Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

New Book Coming 05-23-2019
New Book Coming
Coming soon from the CRC Press, the 3rd edition of Emergency Management, The American Experience. Due out this summer. The Diva is the editor of the book.  
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Recently there have been many analyses of why disaster funds are not reaching victims in a timely way.  The Diva has published several articles and links, including a recent study by the GAO. From Roll Call, another explanation of a … Continue reading →
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As a follow up to the Pew Trust study on state spending, here is an article of interest: How Ohio Designed Its System to Track Natural Disaster Spending. State Emergency Management Agency official discusses effort to better capture costs. On … Continue reading →
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Author:  Cindy Clark The children sat in rapt attention, their faces upturned, hanging on the words being read aloud from the book, “Molly and the Earthquake.”Tilting the book so all could see the pastel-colored il...
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Author:  Paul Huang Over the past several years, our state, local, tribal, and territorial partners have experienced, first hand, destruction caused by floods in communities across the country. In fact, for the 201...
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Author:  Rachael Neal I recently took a vacation to Japan. On our last day, my group chartered a boat to snorkel, hike and enjoy a beautiful chain of islands off the coast of Okinawa. On our way back, our boat was ...
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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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