ECBC traces its background in homeland security to the national Domestic Preparedness Program, a Department of Defense initiative aimed at enhancing federal, state and local emergency response capabilities during incidents involving nuclear, biological and chemical terrorism. With a history of research and development dating back nearly a century, ECBC was tasked to spearhead the congressionally-mandated program, which would take form as an innovative train-the-trainer and exercise campaign reaching more than 28,000 first responders in 105 of the nation's largest communities.
Today, ECBC's Homeland Defense Business Unit builds upon the foundation
of the Domestic Preparedness Program and continues to strengthen critical
military, federal, state and local emergency response capabilities,
including police, fire, hazardous materials, bomb squad and emergency
medical services. These integrated programs address weapons of mass
destruction (WMD) installation preparedness, improved response to WMD,
and technical assistance for preparing for and protecting against such
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