The test program equips SWAT officers with computers and cameras so when out in the field, trauma surgeons can help them respond to critical injuries.
The Golden Guardian exercise helps California agencies practice emergency response and recovery after a simulated earthquake hits the San Francisco Bay Area.
Pamela Jenkins, research professor of sociology, addresses the “unevenness of the recovery” in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Long-term planning starts with partnership-building, encompasses economic revitalization and ultimately keeps a community viable.
The 30 recipients are recognized for their efforts to increase preparedness at the local level.
Federal grants that aided police in the Boston Marathon bombing have shrunk in recent years and are at risk of further cuts under the president's reform proposal.
San Jacinto College EMT program in Houston incorporates care under fire exercises in curriculum.
Tom Ridge addresses the importance of leadership and resiliency at the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference.
Modeled after the national Community Emergency Response Team program, more than 500 colleges run C-CERTs to increase on-campus emergency preparedness.
The site aims to connect citizens willing to offer resources and services after a disaster occurs.
Emergency Management Papers
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