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Homeland Defense Journal

Homeland Defense Journal and its associated web site, e-newsletter, training courses and conferences, market research and focused special reports together seek to facilitate communication among all levels of government concerned with homeland security, covering the issues and the technology, solutions, policies, people, case studies and events affecting that community.


Homeland Security Monitor

The mission of the new Homeland Security Monitor, launched in July of 2006, is to provide key news features, analysis, tradeshow coverage, and occasionally tap into the lighter side of Homeland Security.


Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)

LLIS is the national network of Lessons Learned and Best Practices for emergency response providers and homeland security officials. LLIS's secure, restricted-access information is designed to facilitate efforts to prevent, prepare for and respond to acts of terrorism and other incidents across all disciplines and communities throughout the US.


Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT)

The National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism located in Oklahoma City is dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge to help prevent terrorism and mitigate its effects.

Originally incorporated, on September 23, 1999, as a non-profit corporation in Oklahoma and recognized as such by the Internal Revenue Service, MIPT grew out of the desire of the survivors and families of the Murrah Federal Building bombing of April 19, 1995 to have a living memorial. We intend to honor that desire by doing what we can to try to prevent other cities from living through what Oklahoma City had to live through.


Oklahoma 2-1-1

The Oklahoma 2-1-1 Advisory Collaborative is committed to the implementation of single points of entry to health and human services in all regions of the state. 2-1-1 telephone information and referral is intended to increase access in a manner that is consistent with the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) standards and, in its final stage, be accessible and usable by all people in Oklahoma.


2-1-1 (Nationwide)

2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 2-1-1 is being spearheaded by United Ways and comprehensive and specialized information and referral agencies in states and local communities. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.


Responder Knowledge Base (RKB)

The Responder Knowledge Base has been built specifically to serve the needs of Emergency Responders. It contains information on currently available products, along with a wealth of related information such as standards, training, and grants. All vendor information is screened before posting.


Terrorism Knowledge Base (TKB)

The MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base (TKB) is the one-stop resource for comprehensive research and analysis on global terrorist incidents, terrorism-related court cases, and terrorist groups and leaders. TKB covers the history, affiliations, locations, and tactics of terrorist groups operating across the world, with over 35 years of terrorism incident data and hundreds of group and leader profiles and trials. TKB also features interactive maps, statistical summaries, and analytical tools that can create custom graphs and tables.


The Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For more than 90 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter¿for the nation and the world.


The Terrorism Research Center

Founded in 1996, the Terrorism Research Center, Inc. (TRC) is an independent institute dedicated to the research of terrorism, information warfare and security, critical infrastructure protection and other issues of low-intensity political violence and gray-area phenomena. The TRC represents a new generation of terrorism and security analysis, combining expertise with technology to maximize the scope, depth and impact of our research for practical implementation.