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Emergency Management Blog Articles

11-17-2018
The Paradise fire is catastrophic. And the wildfire threat to California is only growing. The ingredients that fueled the deadly wildfire were brewing for years. Residents only had minutes to flee. An excerpt: The fact is, climate and forest science … Continue reading →
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Here is one account from a scientist writing for The Conversation: Climate Change and Wildfires; How do we know if there is a link.
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From the Congressional Research Service, this new report: Small Business Administration: A Primer on Programs and Funding
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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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Author:  Andrew Slaten FEMA and Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED) conducted a 3-day summit on emergency management training and education on the EMI campus.  With support from USNORTHCOM, ...
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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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