Enter the FEMA Camp:
Well, in order to understand the subject, we must define a few terms. What indeed is a "camp" ? People have popularized conceptions of Dachau or Ashuwitz, gas chambers, ovens and guard towers with jackbooted thugs patrolling and killing indiscriminantly. Is that really what a FEMA camp is or would be like?
Enter H.R. 645. National Emergency Centers ESTABLISHMENT Act was submitted by Democrat Alcee L Hastings of Florida. The bill calls for Homeland Security to use KBR, a subdivision of Haliburton, to create no fewer than six national facilities for the concentration of civilian internees on military installations.
Enter Field Manual No. FM 3-19.40 MILITARY POLICE INTERNMENT/RESETTLEMENT OPERATIONS from
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 1 August 2001
This field manual is the basis of operations for the handling of all forms people in all situations. From the definitions section of Chapter 1, we can be labeled a CIVILIAN INTERNEE which as the manual defines is:
"person who is interned during armed conflict or occupation if he is considered a security risk or if he needs protection because he committed an offense (insurgent, criminal) against the detaining power. A CI is protected according to the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (GC), 12 August 1949."