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.
Collaboration is an important component of emergency management. Do we need more policies in place to help fuel collaboration between departments?
Emergency managers must know and understand their given jurisdictions to prevent certain public safety emergencies from happening and resolve some of the issues surrounding hoarding behavior.
Forty-three people died during the devastating riots that gripped Detroit in 1967. But it was the brutal deaths of three black teenagers — killed by police at the Algiers Motel — that garnered the most attention.
Isomorphism refers to the notion that organizations mirror themselves after other organizations. Applying this concept to emergency management can have excellent ramifications on tightening areas of emergency management.
Climate Change: New research is significant because 2 degrees Celsius has often been regarded as the threshold for so-called "dangerous" climate change.
The truth about sharks: According to the University of Florida, you are 75 times more likely to die from lightning than a shark attack.
As baby boomer firefighters retire and the millennial generation increasingly moves into the workforce, the overriding concern is how to successfully manage incoming millennial firefighters.
Body armor is a relatively controversial issue. It brings up numerous issues about the safety of first responders and the 911 calls they answer.
In the last six months, there have been a number of mass casualty incidents that have forced emergency management professionals to contemplate how to handle mass casualty incidents in the future.