Category Archives: Preparedness

FEMA Disaster Declarations

When thinking about risk assessment, don’t forget about FEMA’s website that lists federal disaster declarations.  Searchable by state, FEMA region, and disaster type, use this information to focus your training efforts and design table-top exercises. Click on this URL to … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood Resiliency Model

Here is a nice discussion about the role neighborhood groups can plan in preparedness and response.

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Lightning Season

Last week was “Lightning Safety Week,” according to FEMA.  Visit the NOAA page here http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/ to learn more about lightning and how to reduce the risk for yourself and those around you of being struck or injured by lightning.  In an average … Continue reading

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Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness

Thanks to FEMA for the heads-up about this conference, being held tomorrow, June 15–check out the conference site here:  http://www.meta-leadershipsummit.org/.   Here’s the description from FEMA’s news update:  Empowering Business, Government and Nonprofit Leaders to Act Together in Times of Crisis Leadership … Continue reading

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