Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

From the WashPost; Fresh from Hurricane Harvey’s flooding, Houston starts to build anew — in the flood plain There has to be a better way to rebuild. Any suggestions from readers?
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From RollCall: Opinion: As Hurricane Season Approaches, It’s Time to Fix Disaster Funding. “Our federal government should stop treating natural disasters as surprises.” Among the recommendations are to fix the Stafford Act and the National Flood Ins. Program. We have … Continue reading →
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NIST Launches Study of Hurricane Maria’s Impact on Puerto Rico. The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced it will study the impacts of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, focusing specifically on the performance of critical … Continue reading →
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Author:  Ana G. Bolívar Editor’s Note: Hurricane Maria changed the lives of many when it hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. Four survivors, now FEMA local hires, share their stories on how Hurricane Maria impacted ...
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Author:  Anely Latalladi Ortega Editor’s Note: Hurricane Maria changed the lives of many when it hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. Four survivors, now FEMA local hires, share their stories on how Hurricane Maria i...
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Author:  Geralyn M. Ryan Janet Papinaw, grants writer for Hendry County, Florida, holds resources supplied by the Coordinated Place Based Recovery Support Team to help her identify technical and financial assistanc...
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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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