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Children in a Post-9/11 World

Redlener, Irwin E.

There is a special set of concerns with respect to children in a post·9/ll world. With the enormous national effort being made to prevent terrorism and particularly to enhance response capacity to unconventional weapons of terror, the special needs of children must be accounted for in preparedness planning at all levels. The important principle is that children are not "little adults" in terms of how they might respond to many potential chemical or biological weapons.

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Published In
About children : An Authoritative Resource on the State of Childhood Today
Pages
30 - 33
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Origin
Elk Grove Village, IL
Academic Units
National Center for Disaster Preparedness
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