects: Public Safety and consumer protection
Public Safety and consumer protection > Public safety
ID Code: 9596
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 17 May 2010 14:15
Last Modified: 17 May 2010 14:15
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/9596

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