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Terrorism is the use of force, fear and/or violence by a person or group to intimidate or coerce societies or governments.  Terrorism often has political or ideological motives. These attacks can take many forms and could happen anytime and in any place.

BE informed

Today, we face serious terrorist threats.  It’s important to know the various types of threats and how to react should an attack take place.

·         Biological Threat:
The deliberate release of germs or other harmful substances that can cause illness.

·         Chemical Attack:
The deliberate release of toxic gases, liquids or solids that can poison people and the environment

·         Explosions:
The use of explosions to cause mortal injury or destruction of property.

·         Nuclear Blast:
The deliberate detonation of a nuclear device resulting in intense light, heat, radiation and collateral damage

·         Radiation:
The spread of harmful radiation through an explosion such as a "dirty bomb.”

If a terrorist attack occurs, you will be given instructions from public officials. In the meantime, there are a variety of steps you can take to keep your family safe.  To learn more about each of the situations above, click on related links.

BE curious

For additional information on preparing for terrorist attacks, visit:

·         Just in Case Arizona