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Since the Diva obtained this document on Feb. 13th, the same day that Administrator Long resigned, she is not sure if this guidance will change when a new administrator takes over. But it is interesting to read at the present … Continue reading →
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A Health Information Exchange for Disasters. CA disaster victims benefit from system used in LA.
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From USA Today. Trump to Nominate Jeffrey Byard as New FEMA Administrator.
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Author:  Rachael Neal I recently took a vacation to Japan. On our last day, my group chartered a boat to snorkel, hike and enjoy a beautiful chain of islands off the coast of Okinawa. On our way back, our boat was ...
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Author:  Rebecca Wiggins When it comes to disasters, mother nature does not discriminate. People from all income levels and backgrounds have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a natural disa...
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Author:  Daniel Kaniewski, PhD Forty-four percent of Americans do not have $400 on hand to cover an emergency expense. These Americans will be ill-prepared to care for themselves and their families in the wake of a...
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Fort McMurray is a lesson for the rest of the Western United States about the increase in fire danger that we have seen develop over the years as the drought in the West has continued. For a wildland fire this was very expensive due to the loss of 2,400 homes and then also the impact of lost economi...
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Tom Bossert, who has been named to be the president's homeland security adviser appears, to know "which end is up" when it comes to homeland security and emergency management. If you look at the link above, it gives a brief work history. In particular I like the fact that he has worked at the Federa...
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