Recent Emergency Management Articles

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Once of the advantages of decades of experience is the recollection of previous situations where the federal response and recovery endured major clashes with state and local officials.  The example that comes to mind is Hurricane Andrew in Florida in … Continue reading →
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TX and Disasters 01-23-2020
Texas on path of half of the $1 billion disasters in 2019 the country’s billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in 2019. The Lone Star State claimed seven of 14 of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s $1 billion disasters last … Continue reading →
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From HSWire: From bush fires to terrorism: how communities become resilient A thoughtful analysis worth reading.
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Author:  Daniel Kaniewski, PhD October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month; a month to ensure all Americans are safer and more secure online. At FEMA, we are always focused on preparing ourselves, our partner...
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Author:  Angela R. Gladwell October is National Community Planning Month. Community planners around the globe join the American Planning Association  in highlighting this year’s theme of “Planning for Infrastructur...
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Author:  David I Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration It only takes one storm, one flash flood, or one inch of water to cause significant damage to a home or bus...
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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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