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Published on: 3/7/2013 9:48 AM
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Office of Emergency Services
55 W. Younger Avenue
San Jose, CA 95110
Fax: (408) 294-4851
Phone: (408) 808-7800
There is no "one size fits all" when it comes to describing the types and effects of possible chemical agents but the information contained in the pamphlet from the United States Department of State provides important general information.
Some basic caution is appropriate when handling your mail. Learn how to detect a potential threat.
Some of the worst emergencies are not always those which are imposed by nature, but those which are devised by our fellow humans. Take a stand against terrorism, and learn how to prevent, mitigate, and/or recover when terrorism strikes next.
A terrorism event may occur using radioactive material. Immediate radiation sickness and long-term illness will occur. The risk for developing cancer increases with exposure to radiation. Yet there are some basic ways to minimize that exposure.
Most bomb threats occur by telephone. Familiarize yourself with what you can do to assist security personnel manage the situation at work.
Terrorists may use your personal computer to launch attacks on government or business, often stealing or destroying important information with the potential to disrupt critical infrastructures. Do not be the weak link in the chain.
Threats to Water Supplies
Law enforcement officials are asking everyone to be extra vigilant in day-to-day activities. If you see a suspicious activity around storm drains, water treatment plants or other water facilities, call your local police department by dialing 9-1-1.
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