Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

See this account in the Washington Post today.
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Guest posting from Jim Blair on the Opioid Crisis. Some months ago the president declared opioids a crisis, but the action ended there.
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State of FL: Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness; Draft Final Report. It is 118 pages. [Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation.] The Diva has not yet had a chance to read it. Comments from readers are invited.
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Author:  Daniel Kaniewski, PhD Major disasters persistently test our nation’s capacity to recover and adapt. As the 2017 calendar year came to a close, more than 25 million Americans (nearly 8 percent of the U.S. p...
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Author:  Jocelyn Norman How did we deliver more than 3,500 pounds of food and water to an isolated community in central Puerto Rico cut off from the rest of the island due to a collapsed bridge? The obvious answer ...
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Author:  Jocelyn Norman SRT San Juan and RRT Los Angeles offload boxes of food and cases of water in Naranjito, Puerto Rico. People didn’t expect Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to be an innovator in a disa...
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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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