Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS Chief). The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide, and super...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/22/2022 Donna Dittman Hale, Executive Director Mary Ochsner, LPC, CRC, BC-TMH Network Director Email:execdirector@bayriverstelehealth.org Em...
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Job Opportunities:Northampton County is currently recruiting for both full-time and part-time positions of EMS Provider (Intermediate or Paramedic preferred).Shifts are 24 hours on with 72 off. Shift...
Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some peo...
HAZ - Terrorism

Terrorism

photo - terrorism - car bombWhat is Terrorism?

Terrorism is the use of force or violence against people or property for the purpose of intimidation, force or ransom. Terrorists often use threats to create fear among the public, to try to convince citizens that their government is powerless to prevent terrorism, and to get immediate publicity for their causes.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) categorizes terrorism in the United States as one of two types - domestic terrorism or international terrorism.

  • Domestic terrorism involves groups or individuals whose terrorist activities are directed at elements of our government or population without foreign direction.
  • International terrorism involves groups or individuals whose terrorist activities are foreign-based and/or directed by countries or groups outside the United States or whose activities transcend national boundaries.

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