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From E&ENews: How the Defense Production Act became a disaster law. Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation. Update: NYTimes article: It’s High Time We Fought This Virus the American Way.  The administration has all the authority it needs to … Continue reading →
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Update on April 3. This opinion piece by Michele Goldberg of the NY Times makes the point that Kushner’s role is not only unusual, but dangerous. See: Jared Kushner Is Going to Get Us All Killed. Trump’s son-in-law has no … Continue reading →
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From The American Enterprise Institute: National Coronavirus Response; A Road Map to Reopening.  20 pp. It appears that a plan to do an after action report similar to the one done by the 911 Commission is in the works. See: … Continue reading →
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Author:  Regional Administrator Thomas Von Essen (Region II) The USNS Comfort arrives in New York City in support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Cla...
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Author:  FEMA Public Affairs In times of uncertainty, helping others can have a significant impact.  To make the most of your contributions, it’s important to follow these guidelines for donating and volunteering r...
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Author:  FEMA Public Affairs FEMA continues taking aggressive and proactive steps to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Under the direction of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, FEMA, the Department ...
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Incorporating Social Media Into Your Exercises #SMEM
Post by: Kim Stephens Social media is now a common tool emergency management and response organizations turn to in order to interact with the public before, during and after a disaster event. However, testing the use of social media during … Continue reading →
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Reach Your Audience in an Emergency: #SMEM
Post by: Kim Stephens Keep the flood photos coming. Click here to upload: http://t.co/CyodRwubwx pic.twitter.com/YDfDp3XifU — WJZ | CBS Baltimore (@cbsbaltimore) April 30, 2014 Flooding was rampant yesterday for what seemed like half the country. Social Media was buzzing with … Continue reading →
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