Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

Climate Change: Activities of Selected Agencies to Address Potential Impact on Global Migration.  The report urges Dept. of State to take action: Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of natural disasters, which could drive people around the world … Continue reading →
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From the U.S. Climate Alliance: New Governors’ Resilience Playbook; a 27 page handbook. There are some useful data and charts regarding numbers and losses from disasters in recent years. Interesting that state officials are urging others to take action.
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From the NYTimes: ‘It’s Making Us Less Prepared’: Shutdown Slows Planning for Hurricanes and Other Disasters For experts who make a living forecasting hurricanes, storm season is a year-round worry. When the tropics are calm, as they are now, researchers … Continue reading →
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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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Author:  Raymond J. Piper View in FEMA Multimedia LibraryThe time to prepare for Hurricane Florence is now. This powerful storm is expected to bring powerful winds, flooding, storm surge, and dangerous rip currents...
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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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