Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

Mapping Harvey’s Impact on Houston Homeowners.Filed under: Housing, Hurricane Harvey
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Author:  Carl Levon Kustin On Saturday, September 9 I received an email from my daughter, Rachelle, notifying me that a friend of hers had not heard from his mother since Hurricane Irma hit the island of St. Thomas...
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It has been 25 days since H. Harvey made landfall, but the preliminary cost estimates are really high.  See: Economic costs of Harvey, Irma $200-$300 billion; insured cost to reach $70 billionFiled under: Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma
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Resources to Support Education Agencies With Recovery and Continuity of Operations and Learning Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Has your education agency been affected by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma? In collaboration with other federal agencies such as the Federal Emergency … Continue reading →
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Author:  Jacob Vawter Editor's Note: Updated on September 15Photo Credit: Canadian Department of National Defense In keeping with a tradition of cross-border emergency assistance, on August 28 the Government of Ca...
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Author:  Jessica Stapf Peak hurricane season runs from the middle of August to the middle of October.1 Right now, we’re in the middle of it.Back in May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration put out t...
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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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