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Reminder: If you are interested in recovery matters, there is a facebook group called Disaster Recovery Community that you may want to join.
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NYU Law launches new center to help state AGs fight environmental rollbacks. Thanks to Michael Bloomberg, who puts his money where his mouth is, a new legal aid center has been created to deal with environmental rollbacks from the Trump … Continue reading →
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Louisiana struggles to track impact of disasters Exactly how many homes and businesses were impacted by the 2016 flooding? Surprisingly, it’s a difficult question to answer. Data collected after any disaster remains spotty and imprecise. But now state officials say … Continue reading →
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Author:  Jessica Stapf In the early days of Twitter, one of the biggest and most rampant uses of the platform was to spread false rumors of celebrity deaths. I’ve seen several of them in my day, fallen for a few, a...
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Author:  Naomi Winston I joined the FEMA Region 6 Youth Preparedness Council three years ago, after joining the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Explorers, a program I have been a part of for five years. The progr...
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Author:  Jessica Stapf “What did you do before you came to FEMA?”My answer to this question isn’t as exciting as many of the ones I’ve heard over the nearly four years I’ve been associated with FEMA in some capacit...
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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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