GENERAL ALERT LEVELS

Rating: Site Name: Site Description:

3

Remarks by Governor Ridge Announcing Homeland Security Advisory System Provides description of the terrorism alert levels, relates them to potential scenarios, and provides background on their adoption.  (Entry 0205370)

2

DEFCON DEFense CONdition Federation of American Scientists page providing an overview of United States military alert conditions, a system that serves as the basis for many emergency management alert levels.  (Entry 0205371)

2

Comparison Graphic Between Federal Security Advisory System Codes, and the State of Hawaii Threat Level Conditions Graphic colored depiction of the State of Hawaii's existing threat levels compared to the new homeland security terrorism threat levels.  (Entry 0205372)

2+

City of Hampton Current Situation Links at the bottom of the page lead to state, city, and military base hurricane readiness postures, with current status and limited explanation of the criteria.  (Entry 0205372)

2+

United States Customs Service Alert Levels Explanation of the four level Customs Service security alert system.  (Entry 0205373)

3-

Volcanic Alert Levels Explained Describes the New Zealand volcanic alert level system for constantly active and reawakening volcanoes, identifies the members of each class, and provides criteria.  (Entry 0205374)  (Also listed under Hazards - Volcanoes)

3-

Alert Levels for Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano Seismic Research Unit at the University of the West Indies page describing alert levels, maritime exclusion zone, and probable tsunami outcomes for eruptions of a subsurface volcano.  (Entry 0205376) (Also listed under Hazards - Volcanoes and Hazards - Tsunami)

2

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Security Level Requirements Table delineating access controls for a variety of functions to NIEHS facilities under various levels of security alert. (Entry 0205379)

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Virus alerts lack standards Network World Fusion News article addressing the variety of alerts associated with computer viruses and the associated problems.  (Entry 0205380)