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The Office for Bombing Prevention is a branch within the Protective Security Coordination Division of the Office of Infrastructure Protection, a component of the National Protection and Programs Directorate.
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The mission of the USFA is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.

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The National Strategy for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Standards lays out the federal vision and goals to achieve a comprehensive structure for coordination, establishment, and implementation of CBRNE equipment standards by 2020.

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Occupant Emergency Plans are used to address preparedness, and must be written, implemented, and maintained. OEPs require coordination among facility management and occupants, as well as with external emergency response resources. OEPs describe the actions that occupants should take to ensure their safety if a fire or other emergency situation occurs.
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The mission of the Explosive Detector Dog (EDD) teams is the protection of life and property and providing a strong visible and psychological deterrence against criminal and terrorist acts. Prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the FPS had a minimal program of 12 EDD teams located in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. Since that time, the FPS EDD program has expanded to more than 70 teams nationwide.
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TRIPwire, the Technical Resource for Incident Prevention, provides the Nation’s law enforcement and emergency responders, including bomb squads, with up-to-date information on terrorist improvised explosive device (IED) threats.
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The Science and Technology Directorate Explosives Division promotes the development of effective techniques to protect our citizens and our country’s infrastructure against the devastating effects of explosives by seeking innovative approaches in detection, and in countermeasures.
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