This article identifies that responding to an emergency requires societal coalescence and cohesion to optimize effectiveness. Local, state, territorial, tribal, federal and international jurisdictional levels have to cooperate with each other in ways that are distinct from the norm in order to maximize resource utilization and minimize response time.
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- Legal Issues: This article address the complex jurisdictional and sector dimensions of legal preparedness that may vary substantially by the nature of the emergency or threat, its geographic and geopolitical extent, and the operational response that is demanded.
- Preparedness / Emergency Response: Promoting health and maximizing its response to public health threats requires the capacity to effectively coordinate law-based efforts across different governmental jurisdictions as well as across multiple sectors and disciplines.