In a collaborative effort, emergency managers throughout the United States worked to educate the public on minimizing donations to disaster scenes to help manage burdensome resources.
According to several scholars, society moves in cycles. If the drug epidemic is moving in a cyclical fashion, it is important to figure out what the community factors are to break the cycle.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.
Harvey is a devastating storm that will require one of the largest recovery efforts in U.S. history - and that includes sound interagency collaboration.
As of Monday, August 28 Houston, Texas has not been evacuated. Will it prove to be a good decision?
Emergency management personnel are often omitted from disaster movies; does this mean that the overall public image of emergency managers need improvement?
Rides at carnivals and state and county fairs sometimes experience mishaps that can cause serious injuries or even death.
Volunteer retention is an important consideration for emergency agencies. Managers should be surveying their volunteers to figure out what areas their organization can improve on to improve retention efforts.
Many fire departments and Emergency Medical Services agencies are placing oxygen masks on ambulances for animal-related emergencies.